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.
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Working outside Academia
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Starting your own Business
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Tips for successful networking.
Planning & Managing your Research & your Career (PhD Students)
Date: Michaelmas Term 2017
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:
Please see www.tcd.ie/careers/events* and student-learning.tcd.ie/postgraduate/events/workshops/ for details of workshop dates/times and to register to attend.
In addition, IS Services run courses on Planning Thesis Production using MS Word, Effective Presentations using Powerpoint and Photoshop for Posters. Please see their schedule at www.tcd.ie/itservices/training/ for details.
Please contact us if you wish to keep track of your attendance at workshops with the ECTS monitoring form. If you would like more information please contact Tamara O'Connor (Student Learning Development) at email@example.com or Fiona Hayes (Careers Advisory Service) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please register for individual career workshops at www.tcd.ie/careers/events. There is no need to register for SLD workshops but places are limited on a first-come basis.