Subject Inductions

Subject Inductions

During the first week of term there will be induction sessions for all programmes listed under the 4 Schools: School of Critical Studies, School of Culture and Creative Arts, School of Humanities, and School of Modern Languages¬†and Cultures. It is important to try and attend these inductions. 

School of Critical Studies Postgraduate Taught Degrees

It is vital that you come along to your induction events as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Please click on your programme title below to see full details.

Creative Writing, MLitt

School Induction

Date: Thursday 14th September 2017
Time: 10:00-12:30
Location: Room 611 (Lecture Theatre E), Boyd Orr building 
School Convenor: Dr Bryony Randall

The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you come along as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Following the general School induction, there will be programme inductions for all postgraduate taught programmes.

Programme Lunch 

Time:  12:30 -13:30
Location: 5 University Gardens, Room 101 (Room 308, 5 Lilybank Gardens)

All programmes will have a lunch session following the School Induction from 12.30-13.30 and we encourage students to bring their own lunch. This is an opportunity to meet with students on their programme and enjoy conversation.

Programme Induction

Date: Thursday 14th September 2017
Time: 13:30- 15:00
Location:  Room 308, 5 Lilybank Gardens
Programme Convenor: Ms Zoe Strachan
Creative Writing Administrator: Mrs Martha McCorkindale

What will it cover:  This is your first chance to meet your programme convenor and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment (Moodle), and hopefully, answer any other questions you may have about the programme.

Attendance:   We ask that all students attend induction as it cannot be rescheduled.  Please email the convener of your programme if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: None, at this stage.  


Creative Writing Distance Learning, MLitt

Please see the above Creative Writing induction information if you would like to attend any of the on-campus inductions. 

Date: Monday 18 September 2017
Time: 2-3pm
Location:   This will be an online induction.
Programme ConvenorDr Carolyn Jess-Cooke
Creative Writing Administrator: Mrs Martha McCorkindale

What will it cover: This will be an online welcome session at which you can meet your new classmates and the teaching team.

Attendance: All students enroled in Creative Writing Distance Learning, MLitt.

Preparation required: N/A.


English Language & English Linguistics, MSc/ MRes

School Induction

Date: Thursday 14th September 2017
Time: 10:00-12:30
Location: Room 611 (Lecture Theatre E), Boyd Orr building 
School Convenor: Dr Bryony Randall

The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you come along as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Following the general School induction, there will be programme inductions for all postgraduate taught programmes

Programme Lunch 

Time:  12:30pm
Location: 4 University Gardens, Room 202

All programmes will have a lunch session following the School Induction from 12.30pm and we encourage students to bring their own lunch. This is an opportunity to meet with students on their programme and enjoy conversation.

Programme Induction

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017
Time: 1.10 - 2.00pm
Location:  Glasgow University Laboratory of Phonetics (GULP), first floor, 13 University Gardens.
Prganisers: Professor Jane Stuart-Smith, Dr Rachel Smith and Dr Clara Cohen

What will it cover: MSc English Language and English Linguistics students are invited to the first meeting of 'lablunch'. This is a very informal meeting of phonetics/sociophonetics staff and students at Glasgow, and it is held in the Glasgow University Laboratory of Phonetics (GULP), which is on the first floor of Number 13 University Gardens (on the lower side of University Gardens, opposite English Language & Linguistics).

Please bring your own sandwiches, coffee/drinks etc., for eating whilst listening to an informal talk on 14th September from Ottavia Tordini, a student at Pisa, who is visiting the phonetics lab and working with Italian heritage speakers in Australia.  'Lablunch' is a regular event, so we also hope you will be able to join us on future occasions for talks and/or to discuss ideas.

Do come along - it will give you a chance to meet up with other postgraduates working in phonetics and sociolinguistics, plus Professor Jane Stuart-Smith, Dr Rachel Smith and Dr Clara Cohen, who together will be teaching and working with you for your studies of Phonetics and Sociolinguistics. We look forward to meeting you.

 


English Literature MLitt

School Induction

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017
Time: 10:00-12:30
Location: Room 611 (Lecture Theatre E), Boyd Orr building 
School Convenor: Dr Bryony Randall

The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you come along as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Following the general School induction, there will be programme inductions for all postgraduate taught programmes.

Programme Lunch 

Time:  12:30 -13:30
Location: 4 University Gardens, Room 202

All programmes will have a lunch session following the School Induction from 12.30-13.30 and we encourage students to bring their own lunch. This is an opportunity to meet with students on their programme and enjoy conversation.

Programme Induction

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017
Time: 13:30- 15:00
Location:  4 University Gardens, Room 202
Programme ConvenorDr Matthew Sangster

What will it cover: The induction will give you a chance to meet other people registered on the MLitt and will run through the structure and the requirements of the programme.  We’ll also have some time to talk about how best to shape your courses of study and to discuss the facilities and opportunities available to postgraduate students in Glasgow.

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting the MLitt in English Literature.  Please note that there are separate inductions for students who are registered on the four pathways (Fantasy; Medieval and Early Modern Literature and Culture; Modernities; and Victorian Literature).

Preparation required: Please make sure you are academically registered and enrolled in Research Training Course (ENGLIT5101).

 


Early Modern Literature and Culture MLitt

School Induction

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017
Time: 10:00-12:30
Location: Room 611 (Lecture Theatre E), Boyd Orr building 
School Convenor: Dr Bryony Randall

The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you come along as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Following the general School induction, there will be programme inductions for all postgraduate taught programmes.

Programme Lunch 

Time:  12:30 -13:30
Location: 4 University Gardens, Room 202

All programmes will have a lunch session following the School Induction from 12.30-13.30 and we encourage students to bring their own lunch. This is an opportunity to meet with students on their programme and enjoy conversation.

Programme Induction

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017
Time: 13:30- 15:00
Location:  Room 504, 3 The Square
Programme Convenor: Dr Adrian Streete

What will it cover:  This is your first chance to meet your programme convenor and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment (Moodle), and hopefully, answer any other questions you may have about the programme.

Attendance:   We ask that all students attend induction as it cannot be rescheduled.  Please email the convener of your programme if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please make sure you are academically registered and enrolled in your first semester choices.


Fantasy, MLitt

School Induction

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017
Time: 10:00-12:30
Location: Room 611 (Lecture Theatre E), Boyd Orr building 
School Convenor: Dr Bryony Randall

The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you come along as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Following the general School induction, there will be programme inductions for all postgraduate taught programmes.

Programme Lunch 

Time:  12:30 -13:30
Location: 4 University Gardens, Room 202

All programmes will have a lunch session following the School Induction from 12.30-13.30 and we encourage students to bring their own lunch. This is an opportunity to meet with students on their programme and enjoy conversation.

Programme Induction

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017
Time: 13:30- 15:00
Location:  5 University Gardens, Room 101
Programme ConvenorDr Robert Maslen

What will it cover:  This is your first chance to meet your programme convenor and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment (Moodle), and hopefully, answer any other questions you may have about the programme.

Attendance:   We ask that all students attend induction as it cannot be rescheduled.  Please email the convener of your programme if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please make sure you are academically registered and enrolled in your first semester choices.

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Modernities: Literature, Theory, Culture, MLitt

School Induction

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017
Time: 10:00-12:30
Location: Room 611 (Lecture Theatre E), Boyd Orr building 
School Convenor: Dr Bryony Randall

The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you come along as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Following the general School induction, there will be programme inductions for all postgraduate taught programmes.

Programme Lunch 

Time:  12:30 -13:30
Location: 4 University Gardens, Room 202

All programmes will have a lunch session following the School Induction from 12.30-13.30 and we encourage students to bring their own lunch. This is an opportunity to meet with students on their programme and enjoy conversation.

Programme Induction

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017
Time: 13:30- 15:00
Location: 4 University Gardens, Room 203
Programme Convenor: Dr Maria-Daniella Dick 

What will it cover:  This is your first chance to meet your programme convenor and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment (Moodle), and hopefully, answer any other questions you may have about the programme.

Attendance:   We ask that all students attend induction as it cannot be rescheduled.  Please email the convener of your programme if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please make sure you are academically registered and enrolled in your first semester choices.


Political Islam, MSc

School Induction

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017
Time: 10:00-12:30
Location: Room 611 (Lecture Theatre E), Boyd Orr building 
School Convenor: Dr Bryony Randall

The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you come along as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Following the general School induction, there will be programme inductions for all postgraduate taught programmes.

Programme Induction 

Date:  Friday 15 September 2017
Time:  12.00 noon
Location: Room 2/4, 4 The Square. Dr Ridgeon’s office

Programme Convenor: Dr Lloyd Ridgeon

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor (Lloyd Ridgeon) and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.   

Attendance: All students registered for the MSc in Political Islam

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


Religion, Literature & Culture, MLitt/MTh

School Induction

Date: Thursday, 14 September 2017

Time: 10:00-12:30
Location: Room 611 (Lecture Theatre E), Boyd Orr building 
School Convenor: Dr Bryony Randall

The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you come along as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Following the general School induction, there will be programme inductions for all postgraduate taught programmes

Programme Induction

Date: Thursday, 14 September 2017
Time: 1-3pm
Location: Ground Floor Seminar Room, The Square

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor (Dr Malory Nye), course teachers, and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.   

Attendance: All students registered for the MLitt/Mth in Religion, Literature, and Culture and students registering for the MRes in Theology and Religious Studies.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not need to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


Victorian Literature MLitt

School Induction

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017
Time: 10:00-12:30
Location: Room 611 (Lecture Theatre E), Boyd Orr building 
School Convenor: Dr Bryony Randall

The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you come along as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Following the general School induction, there will be programme inductions for all postgraduate taught programmes.

Programme Lunch 

Time:  12:30 -13:30
Location: 4 University Gardens, Room 202

All programmes will have a lunch session following the School Induction from 12.30-13.30 and we encourage students to bring their own lunch. This is an opportunity to meet with students on their programme and enjoy conversation.

Programme Induction

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017
Time: 13:30- 15:00
Location:  5 University Gardens, Room 205
Programme Convenor: Dr Matthew Creasy 

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor (Matthew Creasy) and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hope to answer any other questions you may have about the course.   

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MLitt Victorian Literature.  

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available.


School of Culture and Creative Arts Postgraduate Taught Degrees

You can find below individual subject inductions for programmes with the School of Culture and Creative Arts which will take place between 11th - 15th September before teaching starts.

Art History: Art: Politics: Transgression: 20th Century Avant-Gardes, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Monday 11 September 2017
Time: 10.30am
Location: Entrance Foyer, 8 University Gardens

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenors and your future classmates. This informal introduction aims to give you a flavour of the programme before a more formal introduction which will take place later in the week. Details will be given at this initial meeting.

Attendance: PGT students - recommended. This is for all students registered for the Art, Politics, Transgression MLitt. Although attendance is not compulsory we strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available. Unfortunately, this cannot be rescheduled. Please email cca-pgcomm@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend.

Preparation required: None – we recommend that students make their course choices after attending the meeting. Please have started registration. You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available.

Subject Induction

Subject Name:  History of Art
Courses covered: MLitt Art, Politics, Transgression; MLitt Curatorial Practice; MLitt Dress and Textile Histories; MLitt Renaissance in Northern Europe; MLitt Technical Art History; MPhil Textile Conservation; MSc Collecting and Provenance

Date:  Wednesday 13 September 2017       
Time:  4-5pm (followed by wine reception)
Location: Hepburn Room, 7 University Gardens

What will it cover: This will be an introduction to postgraduate study in the History of Art subject area and the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow. It will be followed by a welcome wine reception in the entrance hall of 8 University Gardens.

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a postgraduate taught programme in History of Art.

Preparation required: N/A


Art History: Collecting and Provenance in an International Context, MSc

Programme Induction

Date: Monday 11 September 2017
Time: 10.30am
Location: Meet in entrance hall, 8 University Gardens, moving to 7 University Gardens (Hepburn Room) at 11am

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the Programme convenor (Dr Christa Roodt), lecturers, and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the Programme.  We will cover the core courses, optional courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and assessments. You will have an opportunity to get answers to the questions you may have about the Programme.   

Attendance: This is for all students registered to MSc Collecting and Provenance in an International Context.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 

Subject Induction

Subject Name:  History of Art
Courses covered: MLitt Art, Politics, Transgression; MLitt Curatorial Practice; MLitt Dress and Textile Histories; MLitt Renaissance in Northern Europe; MLitt Technical Art History; MPhil Textile Conservation; MSc Collecting and Provenance

Date:  Wednesday 13 September 2017       
Time:  4-5pm (followed by wine reception)
Location: Hepburn Room, 7 University Gardens

What will it cover: This will be an introduction to postgraduate study in the History of Art subject area and the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow. It will be followed by a welcome wine reception in the entrance hall of 8 University Gardens.

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a postgraduate taught programme in History of Art.

Preparation required: N/A


Art History: Dress and Textile Histories, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date:  Monday 11 September 2017
Time:  10.30-12.00
Location: Entrance Hall, 8 University Gardens

All students are invited to join us for a coffee in 8 University Gardens at 10.30am.  We will then split off into programme groups for the programme inductions.

What will it cover: The programme induction will be a chance for you to meet your fellow students on the Dress and Textile Histories programme, and the programme convenor (Sally Tuckett). We will go over the programme structure and expectations for it, discuss core and optional courses, and there will be a chance to raise any general questions that you might have.

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MLitt Dress and Textile Histories

Preparation required: Please have started the registration process.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 

Subject Induction

Subject Name:  History of Art
Courses covered: MLitt Art, Politics, Transgression; MLitt Curatorial Practice; MLitt Dress and Textile Histories; MLitt Renaissance in Northern Europe; MLitt Technical Art History; MPhil Textile Conservation; MSc Collecting and Provenance

Date:  Wednesday 13 September 2017       
Time:  4-5pm (followed by wine reception)
Location: Hepburn Room, 7 University Gardens

What will it cover: This will be an introduction to postgraduate study in the History of Art subject area and the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow. It will be followed by a welcome wine reception in the entrance hall of 8 University Gardens.

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a postgraduate taught programme in History of Art.

Preparation required: N/A


Art History: Technical Art History, Making & Meaning, MLitt

History of Art Welcome Induction

Date: Monday 11 September

Time: 10.30am

Location: Entrance hall, 8 University Gardens

What it will cover: This is your first chance to meet all new students and members of staff in the History of Art Department.

 

Programme Induction

Date: Wednesday 13 September 

Time: 1-4pm 
Location: Meet in entrance foyer, Kelvin Hall (on the right hand side)

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenor (Dr Christina Young), individual course convenors and lecturers (Mark Richter, Margaret Smith, Caroline Rae), staff of the The Hunterian and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the programme.

During the afternoon you will be given a tour of the Technical Art History teaching, study and research spaces in Kelvin Hall, Robertson Building and University Gardens. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MLitt Technical Art History.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 

Subject Induction

Subject Name:  History of Art
Courses covered: MLitt Art, Politics, Transgression; MLitt Curatorial Practice; MLitt Dress and Textile Histories; MLitt Renaissance in Northern Europe; MLitt Technical Art History; MPhil Textile Conservation; MSc Collecting and Provenance

Date:  Wednesday 13 September 2017       
Time:  4-5pm (followed by wine reception)
Location: Hepburn Room, 7 University Gardens

What will it cover: This will be an introduction to postgraduate study in the History of Art subject area and the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow. It will be followed by a welcome wine reception in the entrance hall of 8 University Gardens.

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a postgraduate taught programme in History of Art.

Preparation required: N/A


Art History: The Renaissance in Northern Europe and Italy, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Monday 11 September 2017
Time: 10.30am
Location: Entrance Foyer, 8 University Gardens

What will it cover:  The induction will clarify the structure and expectations of the programme, and will provide you with the opportunity to meet the programme convenor (Dr Debra Strickland), other members of the teaching staff, and your student colleagues. We will discuss the structure and expectations of the programme, including details of the Core Course, timetable, reading lists, and the virtual online learning environment (Moodle). We will also answer any other questions you may have about the programme, and will arrange individual, follow-up appointments with the convenor to select your optional course choices.    

Attendance:  Attendance is mandatory for all students registered for the MLitt Art History: Renaissance MLitt.

Preparation required:  Please arrive having begun the process of academic registration, which you may complete following discussion of your course options with the programme convenor. 

Subject Induction

Subject Name:  History of Art
Courses covered: MLitt Art, Politics, Transgression; MLitt Curatorial Practice; MLitt Dress and Textile Histories; MLitt Renaissance in Northern Europe; MLitt Technical Art History; MPhil Textile Conservation; MSc Collecting and Provenance

Date:  Wednesday 13 September 2017       
Time:  4-5pm (followed by wine reception)
Location: Hepburn Room, 7 University Gardens

What will it cover: This will be an introduction to postgraduate study in the History of Art subject area and the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow. It will be followed by a welcome wine reception in the entrance hall of 8 University Gardens.

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a postgraduate taught programme in History of Art.

Preparation required: N/A


Creative Industries and Cultural Policy, MSc

Contact: Samantha Emanuel samantha.emanuel@glasgow.ac.uk

Programme Induction

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.   

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the Creative Industries and Cultural Policy, MSc.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 

Thursday 14 September, 2017

10:00 to 12:00 - Welcome to the Programme, incorporating a guide to studying Creative Industries and Cultural Policy 
Main Building, Level 2, Gilbert Scott Conference Suite – room 250 (A10 on campus map)

15:00 to 16:00 - Library Induction 
Main Building, Level 2, Gilbert Scott Conference Suite – room 250 (A10 on campus map)

Friday 15 September, 2017

10:00 to 11:00 - Learning and Essay Writing Skills (Andrew Struan) Main Building, room 466 (A24 on campus map)

12:00 - 14:00 - Adam Smith Business School Induction Lunch and Induction session and handbook collection 14:00-16:00, Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre (B9 on campus map) 


Curatorial Practice (Contemporary Art), MLitt

Programme Induction

Your Programme Induction will take place at the Glasgow School of Art. Please contact them for further information.

Subject Induction

Subject Name:  History of Art
Courses covered: MLitt Art, Politics, Transgression; MLitt Curatorial Practice; MLitt Dress and Textile Histories; MLitt Renaissance in Northern Europe; MLitt Technical Art History; MPhil Textile Conservation; MSc Collecting and Provenance

Date:  Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time:  4-5pm (followed by wine reception)
Location: Hepburn Room, 7 University Gardens

What will it cover: This will be an introduction to postgraduate study in the History of Art subject area and the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow. It will be followed by a welcome wine reception in the entrance hall of 8 University Gardens.

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a postgraduate taught programme in History of Art.

Preparation required: N/A


Film & Television Studies, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Location: Andrew Stewart Cinema, Gilmorehill Halls

What will it cover: This induction meeting will present an overview of the three PGT programmes, and is the first opportunity for all students to meet their programme convenors, other staff teaching on the programmes, and each other. The induction will cover the programme structure, requirements, aims and objectives. It will cover all the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, virtual online learning environment, and answer any questions students might have about the programmes. It will also provide more information about facilities and resources available to students on the programme. 

Attendance: This induction session is compulsory for all new students on the MLitt in Film and Television Studies, MSc in Film Curation and MSc in Filmmaking and Media Arts.

Preparation required: Students should have started registration and have registered for the core courses on their programmes. The optional courses available will be discussed during the induction and students can make their choices after this induction meeting. Students should have read all the programme information sent out by the programme convenors prior to the induction meeting. 

Subject Induction

Subject Name: Film and Television Studies
Programmes covered: MLitt in Film and Television Studies, MSc in Filmmaking and Media Arts, MSc in Film Curation
Date: Wednesday 4 October 2017
Time: 6pm - 10pm
Location: Andrew Stewart Cinema, Gilmorehill Halls

What will it cover: This is a social event and a chance for all PG students in Film and Television Studies to meet each other and some of the FTV staff. Students will learn more about the research interests of current staff, watch a couple of short films produced by students and staff in the subject area, hear from FTV alumni and end the evening with a wine reception and an opportunity to socialise. 

Attendance: All new taught PG students in Film and Television

Preparation required: None


Film Curation, MSc

Programme Induction

Date:  Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time:  2-5pm
Location: Andrew Stewart Cinema, Gilmorehill Centre

What will it cover: You will get to meet the programme convenor (Rebecca Harrison), as well as staff teaching the Masters programmes in Film and Television, and Filmmaking and Media Arts. You will also get to meet each other and the other students in the Film and Television PGT community. We will spend the first part of the session introducing you to the subject area, the virtual learning environment, and general information about administrative procedures. Then, we will focus on the Film Curation programme and discuss core and optional modules, timetabling, etc., and answer any questions you have.

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MSc Film Curation programme.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage, as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 

Subject Induction

Subject Name: Film and Television Studies 
Programmes covered: MLitt in Film and Television Studies, MSc in Filmmaking and Media Arts, MSc in Film Curation 
Date: Wednesday 4 October 
Time: 6pm - 10pm
Location: Andrew Stewart Cinema, Gilmorehill Halls

What will it cover: This is a social event and a chance for all PG students in Film and Television Studies to meet each other and some of the FTV staff. Students will learn more about the research interests of current staff, watch a couple of short films produced by students and staff in the subject area, hear from FTV alumni and end the evening with a wine reception and an opportunity to socialise. 

Attendance: All new taught PG students in Film and Television

Preparation required: None

 


Filmmaking and Media Arts, MSc

Programme Induction

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time: 2pm to 5pm 
Location: Andrew Stewart Cinema, Gilmorehill Halls

What will it cover: This induction meeting will present an overview of the three PGT programmes, and is the first opportunity for all students to meet their programme convenors, other staff teaching on the programmes, and each other. The induction will cover the programme structure, requirements, aims and objectives. It will cover all the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, virtual online learning environment, and answer any questions students might have about the programmes. It will also provide more information about facilities and resources available to students on the programme. 

Attendance: This induction session is compulsory for all new students on the MLitt in Film and Television Studies, MSc in Film Curation and MSc in Filmmaking and Media Arts.

Preparation required: Students should have started registration and have registered for the core courses on their programmes. The optional courses available will be discussed during the induction and students can make their choices after this induction meeting. Students should have read all the programme information sent out by the programme convenors prior to the induction meeting. 

Subject Induction

Subject Name: Film and Television Studies 
Programmes covered: MLitt in Film and Television Studies, MSc in Filmmaking and Media Arts, MSc in Film Curation 
Date: Wednesday 4 October 2017
Time: 6pm - 10pm
Location: Andrew Stewart Cinema, Gilmorehill Halls

What will it cover: This is a social event and a chance for all PG students in Film and Television Studies to meet each other and some of the FTV staff. Students will learn more about the research interests of current staff, watch a couple of short films produced by students and staff in the subject area, hear from FTV alumni and end the evening with a wine reception and an opportunity to socialise. 

Attendance: All new taught PG students in Film and Television

Preparation required: None


Media Management, MSc

Programme Induction

Before teaching begins, you will need to attend subject induction events for Media Management. These events are designed to introduce you to the programme and to staff and fellow students and also to provide you with help and advice for studying at postgraduate level.  An email with your meeting time with the Course Director Professor Gillian Doyle, will be sent after you have registered in MyCampus.  

Commencing 5 September, 2017 

Orientation for International Students

Wednesday 13 September, 2017

  • 9:00 to 10:00 - Welcome to Media Management Programme, Adam Smith Building, Lecture Theatre 718 (D8 on campus map)
  • 10:00 to 14:00 - Advisory meetings with Media Mgt Course Director (you will be emailed a meeting time after you have registered), 13 Professor Square, room 409 (A18 on campus map)
  • 15:00 to 16:00 - Library Induction, Rankine Building, room 106 (E7 on campus map)  

Thursday 14 September, 2017

  • 10:00 to 11:00 - Guidance on Media Management sources, Main Building, room 466
  • 12:00 to 13:00 - Learning and Essay Writing Skills (Carol Collins), Main Building, room 466

Friday 15 September, 2017

Introduction to the Adam Smith Business School

12:00 to 14:00 - Welcome lunch

14:00 - 16:00 - Induction session and handbook collection

TBC

  • School of Culture & Creative Arts Induction

The start of semester 1 teaching period on the Media Management Programme commences on Monday 18 September and you are expected to be in Glasgow ahead of this date to attend class.  

 

An Induction email with further information will be sent on Monday 14 August.  

Contact Samantha Emanuel samantha.emanuel@glasgow.ac.uk 

 


Playwriting & Dramaturgy, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time: 2pm - 5pm (including subject induction)
Location: Room 408, Gilmorehill Halls

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor (Vicky Price) and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MLitt Playwriting and Dramaturgy.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage, as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available.

Subject Induction

Subject Name: Theatre Studies
Courses covered: MLitt Theatre Practices, MLitt Theatre Studies, MLitt Theatre Practices

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time: 2pm-3pm
Location: Room 408, Gilmorehill Halls

What will it cover: An introduction to the Theatre Studies subject area, including information on the School of Culture and Creative Arts.

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a course in Theatre Studies.

Preparation required: N/A.


Sound Design & Audiovisual Practice, MSc

Programme Induction

Date:  Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time:  10am – 12noon
Location: Audio Lab, Music Building, 14 University Gardens

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, software and facilities, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.   

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MSc Sound Design and Audiovisual Practice.

Preparation required: Please have started registration. You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 

Subject Induction

Subject Name: Music
Programmes covered: All PGT and PGR programmes in music

Date: Friday 7th October 2016
Time: 15:30pm
Location: Audio Lab, 14 University gardens

What will it cover: A general, informal induction and an opportunity to meet other PG students beginning their studies in Music in 2016, alongside the PG convener for Music, Dr Louise Harris. The event will be a relaxed, informal session, providing some essential information on the practicalities of PG study in music, as well as an opportunity to spend some social time with your fellow postgraduate students. It will be followed by a wine reception and some nibbles with other members of staff alongside existing music postgraduate students.

Attendance: This is for all postgraduate students (taught and research) starting a course in Music in 2016.

Preparation required: None


Textile Conservation, MPhil

Programme Induction

Date:  Monday, 11 September 2017
Time:  10.30am          
Location: Meet in entrance hall, 8 University Gardens

What will it cover: Following the welcome in University Gardens for all students in History of Art, we will move to the Centre for Textile Conservation and Technical Art History in the Robertson Building where you will meet your fellow students and the programme teaching staff, receive a general introduction to the programme and tour the teaching facilities.

Attendance: This is for all students registered for MPhil Textile Conservation.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  If you have any problems, they can be resolved once you are in Glasgow.  Please note that all the MPhil Textile Conservation courses are core courses.

Subject Induction

Subject Name:  History of Art
Courses covered: MLitt Art, Politics, Transgression; MLitt Curatorial Practice; MLitt Dress and Textile Histories; MLitt Renaissance in Northern Europe; MLitt Technical Art History; MPhil Textile Conservation; MSc Collection and Provenance

Date:  Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time:  4-5 (followed by wine reception)
Location: Hepburn Room, 7 University Gardens

What will it cover: This will be an introduction to postgraduate study in the History of Art subject area and the School of Culture and Creative Arts at Glasgow.  It will be followed by a welcome wine reception in the foyer of 8 University Gardens.

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a postgraduate taught programme in History of Art.

Preparation required: N/A


Theatre Practices, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time: 2pm - 5pm (Including Subject Induction)
Location: Room 408, Gilmorehill Halls

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor (Simon Murray) and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MLitt Theatre Practices.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage, as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available.

Subject Induction

Subject Name: Theatre Studies
Courses covered: MLitt Theatre Practices, MLitt Theatre Studies, MLitt Theatre Practices

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time: 2pm-3pm
Location: Room 408, Gilmorehill Halls

What will it cover: An introduction to the Theatre Studies subject area, including information on the School of Culture and Creative Arts.

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a course in Theatre Studies.

Preparation required: N/A.


Theatre Studies, MLitt

Programme Induction

Programme Name:  Theatre Studies

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time: 2pm-5pm (including subject induction)
Location: Room 408, Gilmorehill Halls

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor (Vicky Price) and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.

Attendance:  This is for all students registered for the MLitt Theatre Studies. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage, as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available.

 

Subject Induction

Subject Name: Theatre Studies

Courses covered:  MLitt Theatre Practices, MLitt Theatre Studies, MLitt Playwriting and Dramaturgy

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time: 2pm-3pm
Location: Room 408, Gilmorehill Halls

What will it cover: an introduction to the Theatre Studies subject area, including information on the School of Culture and Creative Arts

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a course in Theatre Studies.

Preparation required: N/A.

 


School of Humanities Postgraduate Taught Degrees

You can find below individual subject inductions for programmes with the School of Humanities taking place between 11th - 15th September.

American Studies, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Monday 11 September 2017
Time: 4-5pm
Location: Room 307, 4 University Gardens

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor (Laura Rattray) and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.   

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MLitt American Studies. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 

Subject Induction

Subject Name: American Studies
Courses covered: MLitt American Studies

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time: 2pm-4pm
Location: Room 307, 4 University Gardens

What will it cover: An introduction to American Studies and an opportunity to meet the core teaching and administrative team.

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a course in American Studies.

Preparation required: N/A


Ancestral Studies, MSc/PgDip

Programme Induction

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time: 4pm
Location: Room 316, Gregory Building

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor (Dr Nyree Finlay) and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.   

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the Ancestral Studies, MSc/PgDip.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 

 

Subject Induction

Subject Name: Archaeology

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time: 10am-12noon
Location: Room 320, Gregory Building

What will it cover: Welcome, introduction to archaeology, meet staff and other postgraduates, administrative matters and a tour of the building. 

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a course in Archaeology.

Preparation required: N/A

 


Ancient Cultures, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time: 2pm
Location: Room 321, Gregory Building

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor (Dr Michael Given) and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the Ancient Cultures, MLitt.  Although attendance is not compulsory we strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available. Unfortunately, this cannot be rescheduled. Please email Kelly.Rae@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: None.

 

Subject Induction

Subject Name: Archaeology

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time: 10am-12noon
Location: Room 320, Gregory Building

What will it cover: Welcome, introduction to archaeology, meet staff and other postgraduates, administrative matters and a tour of the building. 

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a course in Archaeology.

Preparation required: N/A


Celtic & Viking Archaeology, MLitt/PgDip

Programme Induction

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time: 3pm
Location: Room 312, Gregory Building

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor (Dr Colleen Batey) and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the Celtic & Viking Archaeology, MLitt/PgDip.  Although attendance is not compulsory we strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available. Unfortunately, this cannot be rescheduled. Please email Kelly.Rae@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: None.

 

Subject Induction

Subject Name: Archaeology

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time: 10am-12noon
Location: Room 320, Gregory Building

What will it cover: Welcome, introduction to archaeology, meet staff and other postgraduates, administrative matters and a tour of the building. 

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a course in Archaeology.

Preparation required: N/A


Classics, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date:  Tuesday 12 September
Time:  2.00-3.00pm
Location: Room 316 (Jebb Room) 65 Oakfield Avenue

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor (Dr Maria Mili) and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.   

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the Classics, MLitt. Please contact Kelly.Rae@glasgow.ac.uk if you are unable to attend. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


Conflict Archaeology & Heritage, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time: 2pm
Location: Alcock room 216, Gregory Building

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor (Prof Tony Pollard)  and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the Conflict Archaeology & Heritage, MLitt.  Although attendance is not compulsory we strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available. Unfortunately, this cannot be rescheduled. Please email Kelly.Rae@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: None.

 

Subject Induction

Subject Name: Archaeology

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time: 10am-12noon
Location: Room 320, Gregory Building

What will it cover: Welcome, introduction to archaeology, meet staff and other postgraduates, administrative matters and a tour of the building. 

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a course in Archaeology.

Preparation required: N/A

 


Early Modern History, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Monday 11 September 2017
Time: 11.30am-4pm
Location: Room 203, 10 University Gardens

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenors and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme. We will cover the core courses, optional courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the programme. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for a Masters Early Modern History, MLitt.  Although attendance is not compulsory we strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available. Unfortunately, this cannot be rescheduled.  Please email Cara.Graham@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


Gender History, MSc

Programme Induction

Date: Monday 11 September 2017
Time: 11.30am-4pm
Location: Room 203, 10 University Gardens

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenors and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme. We will cover the core courses, optional courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the programme. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the Gender History, MSc.  Although attendance is not compulsory we strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available. Unfortunately, this cannot be rescheduled.  Please email Cara.Graham@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


Information Management & Preservation (Digital)/(Archives & Records Management), MSc/PgDip/PgCert

Information Studies MSc Programmes Orientation Week Information

Monday 11th September – Friday 15th September 2017 

  • Information Management and Preservation (IMP)
  • Museum Studies (MS)

Monday 11 September

Reception and Introduction

Boyd Orr Lecture Theatre, Room 513 (Lecture Theater D)

10:00 - 10:30

Arrival and Welcome to Information Studies

10:30 - 12:00

  • Welcome to Glasgow and Scotland
  • University Support
  • Moodle and review of student information handbook online
  • University and Information Studies overview

12:00 - 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 - 16:00

Course Break Out Sessions :–

  • Museum Studies - 14:00-15:00 
  • IMP–15:00-16:00

17:00 – 19:00

Student Social and Pub Quiz – Kelvinhall, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2.

 

Tuesday 12 September

Pick up Student ID cards

Hunter Hall West, Main Building

A-D

E-H

I-L

M

N-R

S-Z

09:30-11:00

11:00-12:00

12:00-13:00             

13:00-14:00

14:00-15:00

15:00-16:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 13 September

Programme Sessions and Skills

Boyd Orr Lecture Theatre; Room 513 (Lecture Theatre D)

11:00–12:00

Effective Reading and Citations

12:00-12:30

Communications and Feedback

12:30-13:30

Lunch break

13:30–14:30

Presentation Skills

14:30-15:30

Tours of Campus

15.30-17.00

MS – The Hunterian Welcome, tour – Kelvin Hall

 

Thursday 14 September

 

10:00 – 13:30

IMP – Open Ground Debate (Mandatory for all IMP students)

Heatherington Building, Room 118

11:00 – 13:00

 

14:00 – 15:00

Museum Studies – Group Work Exercises. Heatherington Building, Room 133

Tour of Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery (meet at rear entrance facing University).

15:30 – 17:00

Study and Writing Skills – Carol Collins, Student Learning Service.

Room 250, Gilbert Scott, Main Building

See our printable campus map to find out where these buildings are.

IMP and MS programme teaching begins the week of Monday 18 September 2017.


History, MLitt/MSc/PgDip

Programme Induction

Date: Monday 11 September 2017
Time: 11.30am-4pm
Location: Room 203, 10 University Gardens

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenors and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme. We will cover the core courses, optional courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the programme. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the History, MLitt/MSc/PgDip.  Although attendance is not compulsory we strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available. Unfortunately, this cannot be rescheduled.  Please email Cara.Graham@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


History (with an emphasis on the History of Medicine), MLitt/MSc

Programme Induction

Date: Monday 11 September 2017
Time: 11.30am-4pm
Location: Room 203, 10 University Gardens

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenors and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme. We will cover the core courses, optional courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the programme. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the History (with an emphasis on the History of Medicine), MLitt/MSc.  Although attendance is not compulsory we strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available. Unfortunately, this cannot be rescheduled.  Please email Cara.Graham@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


Material Culture & Artefact Studies, MLitt/PgDip

Programme Induction

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time: 2pm
Location: Conference Room 320, Gregory Building

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor, Dr Nyree Finlay, and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the Material Culture & Artefact Studies, MLitt/PgDip.  Although attendance is not compulsory we strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available. Unfortunately, this cannot be rescheduled. Please email Kelly.Rae@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: None.

 

Subject Induction

Subject Name: Archaeology

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time: 10am-12noon
Location: Room 320, Gregory Building

What will it cover: Welcome, introduction to archaeology, meet staff and other postgraduates, administrative matters and a tour of the building. 

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting a course in Archaeology.

Preparation required: N/A


Medieval History, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Monday 11 September 2017
Time: 11.30am-4pm
Location: Room 203, 10 University Gardens

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenors and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme. We will cover the core courses, optional courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the programme. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the Medieval History, MLitt.  Although attendance is not compulsory we strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available. Unfortunately, this cannot be rescheduled.  Please email Cara.Graham@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


Modern History, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Monday 11 September 2017
Time: 11.30am-4pm
Location: Room 203, 10 University Gardens

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenors and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme. We will cover the core courses, optional courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the programme. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the Modern History, MLitt.  Although attendance is not compulsory we strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available. Unfortunately, this cannot be rescheduled.  Please email Cara.Graham@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


Museum Studies, MSc

Information Studies MSc Programmes Orientation Week Information

Monday 11th September – Friday 15th September 2017 

  • Information Management and Preservation (IMP)
  • Museum Studies (MS)

Monday 11 September

Reception and Introduction

Boyd Orr Lecture Theatre, Room 513 (Lecture Theater D)

10:00 - 10:30

Arrival and Welcome to Information Studies

10:30 - 12:00

  • Welcome to Glasgow and Scotland
  • University Support
  • Moodle and review of student information handbook online
  • University and Information Studies overview

12:00 - 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 - 16:00

Course Break Out Sessions :–

  • Museum Studies - 14:00-15:00 
  • IMP–15:00-16:00

17:00 – 19:00

Student Social and Pub Quiz – Kelvinhall, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2.

 

Tuesday 12 September

Pick up Student ID cards

Hunter Hall West, Main Building

A-D

E-H

I-L

M

N-R

S-Z

09:30-11:00

11:00-12:00

12:00-13:00             

13:00-14:00

14:00-15:00

15:00-16:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 13 September

Programme Sessions and Skills

Boyd Orr Lecture Theatre; Room 513 (Lecture Theatre D)

11:00–12:00

Effective Reading and Citations

12:00-12:30

Communications and Feedback

12:30-13:30

Lunch break

13:30–14:30

Presentation Skills

14:30-15:30

Tours of Campus

15.30-17.00

MS – The Hunterian Welcome, tour – Kelvin Hall

 

Thursday 14 September

 

10:00 – 13:30

IMP – Open Ground Debate (Mandatory for all IMP students)

Heatherington Building, Room 118

11:00 – 13:00

 

14:00 – 15:00

Museum Studies – Group Work Exercises. Heatherington Building, Room 133

Tour of Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery (meet at rear entrance facing University).

15:30 – 17:00

Study and Writing Skills – Carol Collins, Student Learning Service.

Room 250, Gilbert Scott, Main Building

See our printable campus map to find out where these buildings are.

IMP and MS programme teaching begins the week of Monday 18 September 2017.


Philosophy, MSc

Programme Induction

Date: Friday 15 September 2017
Time: 3-4pm
Location: Hutcheson Room, 67 Oakfield Avenue (access through 69 Oakfield Ave)

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor, Dr J Adam Carter, and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the Philosophy, MSc.  Although attendance is not compulsory we strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available. Unfortunately, this cannot be rescheduled.  Please email Cara.Graham@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


Philosophy, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Friday 15 September 2017
Time: 2-3pm
Location: Hutcheson Room, 67 Oakfield Avenue (access through 69 Oakfield Ave)

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor, Dr J Adam Carter, and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the Philosophy, MLitt.  Although attendance is not compulsory we strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available. Unfortunately, this cannot be rescheduled.  Please email Cara.Graham@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


Scottish History, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Monday 11 September 2017
Time: 11.30am-4pm
Location: Room 203, 10 University Gardens

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenors and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the Scottish History, MLitt.  Although attendance is not compulsory we strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available. Unfortunately, this cannot be rescheduled.  Please email Cara.Graham@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: None.


War Studies, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time: 3pm
Location: Room 208, 2 University Gardens

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the War Studies, MLitt.  Although attendance is not compulsory we strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available. Unfortunately, this cannot be rescheduled.  Please email Cara.Graham@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: None.


School of Modern Languages and Cultures Postgraduate Taught Degrees

You can find below individual subject inductions for programmes with the School of Modern Languages and Cultures taking place between 11th - 15th September.

Comparative Literature, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time: 4-6pm
Location: Room 317, Hetherington Building

Welcome reception: A welcome reception with drinks and snacks will follow.

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor, Dr Laura Martin, and other teaching and administrative staff as well as your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, optional courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.

Attendance: This induction meeting is for all students registered for the MLitt in Comparative Literature. We very strongly recommend that you attend, if you are available, so please make every effort to do so. Unfortunately, the meeting cannot be rescheduled. Please email Teresa Newman at Teresa.newman@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend.

Preparation required: Please have started registration. You do not have to have completely academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. You can already enrol in advance on the mandatory core courses: Core 1: Introduction to Comparative Literature (COMPLIT 5030) and Core 2: Comparative Literature in Practice (COMP LIT 5031). Full-time students should also enrol for the Dissertation (COMPLIT 5032), although you will be undertaking this work only in the final months of your MLitt.

We can discuss your other, optional courses at the meeting, and make decisions then about what these will be, so although you may enrol on these in advance, it is not necessary to do so if you are still hesitating. If you are full-time, you should sign up for an additional 80 credits, and if you are part-time you should sign up for at least an additional 40-60 credits.


Translation Studies: Translation & Professional Practice, MSc/PgDip/PgCert

Programme Induction

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time: 10am - 12noon
Location: 2 University Gardens: Room 208

Welcome reception: A welcome reception with drinks and snacks will follow.

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the Programme Convenor, Tiina Tuominen, as well as some of the tutors and fellow MSc students. The induction will cover the structure and expectations of the programme, core courses, optional courses, timetable and other practical matters. You will also be able to ask the Programme Convenor any questions you may have.

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MSc/PgDip/PgCert Translation Studies: Translation and Professional Practice.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the optional choices available.