Medicine & Health Sciences Graduate Centre

A-Z course list

A-Z of courses available in the Faculty Training Programme


M&HS Faculty Training Programme listings

Applying for jobs outside academia - PhD students
Basic statistics with SPSS 1
Biomedical Imaging in research
Creating a poster in PowerPoint
Creating a strong argument for your Thesis
Critical Appraisal of the literature coursework
Critical Appraisal of the literature 1 (non-clinical)
Critical Appraisal of scientific literature 2 (clinical)
Drafting a chapter of your Thesis
Editing academic writing
Embedding the 3Rs in Research
Equality and Diversity at work (online)
Ethics of human tissue and animal studies in research
Exploring ethics in research
Faculty Postgraduate Research Forum
Further presentation skills for researchers
Good Clinical Practice
Recruitment Interviews & Selection Exercises: Developing Confidence & Strategies
Introduction to Endnote 
Introduction to Flow Cytometry
Introduction to quantitative research
Research Data Management (online)
Introduction to SPSS (online) 1
Introduction to Stata (online) 1
Introduction to the skills of assertiveness and negotiation (online)
Good Laboratory Practice -fundamentals
Good Laboratory Practice -techniques
Mathematics in the lab
Nature of the doctorate and the supervision process or Understanding your Research Degree (online)

Teaching and Learning -You may allocate up to 2 training points from these courses to your overall training programme requirement.

Patient, Carers and Public Involvement in Research
Planning your research
Post-genomics and Bioinformatics
Preparing for the viva
Preparing for your Confirmation Review
Presentation skills for researchers
Problems with academic writing
Qualitative Observational Studies
Referencing for researchers (online)
Regression analyses in SPSS 1
Research Integrity (online)
Researcher information skills for the new researcher in Medicine and Health Sciences
Researching sensitive or distressing topics
Structuring your Thesis
Survival analysis 1
Systematic Review
Systematic Review: Literature searching
Using posters to communicate research
What do I want to get out of a conference - and how do I do it?
Writing scientific abstracts

 Statistical Analysis Training: You may attend as many of these courses as you wish but only 4 training points from these courses may contribute to your Faculty Postgraduate Training Programme.

Information Technology Courses

These courses are optional however you may allocate up to 4 training points from these courses to your overall Faculty Postgraduate Training Programme.

Microsoft Access: Introduction
Simple Queries and Reports using Access
Microsoft Excel: Introduction
Simple Calculations in Excel
More Functions in Excel
Using Excel as a Database
Microsoft PowerPoint: Introduction
Microsoft PowerPoint: Advanced
Microsoft Word: Introduction
Collaborating in Microsoft Word
Creating and Managing Long Documents in Microsoft Word
Working with Photographs using GIMP
LaTeX for researchers: an introduction
Further LaTeX for researchers: developing your skills in LaTeX


Medicine & Health Sciences Graduate Centre

The University of Nottingham
C11, Medical School
Queens Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

Tel: +44 (0)115 823 0068