Guidance on what is required.

The AU Researcher Development Programme consists of the following:

Induction

All new full-time research students (PhD and MPhil), whether their research is undertaken in the medium of Welsh or English, are obliged to attend the Induction Programme.
Part-time PhD and MPhil students are strongly encouraged to attend.

Central Research Training Modules

All full time PhD students are expected to complete a minimum of 40 credits of institutionally provided research training within the first two years. It is expected that a minimum of 20 credits will be taken in the first year, and any remaining credits in the second year.

All full time MPhil students are expected to complete a minimum of 10 credits of institutionally provided research training.

In addition, all full time students are required to complete the compulsory module PGM9005: see below for full details.

Part-time PhD and MPhil students are welcome to attend modules.

Graduate Workshops

  • Year One Graduate Workshop – PGM9005 - Ethics, Plagiarism and Academic Practice for Research Students. (compulsory requirement)
  • Year Two Graduate Workshop – Research Writing Programme PGM2910.
  • Year Three Graduate Workshop – Beyond the PhD.