Module Details for the Academic Year 2018/2019

TS00120 Working with your Supervisor

An effective student-supervisor working relationship is an important factor in progressing your research to completion. Many students new to research are unsure of how the student- supervisor dynamic works, how often should they engage with their supervisor?, who initiates and manages meetings? How is a good working relationship fostered? What to do if things aren’t working out…
This workshop explores the dynamics of this important relationship and offers tips on optimising the experience from the student’s perspective.

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- An understanding of mutual expectations
- Clarity on the roles and responsibilities of the research student and supervisor
- How to make the most out of meetings with your supervisor
- Handling concerns with supervision – navigating issues

Item Workload
Seminar (or Webinar)




Description % of Final Grade Timing
Attendance: Full Attendance required




This module is not passable by compensation

Resit Opportunities

In-semester assessment


If you fail this module you may repeat, resit or substitute where permissible

Module Requisites and Incompatibles

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Prior Learning

Curricular information is subject to change