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TSM Dissertation Training Programme

The aim of this strand of TSM is to provide students with a solid foundation for their dissertation research and to support them througout the various stages of its progress. In addition to attending the sessions below, you should also consult the Dissertation Timeline available in the MA Handbook and plan your research activities accordingly.

Term 1

Week 1

General overview of the Taught MA programme (Dr. Laura Schwartz)

Part of the PG Induction Welcome event taking place 1pm - 6 pm on Monday 1 October in the Wolfson Research Exchange, 3rd floor of the Library Building. It includes discussion of finding a dissertation supervisor of your MA, and starting to apply for a Ph.D.

Week 2

Workshops with Library and Careers Service

Week 3

Tuesday, 11am-12.30pm, Warwick’s Modern Records Centre (archivist Helen Ford). Maths and Statistics Building MS.04.

Term 2

Weeks 1-5

Thursdays, 9am - 11am, OC1.04 (Oculus Building) : PGT Dissertation Research Design seminars (Dr. Laura Schwartz)

All taught MA students are required to deliver a 15-minute presentation of their dissertation research to an audience of fellow students at one of the five seminars. In addition, all students are required to attend all seminars to offer feedback and support to their peers.The sessions are designed to be supportive and will be facilitated by the MA Dissertations Coordinator), who will be on hand to provide guidance on the research process.