University of Bath

Starting your doctorate (online course)

Online course to support you in the early stages of your doctorate

About the course

This course is designed for students about to embark upon a research degree. It provides an overview of the key aspects of the doctorate, including:

  • phases of the doctorate
  • supervision, rights and responsibilities
  • support
  • managing research
  • professional development

If you would like the course to appear on your DoctoralSkills attendance record follow the link to the post course quiz after you have worked through the module. If you achieve 70% or more in the quiz, the course will be entered on your training record. Please note that it may take several weeks to show on your record.