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PS5700: PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH SKILLS 2 (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27


Course Overview

These courses introduce more of the core skills required for a career in research, including report writing, preparing for the viva examination, dealing with non-academic audiences, and planning a career route.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 20 credits (10 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Soren Andersen

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • MRes Psychology (Science) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Writing the 9-month report and MRes thesis. The viva process. Dealing with non-academic audiences; the press and non-academic users. Career routes for postgraduate students.

Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Press release (40%) and report of their research suitable for non-academic users (60%).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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