The School offers a short series of 1-hour, non-credit bearing, training sessions in semester one on research skills as shown in the schedule below. These are common to students on all postgraduate taught programmes in the School and research students are also encouraged to attend. (No registration required).
Schedule for 2017/18
|Date||Time||Topic (subject to confirmation or change)||Tutor||Venue|
|Wed 27 Sept.||4-5pm||The notion of 'structure'.||Prof. Rüdiger Görner||ArtsOne Lecture Theatre|
|Wed 1 Nov.||3-4pm||Using IT.||Mr Martin Barge||Bancroft FB1.23|
|Wed 6 Dec.||3-4pm||Literature Review.||Dr Carmen Ebner||G.O Jones UG1|
|tba||tba||Researching in Libraries and Archives.||tba||tba|
Details of remaining sessions to be announced during semester one.
Students studying Applied Linguistics for English Language Teaching may take additional non-credit bearing training modules from the following selection offered as part of the Language Centre's Insessional Programme provision:
- EAL7831 - Critical Thinking & Writing for Applied Linguistics
This module helps students to deliver what is expected from them in their Applied Linguistics' masters' programmes and has been designed to complement the Applied Linguistics: Dissertation Writing and Applied Linguistics: Critical Reflection modules in semester two.
- EAL7832 - Applied Linguistics: Dissertation Writing
This module has been designed to complement the Critical Thinking & Writing for Applied Linguistics module in semester one and the Dissertation Pathway 1 (standard research) module in semester three.
- EAL7842 - Applied Linguistics: Critical Reflection
This module has been designed to complement both the Critical Thinking & Writing in Applied Linguistics module in semester one and the Dissertation Pathway 2 (professional qualification) module in semester three.
No registration required. You will be automatically enrolled on these modules but will have the opportunity to opt out of taking them.
Further training opportunities in the School (particularly relevant for research students in obtaining PhD Skills Points) can be found by following our departmental events listings: