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PS5200: PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH SKILLS 1 (2017-2018)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:26


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
Co-ordinators
  • 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?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

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.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

18 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

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

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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