Induction Event

The recent College of Social Sciences PGR Induction event for new PhD and MRes students was held on 20th September 2019. This will be repeated on Friday 10 January 2020 for those beginning research in January. 


This years presentations will be published shortly and further details are available via the PGR Induction Agenda


Previous presentations from session 2018-2019 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

Research Training Programme Administrator



Assignment Submission Dates

Assignment dates for session 2019-2020 will be published in early September. 

Course Title

Submission Date

Research Design (both PGT & PGR courses) 18th Dec 2019
Qualitative Methods (both PGT & PGR courses) 8th Jan 2020
Quantitative Data Analysis TBC
Applied Qualitative Methods  14th April 2020
Introduction to Social Theory for Researchers  April 2020
Generalised Linear Models  TBC 

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 Research Training Programme Administrator as soon as possible in advance of the submisison deadline. Only applications submitted before the assignment deadline will be considered.