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Leadership and Communication

This module aims to provide participants with introductory knowledge of the topics on Leadership; Communication; Interpersonal skills; Team membership; Mentoring and Coaching. Students will be provided with an opportunity to critically reflect on how their own personal, professional and academic practice relates to any of the topics under discussion.

Project Management

The module aims to develop skills in defining a project, an appreciation of the generic project management processes and some knowledge of the parameters relevant to managing it.   At the end of the module participants will have developed a useful document that will assist them in managing their research project better.

Developing your Career

The aim of this module is to enable participants to learn about themselves, hear about current employment trends for research graduates and learn how to consider and plan career options. It is not designed to persuade students to follow any particular field or direction but rather to help them navigate the decision points along this journey and assist in identifying skills and career building strategies which will help to make the most of every career opportunity.