Research Training Programme

Induction Event

Induction Event

The College of Social Sciences PGR Induction event (for new PhD and MRes students) took place on Friday 14th September 2018. 

A repeat session will be held on Friday 11th January 2019 for PhD and MRes students who begin their studies in January or were unable to attend in September (January 2019 - Induction timetable).   To attend this event please register here (with your University email account), using the password PGR18: Eventbrite


Presentations from the 2017 event:

Welcome to the College of Social Sciences Graduate School - Dr Duncan Ross

The Ethics of Research in the Social Sciences - Dr Muir Houston

Researcher Development - Dr Richard Marshall

Introduction to the Careers Service - Mrs Katrina Gardner

IT Training - Mr Blair Thompson

Introduction to LEADS - Dr Amanda Pate

Financial Aid - Mr Alan McConnell

General information

General information



Assignment Submission Dates

Assignment Submission Dates

Exact dates for the 18/19 session will be published in early September. 

Course Title

Submission Date

Research Design (both PGT & PGR courses) 12th Dec 2018
Qualitative Methods (both PGT & PGR courses) 9th Jan 2019
Quantitative Data Analysis 15th April 2019
Applied Qualitative Methods  April 2019
Introduction to Social Theory for Researchers  April 2019

If you are unable to submit your assignment before the submission date you must complete an Application for Extension to assignment submission deadlines form.

Extension applications should be submitted to the Graduate School as soon as possible.  Only applications submitted before the assignment deadline will be considered.


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