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This course will help you kick-start your DPhil.

course details

This session will set you up to make a success of your DPhil. It will familiarise you with University structures, information and resources, and get you thinking about how best to set yourself up now for a successful DPhil.

You’ll find out about the context of your DPhil and the support available to you; about how to take control, assess your skills and develop them further; how to approach your supervisory relationship; and how to plan and manage your DPhil project. 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this session you will:

  • Understand what makes a successful DPhil.

  • Be aware of the divisional structure, and of divisional resources available to you.

  • Meet and connect with fellow students.

  • Assess your skills and experience and identify areas for development.

  • Be aware of the supervisor’s perspective and develop strategies to manage your relationship effectively.

  • Develop strategies and use tools to support the planning of your DPhil project.

intended for

First year graduate research students

NUMBER OF PLACES

30

DATE/TIME

2nd November 2023 | 11.30 - 14.30

COURSE LEADER

Dr Molly Grace

BOOKING INFORMATION

To book your place on Your Successful DPhil please click here.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

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

RDF SKILLS 

B1, B2, 

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.).

Summary of Training Terms & Conditions

Summary of training Terms & Conditions