Research Student Seminar
This information is for the 2021/22 session.
Dr Berkay Ozcan OLD 2.32 and Dr Timothy Hildebrandt OLD 2.56
This course is compulsory on the MPhil/PhD in Demography/Population Studies and MPhil/PhD in Social Policy. This course is available on the MPhil/PhD in Demography/Population Studies and MPhil/PhD in Social Policy. This course is not available as an outside option.
This course is compulsory for all MPhil/PhD students in Social Policy. This course is not available as an outside option.
The course for first year students provides structured sessions for MPhil students (e.g. the MPhil/PhD process, ethics, risk). It also provides the forum in which first year full-time and second year part-time MPhil students must present their work to fellow students and staff in advance of submitting their major review (upgrade) document.
The course for second and third year students provides workshops on a range of topics including career pathways, attending conferences and publishing as well as opportunities to discuss their research with fellow students.
First year provision will be delivered by a series of seminars across the teaching year.
Second and third year: Workshops will be arranged through the year.
Course selection videos
Some departments have produced short videos to introduce their courses. Please refer to the course selection videos index page for further information.
Important information in response to COVID-19
Please note that during 2021/22 academic year some variation to teaching and learning activities may be required to respond to changes in public health advice and/or to account for the differing needs of students in attendance on campus and those who might be studying online. For example, this may involve changes to the mode of teaching delivery and/or the format or weighting of assessments. Changes will only be made if required and students will be notified about any changes to teaching or assessment plans at the earliest opportunity.
Department: Social Policy
Total students 2020/21: 6
Average class size 2020/21: 4
Value: Non-credit bearing
Personal development skills
- Team working
- Problem solving
- Application of numeracy skills
- Specialist skills