Advanced level of English (starting level CEFR C1)
The aim of the course is for participants to prepare for writing and submitting their (article-based) PhD dissertation book. Participants will improve their ability to:
- create a suitable and effective outline for the dissertation book
- make a timeline for the final phases of the PhD process
- understand how to solve some of the most common problems occurring during the final phase of the PhD process
- depending on the particular needs of the group, the course will include
- identifying and troubleshooting potential pitfalls and challenges in the dissertation writing process
- tackling the literature review (strategies, organization, writing approaches)
- understanding what goes in to the dissertation book
- hearing a personal PhD journey story from a guest lecturer
- reviewing the post-submission activities
The course consists of in-class and independent work. The in-class sessions include individual and group work.
This course requires 100% active participation in the in-class sessions and completion of the agreed tasks by the deadline.
Assessment practices and criteria
Pass/fail Assessment is based on the learning outcomes. Passing the course requires active participation and completion of the agreed tasks by the deadline.
The course uses self-evaluation.