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COURSE FULL

This 2.5 hours interactive online MSD Skills training course is suitable for first year DPhil/MSc research students preparing for their first milestone; Transfer of Status.

 

COURSE AIM

This online session consists of discussions around process, of transfer, administrative requirements and strategy in designing the transfer report and choosing their assessors. The course is delivered by experienced assessor who can 'red flag' problems that have occurred in the past, and also highlight what makes for an excellent candidate and successful transfer viva. Ours stats indicate that 99.9% of those who attended this workshop transferred their status successfully.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Learn about the process, details of its administration and what the assessors expect from the students
  • Provide guidelines on the structure of the report and timeline for its delivery
  • Gain insights from an experienced transfer assessor at Oxford University

COURSE FORMAT

Online interactive live session.

There are pre-course and post course materials available in My Resources in AccessPlanIT. You will need to be logged in via SSO to join the session.

PLEASE NOTE:

This course has an automated communications workflow so all booking confirmation and reminder emails will come directly from the booking system, AccessPlanIT (also known as CoSY). Please check that the emails haven't gone directly to your spam and junk folders, as you will need to read and act on the information provided.

PARTICIPANT NUMBERS

Maximum 30

 

Feedback from previous online session:

" It was fantastic - it covered all the relevant information succinctly, and cleared up a lot of queries that I had (in particular about the choice of assessors, and structure of the transfer report). The process required with the GSO2 form was clear and very easy to understand.

 "The speaker was reassuring, but didn't underplay the amount of work that is required. She was able to pass on a lot of tips from her extensive experience, which was fantastic.

 "It was a brilliant session - thank you very much. Despite it not being face to face, they managed to make it feel very interactive. I would definitely recommend it to others”