Last modified: 31 Jul 2023 11:19
This course is a year-long (two semesters) course that provides a broad range substantive, methodological, and professional training for third year PGR students. The teaching goal of the course is to provide third-year PGR students with a range of educational materials and training experiences to better enable successful outcomes in their PGR program. In particular, this course builds on the first two year’s worth of training to focus on intensive viva skills, interview skills, and job search skills.
|Session||Full Year||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
This course provides a sequence of seminars during the two half-sessions. Each seminar is designed to provide a wide range of substantive learning experiences and opportunities to gain practical research skills. During the course, students will assemble a literature survey in alignment with their research project. At the end of the second half-session, the students will be expected to submit their dissertation.
Expected Seminar Topics to be Potentially Covered, depending on staff availability:
The course will also feature a weekly pastoral session to check on various PGR activities and needs while they progress through the First Year PGR Program to better ensure optimal study progress and health and safety issues.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
PhD Thesis (100%)
Resit: should the PhD thesis not be submitted, student will need to provide necessary evidence for a 12-month ordinary extension
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|