As a PhD graduate, your skill set will naturally include the advanced research and analytical techniques required to undertake high-level research in your field. You will also be expected to possess a range of transferable skills relevant to the successful completion of your research project and to your broader professional development. Workshops assisting you with aspects of your PhD programme such as the Stage Transfer Assessment, Research and Professional Development Planning and the Viva Voce are provided. In addition, workshops on project management, time management and presentation skills are available.
You can now book a place on workshops available in Trimester 2.
Please note: These workshops are developed with considerable resources specifically for research students. If you register for a workshop and find you cannot attend, please cancel your booking or contact us via the Graduate Studies Connector as soon as possible.
Alternatively, view details in the Booking Centre.
Below are video recordings of previous Transferable Skills workshops delivered by Graduate Studies staff.
This workshop provides tips and assistance for Stage 1 doctoral students preparing for their Stage Transfer Assessment.
This workshop aims to assist doctoral students in preparing for their Viva Voce (or oral defence of their thesis).
This workshop explores the dynamics of the student/Supervisor relationship and provides tips for students on optimising the supervisory experience.
This workshop provides an introduction to completing your RPDP.
This workshop explores what it means to complete a research degree programme at UCD.
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