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C1 - Supervising doctorates at Coventry University

Event type

Research Training and Development

Event bookings can only be created between

12/12/2019 - 15/02/2020

What are the benefits?




Course Documents



This course is part of the Doctoral Supervision Programme 2019-2020.
The course has been designed by the Doctoral College and Centre for Research Capability and Development.

It is highly recommended that all supervisors complete this course. The course provides all the necessary information needed to supervise doctoral candidates under the new framework at CU. The course covers the support structures, the organisational processes and regulations, the framework, the expectations of supervisors and PGRs, the activities that the PGR would be undertaking during the first part of their studies, the role and responsibilities of supervisors a the different stages, and the assessment process.

This is a fully online module, based on Moodle, running between 17 February – 15 March 2020.
The course is estimated to take participants approx. 6 hours of work.

Registrations will close on 13 February.

Topics covered include:

- The research degree framework at CU
- Institutional structures to support PGRs and supervisors
- The role of supervisors in the research degree journey
- Ethical issues and implications in providing appropriate guide to candidates

Who should attend?

Supervisors who are new to the role and those who want to refresh their knowledge of the current regulations and curriculum framework for doctoral degrees at CU.
Academics who are expected to start supervising doctoral students in the next few months.

Occasions for this event

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Occasion(s) Weekday Location Location status
Confirmed17/02/2020 00:00 - 15/03/2020 00:00 Monday - Sunday Confirmed