Core training modules
We offer the following ESRC Core Training modules to ESRC funded students. These modules are core modules within the Masters in Social Science Research.
A limited number of non-funded students from the Warwick Social Science Faculty may also apply to undertake some of these modules. Please see Core Module Registration of Interest below.
For more information about each Core Training module, please click on the title of the module:
Training and Certification handbook
The PGA and PGC in Social Sciences Research and Core training handbook 2019-20 will be made available via the Student and Staff Resources page (locked to Warwick students only) from late September 2019. Please note that there is a separate handbook for those student engaged in the full Masters in Social Science Research (open only to ESRC funded students).
ESRC DTC Core Training Timetable 2019-20
|Research Design, Practice and Ethics (IM926)||Dr Emma Uprichard||1||Monday||1pm-3pm||R1.15 (Ramphal)|
*Fundamentals in Quantitative Research Methods (IM911)
|Dr Tigran Melkonyan||1||Thursday||10am-12pm||R0.12 (Ramphal)|
|Foundations in Qualitative Research (IM925)||Professor Davide Nicolini||2||Wednesday||9am-12pm||R3.41 (Ramphal)|
Wednesday weeks 17
Wednesday week 18
|Philosophy of Social Science Research (IM924)||Professor Christoph Hoerl||2||Fridays||9am-11am||R1.13|
*Fundamentals in Quantitative Research Methods (IM911) is not generally available to non-funded Social Science PhD students.
Non-ESRC funded Social Science Faculty students wishing to participate in one or more of the ESRC Core Training modules in 2019-20 may express their interest in doing so using the Core Module Registration of Interest form.
The registration of interest form will be open for students to register interest in undertaking one or more of the three Core Training modules from Monday 9th September and will close on Thursday 26th September 2019.
Please be aware that this year you must register for each Core Training module you wish to take at the beginning of the academic year, even if they will run in term 2. Your place on any module is not confirmed until you have received notification via the Tabula system or via email from the ESRC DTC's Training Coordinator. Please do not attend these modules unless you have received formal notification of your place. Due to high demand some modules may operate a waiting list.
If you have any queries please email ESRCdtc@warwick.ac.uk