Welcome to Semester 2

Happy New Year to everyone and welcome to Semester 2!

Semester 2 of a Taught Postgraduate programme may include thinking about your dissertation or for some students it may be the start of their part-time taught Masters. For this reason, you may have different needs. The following are links to some useful resources:


Dissertation Advice:

So what can you do to give yourself the best start in this semester?

Courses to support you in your studies

  • Check if your school are running any workshops or skills courses.
  • The IAD have links to online courses, including, Working with Research Data and Academic writing
  • There are also open online courses – MOOCs

What else can you do?

  • Talk to others on your course and share ideas and experiences. If you’re on an online course, use the online discussion forums to raise questions
  • Seek advice and support

Most of all – try and enjoy your studies! Make sure you balance studying with other eusaactivities. For links to societies, groups and more, access EUSA http://www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/.