13th December 2013
This workshop is designed for anyone considering undertaking a PhD in law or a related discipline, whether currently applying for PhD programmes or whether simply considering PhD studies as an option in future. It will focus on how to write a research proposal for a PhD, looking at what distinguishes the best research proposals. We will consider how to identify a gap or shortcoming in the existing literature that is suitable for a doctoral project, how to formulate and express research questions and aims, how methodology can be addressed effectively, how to address issues of scope and timeline, how to evaluate the skills you have and need to write a research proposal and to successfully complete a PhD.
The workshop will look at how research proposals need to be written and perhaps modified for studentship funding applications where strict word limits and other conditions may apply. Every participant who wishes to may submit a draft research proposal (maximum 600 words) and written comments will be provided.
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Full-time Academic £35
Full-time Student £20
Full-time Academic £60
Full-time Student £35
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