How to Write a PhD Research Proposal
University of Oslo
  • Start Date: 28 Oct, 2019
  • 4 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Understand and harness the key elements of a succinct research plan while preparing your PhD proposal.

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 develop a successful PhD proposal


Successful PhD research requires preparation, planning, critical thinking, and dedication. On this course, you will explore the key elements in a research proposal and solve common planning and writing challenges.


You will learn how to structure, define, and present your research idea in writing. You will develop your own research objectives and sub-questions and outline the context of the study. You will also learn how to manage a project. This course focuses on health sciences, but the content of the PhD proposal and the planning process of a research study is relevant to other disciplines.


The course will give future PhD students insight into developing a PhD proposal and improving their skills in research proposal writing and junior researchers working on harnessing their small research grant application skills.


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

University of Oslo

Founded in 1811, the University of Oslo (UiO) is the highest ranked institution of education and research in Norway.

UiO has over 27,000 students and 7,000 employees and is, according to the Shanghai World Ranking, one of the World’s Top 100 universities.

With five Nobel Prize Winners, UiO has a strong track record of pioneering research and scientific discovery. The university offers more than 800 courses in English at all levels, and around 40 Masters degree programmes and several PhD programmes are taught entirely in English.

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This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

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