Discovering Your PhD Potential: Writing a Research Proposal
University of Leicester
  • Start Date: 15 Jun, 2020
  • 5 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Learn how to research and write a high-quality research proposal for postgraduate applications.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Introduction

Introduction Video

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Learn how to write an excellent research proposal for a postgraduate application


A carefully prepared and thorough research proposal is usually crucial for applications for advanced or doctoral study, and can provide the launchpad for the first stages of that postgraduate study.


This online course will give you the awareness, skills and tools to write a well thought-out and achievable research proposal, helping you improve the quality of your postgraduate applications. It will also give you a taste of the self-study required in postgraduate doctoral research.


The course focuses on Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, but much of the content is relevant to all disciplines.


This course has been created primarily for postgraduate research applicants, but it might also be useful for those who want to learn more about developing well-founded and challenging research bids for purposes other than postgraduate research degrees.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

University of Leicester

The University of Leicester is a leading research led university with a strong tradition of excellence in teaching.

It was named University of the Year of 2008 by the Times Higher Education when the judges described Leicester as “elite without being elitist.” Leicester is consistently ranked amongst the top 20 universities in the United Kingdom. The University is most famous for the invention of Genetic Fingerprinting and for the discovery of the remains of King Richard III.

 

This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

You may be able to download course materials after enrolling in this course. If not, all of the necessary course materials provided by the course instructor will be available on the provider's course page.
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