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Introduction to Doctoral Studies

Description

COURSE OBJECTIVES

This course provides PhD students at the beginning of their doctoral studies with necessary background information about their duties and rights as PhD students of the Faculty of Informatics of USI.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The course features an overview of the PhD program, and a in-depth overview of a number of aspects pertaining to PhD-level research, such as:

  • the nature of PhD research
  • teaching assistance
  • research ethics
  • presentation strategies
  • publication strategies

 

LEARNING METHODS
The course combines instructor-led lectures with in-class activities.

 

EXAMINATION INFORMATION
Attendance and participation in the in-cass activities are required to pass the course.

 

REFERENCES

  • Materials will be provided during the course.

People

 

Binder W.

Course director

Santini S.

Course director

Additional information

Semester
Spring
Academic year
2020-2021
ECTS
2
Language
English
Education
PhD programme of the Faculty of Informatics, Core course, Lecture, 1st year
PhD programme of the Faculty of Informatics, Core course, Lecture, 2nd year