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    Communicating with Confidence: Preparing for the Viva
    Provider   Researcher Development Programme

    This workshop clarifies the process, practice and preparation for the Viva, and gives suggestions and answers to your questions, so you can approach it effectively.

Duration 1 full day

Course Type Webinar

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students

The Viva is intended as positive opportunity to present your research and your abilities as a researcher; it doesn’t have to be a nerve-racking experience. 

By the end of the workshop participants will:

• Clarified the purpose and roles of those involved in the Viva

• Looked at your view of the process and how that helps and hinders

• Explored a constructive mindset for approaching the viva process

• Devised a preparation plan

• Practiced answering some viva-style questions in a safe environment

• Asked and discussed questions about the viva and the possible outcomes

Delivered By: Jamie McDonald, Skyward


Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend a course please cancel your place as soon as possible, with at least 3 working days notice via the online booking system http://bookings.strath.ac.uk/mybookings.asp.

Full details of booking conditions can be found at the link below.

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PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development

All postgraduate research students are eligible to access the Researcher Development Programme workshops. This workshop can contribute towards the PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD).

You can find credit and class information in the Researcher Development Programme Handbook and in NEPTUNE (Engineering, HaSS) or SPIDER (Science).

Please check with your department or Supervisor to confirm if you are enrolled on the PG Cert RPD and how many credits you are expected to achieve if you are unsure.