Module Identifier PGM0120  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Professor Christopher Rodgers  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Other staff Dr Paulina Kewes, Dr Sean Matthews  
Co-Requisite PGM0210, PGM0330  
Course delivery Lecture   10 Hours 10 x 1 hours  
  Practical   20 Hours 10 x 2 hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   10 x 2 hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   20 Hours 10 x 2 hours  
Assessment Course work   portfolio of coursework designed to demonstrate awareness of the following areas: computing skills; dissemination strategies; key skills in teaching; team-work; personal development; research management.   20%  
  Course work   2,500 word essay covering ethical and legal issues   40%  
  Course work   2,500 word essay covering bibliographic skills   40%  


This module is designed to be an integral component of the new RT masters courses which the University is introducing in order to meet the requirements of the new ESRC Training Guidelines. In particular it will enable the University to deliver those general research skills and transferable research skills which are set out in Section D of the ESRC Guidelines. Through this module Masters and PhD students will gain a broad knowledge of a range of transferable skills which they can apply in a variety of research contexts.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module, students should be able to: