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Postgraduate Research Students

Planning & Managing your Research and Your Career (PhD students)

Research postgraduate courses usually last a number of years, depending on the level of qualification. The main characteristic of a research postgraduate course is that you will complete an original and independent piece of research, which may be in a specialised area related to your undergraduate degree.




Planning & Managing your Research & your Career (PhD Students)

Date: Michaelmas Term 2017
Time & Venue: Various
Target Audience: PhD students in all disciplines

A variety of workshops from the Planning and Managing Your Research and Your Career module for research PhD students in all disciplines will be delivered by Student Learning Development and the Careers Advisory Service this year.

They will take place on various dates throughout the term.

These face-to-face workshop sessions cover:

  • Planning & Time Management
  • Career Planning *
  • Effective Teamwork
  • CV Preparation *
  • Developing Critical Writing Skills
  • Effective Presentation Skills
  • Thesis Writing Process
  • Interview Skills *
  • Networking *
  • Viva & Oral Defence Preparation
  • Stress Management

Please see for details of workshop dates/times and to register to attend.

Other Eligible Workshops

IT Training Courses (e.g. Planning Thesis Production) - please see for details, dates and to sign-up.

SLD Workshops (Approaches to Literature Reviewing) – please see for details and dates.

Library Workshops (e.g. EndNote) – please see

For further information please contact: Dr. Tamara O’Connor, Student Learning Development email:



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