University of Bath

Preparing for PhD confirmation: for doctoral students in social sciences

Find out more about the formal process of confirmation and how to get the best out of your panel.

2 May 201810.15am
2 May 201812.05pm

About the workshop

This session will explain the purpose of confirmation and explore what the panel assessors are looking for. In addition, we will look at:

  • the formal process of confirmation from preparation to report approval
  • the informal process, variations
  • how to get the most from your confirmation panel

Learning outcomes

At the end of this session, you should:

  • be familiar with the role of panels in the confirmation process
  • understand the formal regulations governing confirmation
  • be able to engage with the confirmation process as a significant and constructive learning experience

Book a place

Please note - if you book a place you are required to attend the whole of the session. If you are unable to commit to this, please cancel your place in plenty of time and let another student attend. Please arrive promptly to the session and remember to sign the attendance sheet.