Training and development opportunities are provided for our PGR students throughout the year. Opportunities will be posted on this page and students should check regularly for updates.
PhD students are also encouraged to attend and participate in the University wide seminars and events. Full details can be found on the events page.
Plymouth Marjon University PhD and MPhil programmes are accredited by the University of Chichester. Full details of the relevent policies can be found via the following links.
Univerisity of Chichester Higher Degree Regulations
University of Chichester Research Candidature and Supervision
Research Ethics Policy & Code of Conduct
PGR Handbook (, 454 kbs)
Training & Events
The below training forms part of an online training series provided by University of East Anglia available to all PGR students. Sign-up for all pre-Christmas sessions opens on Tuesday 26th September at 0900. Sign-up for all post-Christmas sessions opens on Tuesday 28th November at 0900. Sign up by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
All sessions are delivered via a virtual classroom on Tuesday evenings 1900 - 2100.
Due to high demand, additional sessions have now been added to the schedule below. These are marked * and are delivered via a virtual classroom at 1400 - 1600.
The forms below are required at various stages throughout the PGR cycle. Details can be found within the PGR Handbook.
Form 1 - Registration (, 109 kbs)
PGR Induction Checklist (, 92 kbs)
Form 2 - Progress Report (word .doc, 99 kbs)
All PGR students will be requested to complete progress reports on an annual basis. Students are encouraged to maintain a Personal Progress Log throughout the year to assist with the Annual Report.
PGR Personal Progress Log (word .doc, 84 kbs)
The Personal Progress Log should be submitted along with the Annual Report.
Form 4 - Changes to Supervisory Team (word .doc, 94 kbs)
Form 5 - Changes to Candidature (, 94 kbs)
The forms below should be used to submit an application for ethical approval. You should review the initial checklist and guidance in the first instance. Applications and queries should be sent to email@example.com. Deadlines for the next panel dates can also be requested via this email, or ask your student representative.
Initial Research Ethics Checklist & Ethics Review Protocol (, 102 kbs)
Guidance: Initial Research Ethics Checklist & Ethics Review Protocol (, 319 kbs)
Participant Information Sheet (, 71 kbs)
Consent Form (, 69 kbs)
Transcription Guidelines Template (, 71 kbs)
Confidentiality Agreement Template (, 78 kbs)
Amendment Request Form (, 94 kbs)
Renewal Application Form (, 96 kbs)
Study Closure Form (, 94 kbs)
Adverse or Unanticipated Event Report Form (, 96 kbs)