Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers, Certificate | Part time online | FutureLearn | United Kingdom
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Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers

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About

In this Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers course from The University of Glasgow by FutureLearn you will explore different career options, learn what you want out of a career and understand how to implement good career decisions.

Overview

Being an early career academic researcher, whether you’re a doctoral student or research staff, can be challenging: should you pursue further academic research? What skills will help you progress in an academic career? What other career options are open to you?

On this Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers course from The University of Glasgow by FutureLearn you will answer these questions and more, considering how to manage you career and reflecting on what you want out of a career. You will be encouraged to consider different career options, both within and outside academic research, and build your confidence in marketing yourself in applications and interviews.

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?

  • Factors that are important when considering future career development including key drivers, strengths, interests, personality, and values and how these impact on career choice

  • Experience, skills and qualifications that aid progression in an academic career and how to build relevant experience

  • Common career areas researchers enter outside academic research and how to generate and research individual career ideas

  • CVs for different roles and how to present experience effectively when applying for academic and non-academic jobs

  • What to expect at academic and non-academic interviews, and how to prepare effectively for these

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is for academic researchers - both postgraduate researchers (PhDs) and early career researchers (post-docs).

Tuition Fee

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    349 USD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 349 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
  • National

    349 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 349 USD for the full programme during 1 months.

Unlimited subscription

  • $349

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