The short course offers an opportunity to academic staff who are interested in advancing their knowledge and skills in supervision of post graduate students.
Introdcution of thecourse will be held on 29th September, 2022
How will the course be presented?
The course will be presented 100% online. The participants must have a fast and stable internet connection in order to participate in the activities and discussions. A certificate will be provided to participants after completion of the course. To qualify for certificate you must attend at least six (6) modules
How much time will it take?
The course is flexible as it is presented in eight sessions for a period of six months from October 2022 to March 2023. Each session will take two hours.
What are the entry requirements?
University academic staff with a doctoral degree or pursuing the doctoral degree qualify. Postgraduate students will also participate in some sessions. The course is free of charge.
Who will present the course?
Course instructors from Egerton and Maseno Universities with financial support of TAGDev programme of Egerton University.
What will the course cover?
The role, state and challenges of higher education in Africa
Student admission, supervisor allocation, duration of the degree, quality assurance and governing policies
Roles and responsibilities in postgraduate supervision
Methods of postgraduate supervision
How to write a research proposal
Research and ethics, project management, Intellectual property rights
Thesis writing and examination
Use of electronic platforms in postgraduate supervision