Research events

Research degree supervisor training course

11 April 2017
Public event:
10.00AM - 4.30PM
Booking required:
Middlesbrough Tower M7.01
Contact information

Name: Dr Andrew Rawnsley
T: 01642 738046

This course provides basic training in the knowledge and skills needed by new supervisors of postgraduate research. It aims to meet the demands of the QAA Quality Code and the policy of Teesside University, with an emphasis on understanding the programme on which research students are registered at Teesside and practical supervisor skills.

The course is divided into a number sessions based on the role and responsibilities of the supervisor of doctoral candidates; good doctoral project management; and practical supervision skills.

Topics covered:
• what is a doctorate?
• doctoral studies at Teesside from admission to examination
• the practical management of research students 1 & 2
• supervision case studies
• overview of regulatory framework and policy for research degrees.

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