Professional Research Skills: Finding your Path in the World of Research

Module code: PS7602

This module will highlight some of the current issues in academic research and demonstrate how to design academic teaching material. You will plan effective methods of communicating complex ideas to a variety of audiences, and present research plans demonstrating critical thinking and originality. This module will equip you with a comprehensive set of professional and transferable skills for a future in academia – such as grant funding application- or for your future career – such as job interviews and applications through mock interviews.

Learning 

  • 30 hours of seminars
  • 270 hours of guided independent study

Assessment 

  • Grant application (50%)
  • Portfolio of professional activities (40%)
  • Mock job interviews (10%)