Effective Postgraduate Research Supervision (6 Weeks)

January 24, 2022 @ 2:00 pm – March 30, 2022 @ 3:30 pm

The Effective Postgraduate Research Supervision Programme provides you with everything you need to know to about supervising and examining research degrees at TU. By the end of the course, you will be able to:

    • Understand and apply TU frameworks, policies and processes and expectations to your supervisory practice
    • Articulate the key stages within a doctoral journey
    • Take a responsible approach to your supervisory practice
    • Support students with their professional development, intellectual progress and deliver high quality feedback.

Fast-track programmes are intensive programmes that require time and dedication and are targeted at researchers within our nine research centres. Programmes consist of a mixture of online workshops, webinars, independent learning, and group work.

SUITABLE FOR: Early, Middle, and Senior Career Researchers

DURATION: 6 online workshops over a 10 week period, with independent learning


Week 1 of 6, Independent Learning – Reading of Frameworks and Policies 1.0hrs 24/01/2022 n/a
Week 2 of 6, What is a doctorate? 1.5hrs 02/02/2022 14:00-15:30
 Week 3 of 6, Acting as an Effective Supervisor 1.5hrs 16/02/2022 14:00-15:30
Week 4 of 6, Doctoral Studies at Teesside from Application to Award 1.5hrs 02/03/2022 14:00-15:30
Week 5 of 6, Online Workshop (1.5)  – Inclusive and Responsible Supervision 1.5hrs 16/03/2022 14:00-15:30
Week 6 of 6, Supervision in practice: case studies 1.5hrs 30/03/2022 14:00-15:30

In addition to the six sessions, participants will be assigned preparation/tasks in between sessions (30-60 mins) and will have the opportunity to engage in supervision observation.

Bookings will require approval from your Research Centre Director.


Bookings will close on 17th January 2022