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If you are nearing the end of your DPhil, this workshop will help you develop a plan for completing your DPhil and prepare for the viva.


The session will cover: 

  • What makes a good DPhil
  • Planning to write up your DPhil – structure, content and what makes good writing
  • What the viva will explore
  • What the examiners are asked to consider
  • FAQs and Q&A


Third and fourth year DPhil students


Dr Justin Hutchence & Dr Matt Jarvis


14:00 - 17.00 - 12th June 2023


A2, B1, B2, D2

The Researcher Development Framework (RDF) provides a framework for planning and supporting the personal, professional and career development of graduate students and research staff. See the the following for more details:

The Researcher Development Framework page

The Researcher Training Tool (click on Researcher Development)

Vitae (Vitae is a national organisation dedicated to realising the potential of researchers through supporting their professional and career development.)


Please note that this course will be delivered on-line and you will receive a link to the appropriate system in the days preceding the course.

When registering for this course please check our Terms and Conditions


Summary of Training Terms & Conditions

A summary of our training terms & conditions.  click for more detail.