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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.

COURSE DETAILS

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

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Engage productively with the final stages of the DPhil.
  • Apply a range of time management techniques.
  • Identify and apply the characteristics of effective writing.
  • Apply effective structure to the thesis.
  • Understand what is required in the viva.
  • Take opportunities to raise and discuss concerns.

INTENDED FOR 

Third and fourth year DPhil students

COURSE LEADERS

Dr Justin Hutchence & Professor Dimitra Rigopoulou

DATE / TIME

4th June 2024 | 09.30 - 12.30

BOOKING INFORMATION

Booking for this course will open at the beginning of Trinity term.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

When registering for this course, please check our Terms and Conditions.

RDF SKILLS

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.)