This course is for PhD students working on qualitative research. Students work through key chapters of their PhD thesis, and receive detailed feedback from their tutor on extracts of writing from different parts of their thesis.
The course will cover the following:
There are six 1 hour and 50 minute classes, held every two weeks. In each class you work through a series of tasks which involve: discussing aspects of writing up your thesis; analysing sample extracts from University of Edinburgh doctoral theses; studying academic English expressions relevant to specific chapters of your thesis. You will then write a short assignment outside of class hours (approximately 1-2 hours a week). You send the assignment to your tutor, who responds with feedback on your writing. Students receive copies of the course materials, Writing Up Qualitative Research.
By the end of the course, students will have a better understanding of:
This course will run in Semester 2. Details will be available in December 2017.
Any Edinburgh University international PhD student in their final year and/or is at the writing up stage. (Students doing ‘mixed method’ research may also do this course, but should also ask their supervisors for guidance as to which course might be more appropriate - this one or Writing up your PhD Quantitative Research).
Registration is not yet open for this course. Please check back in December 2017 for further details.