This six-day practical training is designed to provide an insight into the post-graduate study, primarily, in Europe and America. The training aim is to familiarize the participants with the process of a university application, from surveying the university market, to selecting a course degree, to filling in an online application and to applying for scholarships.
By the end of this practical workshop, participants should be able to understand thoroughly the process of a university application, find scholarships and prepare their own supporting materials (i.e., personal statement, academic references, and CV). This training applies to those wanting to pursue a taught degree and those wanting to make an application for a research (PhD) degree.
For both Taught and Research Applicants
· Training outline
· Course selection
· University selection
Making an Application:
1) Supporting Documents
· A supporting statement
· Academic references
· English language proficiency
· Proof of your undergraduate degree
2) Making an online application/ Practice session
· Scholarship types
· How/when to apply for a scholarship?
· Interview preparations
For Research Applicants Only
All research applicants in addition to the above need to provide a research proposal in their applications. The following elements of a research proposal will be discussed and practically exercised during the training.
· Rationale (Problem/ Literature Gap)
· Aims and Objectives
· Literature Review
· Research Questions
· Research Hypothesis
· Research Methodology
· Obtained a BA degree or in their last year of BA study
· Proficiency in English language
Starting Date: 9th July, 2011
Duration: Two Weeks (Sundays, Tuesdays ,Thursdays)
Class Hours: 05:00 – 07:00 P.M
Fee: 2000 Afs Only
TIMOR SHARAN is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics and International Relations at University of Exeter. His research is on the political economy of network politics in post-2001 Afghanistan. He holds an MPhil degree in Development Studies from University of Cambridge and a BA degree in International Relations and Politics from University of Essex. He is a founding member of the United Kingdom Afghanistan Studies Group (www.ukasg.org) and a founding member of Afghanistan Intellectual Property Rights Association.
His Forthcoming Publications Are:
F “The Dynamics of Elite Networks and Patron-Client Relations in Post-Bonn Afghanistan”, (Europe-Asia Studies Journal, August 2011, Vol 63, No 6)
F “Identity Politics and State Building in Post-Bonn Afghanistan: The 2009 Presidential Election” co-authored with John Heathershaw (Ethno politics, September 2011, Vo 4)
Mobile: 0793705320; 0795121748;
Address: House # 582; Behind Kateb University, Shora Road, Karte 3, Kabul- Afghanistan
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