Not available in 2022/23
International Relations Research Design Workshop

This information is for the 2022/23 session.

Teacher responsible

Prof Tomila Lankina


This course is compulsory on the MPhil/PhD in International Relations. This course is not available as an outside option.

This workshop is compulsory for all second year International Relations Department (IRD) research students and open to other interested IRD research students.

Course content

This workshop will address issues concerning the formulation and design of the PhD research project. Its principal objective is to assist research students in designing a well-thought out and manageable thesis. It seeks to do so by providing a forum students discuss their research topic, the particular set of questions they intend to address and the methods they wish to use with other members of the workshop. Its aim is to provide students with constructively critical observations about their research project and the problems they may confront and preparing students for their upgrade Research Panel in the summer.


12 hours of seminars in the MT.


This course is not assessed.

Key facts

Department: International Relations

Total students 2021/22: Unavailable

Average class size 2021/22: Unavailable

Value: Non-credit bearing

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