Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


TITLE Managing Your Doctoral Journey Successfully

LEVEL D - Doctoral Workshops/Symposium

ECTS CREDITS Not Applicable

DEPARTMENT Doctoral School

DESCRIPTION The Ph.D. project presents a number of challenges and pitfalls that any doctoral researcher would do well to become aware of and learn how to overcome through a number of different strategies. This workshop aims to provide a number of insights and allows for the sharing of experiences that characterize the Ph.D. project. It is open to doctoral researchers at all stages of their Ph.D.


By the end of this workshop, the doctoral researcher should be able to:

- define the scope of the research project;
- assess possible opportunities and challenges;
- use milestone planning to diminish possible pitfalls;
- better handle different aspects/elements/phases of the project;
- identify potential stakeholders that may influence the project;
- frame the Ph.D. experience in the right academic context.

ADDITIONAL NOTES Timetable Details

Semester 2
Occ A - Part 1 - Date: 1 Apr 2019; Time: 9:00 - 12:00; Duration: 3 hours
Occ A - Part 2 - Date: 4 Apr 2019; Time: 9:00 - 12:00; Duration: 3 hours
Occ AE - Part 1 - Date: 1 Apr 2019; Time: 17:00 - 20:00; Duration: 3 hours
Occ AE - Part 2 - Date: 4 Apr 2019; Time: 17:00 - 20:00; Duration: 3 hours


Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Attendance No 100%


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