Provisional year timeline

Use this checklist to help you plan your provisional year

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0-2 months

Confirmation milestones

Useful actions

3-6 months

Confirmation milestones

Useful actions

7-9 months

Confirmation milestones

  • Produce a substantial piece of written work

Useful opportunities

10-12 months

Confirmation milestones

  • Gain approval for your full thesis proposal
  • Give an oral presentation of your work
  • Discuss your research with your Confirmation Review Committee

Useful actions

  • Revisit Doctoral support services
  • Revisit your needs analysis and the Doctoral Development Framework
  • Plan your year two workload