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Once you have been through the Training Needs Analysis to identify the training and learning required to develop the skills and experience you need, then the Graduate Training Framework can help you to plan this in more detail.

The Graduate Training Framework has been organised into a framework of phases and categories to guide you through the broad periods of your doctorate, and help you decide which skills you want / need to develop. The framework is intended to act as a guide and is not prescriptive.

The framework

 

            

 

 

Foundations Phase (0-12 months)

Intensive Research Phase

(12-30 months)

Completion Phase

(24+ months)

Any Time during the DPhil

Transferable Career Skills

 

Your Successful DPhil

Poster Design and Presentation

Completing your DPhil

Scientific Writing: Core Skills

Presentation Skills

 

Scientific Writing : Getting your Paper Published

Viva Preparation and Practice

Scientific Writing: Getting your Paper Published

You and your Supervisor

Teaching and Learning: Preparing for Learning and Teaching (PLTO)

(Your department will run this session; there is a general overview of PLTO here)

Pathways Academic Career Development

Thesis and Report Writing

Research Integrity (Online)

 

Teaching and Learning: reviewing first steps and developing the next

 

Preparing to Negotiate

 

 

Teaching and Learning : Developing Learning and Teaching (DLT)

 

 

 Negotiation skills

 

 

Oxford Women's Development Programme (Not for first year graduate students)

Statistics: an Introduction

 

Research Skills

 

 

Research Skills at these phases are delivered in your department and research groups. Speak to your supervisor, Director of Graduate Studies or Graduate secretary for more details.

 

Academic Skills

 

 

Academic  Skills at these phases are delivered in your department and research groups. Speak to your supervisor, Director of Graduate Studies or Graduate secretary for more details.

 

 

Notes:

1. The phases are for guidance rather than rigid timescales.

2. The skills categories are defined as follows: Academic skills are lecture courses/ subjects that form an extension to, and fill gaps in, undergraduate knowledge; research skills are those needed to actually carry out research, for example safety, equipment use, programming; transferable career skills are those which are core to every student’s development and are genuinely transferable, although they may have a subject nuance. 

3. Therefore Academic skills and Research skills sit in departments. Transferable career skills sit in both department and Division (and other providers as appropriate)