There’s so much to fit into to your final year and careful planning is essential. With clear guidance, individual exercises, and group discussion, this practical workshop helps you prepare for the last stages of your doctorate, including submission, the viva, and what happens next. Please note, there is a separate workshop that goes into much more detail on the viva.

By the end of the workshop you will have

  • A strategy for the successful completion of your thesis
  • More confidence in your ability to get through the final year
  • A clear idea of the skills you need to develop

This training is aimed at late-stage PhD students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

What you'll get

  • A video-based course for you to follow at your own pace. You can come back at any time.
  • Downloadable worksheets
  • Live 90-minute webinar, including group activities and Q&A
  • Follow-up coaching emails to keep you on track
  • Links to further resources


"Unravelled mysteries about the last few months before and after submission"

"Essential workshop. Excellent and knowledgeable trainer. Should be compulsory. So glad I spotted it"

"This was excellent, one of the most useful doctoral researcher development workshops I have done"


This course costs £845 + VAT for up to 20 participants.

Participants will receive access to the course on receipt of a purchase order. We'll then arrange a date with you for the live webinar and make all the necessary technical arrangements. This is all managed by us, you just need to let us know the students' names and email addresses.

Please contact us if you'd like to book this training or if you have any questions.