Finish Up Move On01 August 2012 - 02 August 2012
Is this course right for you?
This is a two-day course for final year research students of all disciplines. It covers what you need to know to successfully complete your PhD and move on to the next phase of your career, whatever that might be. The course also includes a section on leadership skills.
The two day programme is full and varied and includes time for discussion, reflection and practical exercises.
Lunch will be provided on both days.
The course will cover the following topics:
- PhD Thesis: Structuring your thesis,managing the writing, what to write, shaping the narrative of your thesis;
- PhD Viva: What to expect, how to prepare, being successful;
- Careers: How to decide what to do, discovering career options, networking, preparing for successful transitions;
- Leadership: Skills and qualities of leaders, practical exercises to develop leadership skills.
The programme has been developed by tutors from academia, industry and other sectors to ensure its relevance to PhD research and future careers.
Who should attend?
The programme is suitable for all final-year postgraduate researchers.
Wednesday 1st August AND Thursday 2nd August. Please note this is a TWO day course, you must be able to attend BOTH days.
Day 1 09.15 - 18.00
Day 2 09.15 - 16.30
This is a NON-residential course
THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL AND WE ARE NO LONGER TAKING BOOKINGS
Edinburgh Napier University
- Postgraduate researchers.
- Scotland and Northern Ireland
- Vitae SNI Hub
- Edinburgh Napier University
This course will take place at Edinburgh Napier University, Craighouse campus.
FREE to all final year research students in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
How to Book: This course is now FULL and we are no longer taking bookings.