Skip to 0 minutes and 1 second Do you want to take a major and the final educational step? Do you want to explore things that are unknown to you and others? Do you want to become a researcher? I feel as if the PhD is very important in my career so that in the PhD I can learn a lot of things which I can use in my future life. During this course, we will guide you through the initial steps of becoming a researcher. You will learn about the key elements needed to describe a research plan. Together, we will work hard to write, plan, and prepare the first draft of your proposal.
Skip to 0 minutes and 43 seconds Join us because we know, from many years of experience, what it takes to develop a successful research plan. We know how you can become a postgraduate student. I remember the first day I started to write my PhD proposal. And even if I do have an idea, I didn’t know where to start and what to write, and I was lost.
Skip to 1 minute and 13 seconds We will show you how to present and argue for your innovative idea, how to outline your ideas as a realistic research plan. During the next four weeks, you will learn how to develop your research statement, formulate a clear research objective, and write relevant subquestions.
Skip to 1 minute and 36 seconds We want research to be beneficial for society. So what are you bringing with your research?
Skip to 1 minute and 46 seconds You will collaborate with peers and discuss how to choose the most useful research design and method, how to answer your subquestions analytically, and how to plan the data collection for your future PhD study. We want to work with you. Together with you and your peers, other aspiring researchers worldwide, we can help you create your PhD proposal. Why not take the first step towards becoming a researcher? Welcome to this mooc on how to write the PhD proposal developed by us at University of Oslo in Norway, together with our partner, Jimma University in Ethiopia.