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This interactive online session is suitable for MSD first year DPhil students (and some MSD MSc students).

COURSE AIM

This 2.5 hour interactive online MSD Skills Training course helps students to understand the role of their supervisors, how to manage expectations and how to overcome any problems they might encounter. It also guides the students on how to take control of their research.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

Establish a productive working relationship with your supervisor

Learn how to plan a deliverable research project

PARTICIPANT NUMBERS

30

HOW IT WILL WORK

For the interactive session, you will be sent the link in the automated communication along with joining instructions. To join the session, you can click on the link 15 minutes before the session. Once the tutor has started the session they will tell you what to do. 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

A good internet connection, uninterrupted time, camera and microphone enabled on PC. 

Before the course you can:

  • send any specific queries/concerns/previous examples, to MSD Course Coordinator, who will forward it to the tutor(s) anonymously, for discussion during the interactive session.
  • follow the “Chatham House rule”.

ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATE ON SURVEY COMPLETION

It is now a requirement that you complete the three short questions in the survey you receive after attending the course. Once you have submitted the survey, you will be sent an email with a link to your attendance certificate. This is to ensure we receive the feedback we need to evaluate and improve our courses. Survey results are downloaded and stored anonymously.

PLEASE NOTE

Where no cost is given in the shopping trolley, no deposit is required. However, more than two consecutive non-attendances or late cancellations without good reason will be logged and may mean you cannot attend any further MSD training that term. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for further information.