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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview

These courses introduce some of the core skills required for a career in research, including reviewing the literature, publishing webpages, preparing funding applications, disseminating research through presentations and papers.

Course Details

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

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?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Reviewing the literature and reference management. Designing your own webpage. Funding sources and grant applications. Posters and academic talks. Scientific writing. Preparing and reviewing papers.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Research proposal for the student's project, based on the ESRC guidelines for funding applications (100%).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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