Key documents

 

​On this page you will find documents providing essential information on the research student experience at CSAD, including induction, university procedures, research training, research writing, and other practical matters, as well as research degree and ethics approval forms. The documents are:

CSAD Joining Pack for Resea​rch Skills and MPhil/PhD programmes
CSAD Research Study Guide
CSAD Postgraduate Certificate in Professional and Research Skills: Art and Design Programme Handbook 2016-17


CSAD Joining Pack for Research Skills and MPhil/PhD programmes

CSAD Welcome Pack for Research Skills and MPhil/PhD programmesClick on the title above to view the Joining Pack that new research students receive. It sets out the key stages of your introduction to the university, including: online enrolment, CSAD induction, university induction, and key information and contacts.


CSAD Research Study Guide

Postgraduate Certificate in Research Skills: Art and Design Your first point of reference for practical arrangements and contacts with regard to your research programme within CSAD. It also addresses questions specific to art and desig​n research. It complements Cardiff Metropolitan University’s Postgraduate Researcher Handbook which you will receive at your research induction. The Guide contains information on:

• Matriculation, enrolment, and payment of tuition and studio/bench fees ​
• Induction
• Research methods and skills training
• Designing, planning and managing your research project
• The format of your thesis
• Reflecting on practice ​
• Accommodation, facilities and resources


CSAD Postgraduate Certificate in Research Skills: Art and Design Programme Handbook 2016-17

CSAD Research Study Guide 2014-15This is the handbook for the Postgraduate Certificate in Research Skills: Art and Design programme (CRS) with which all CSAD research studies commence. It describes the aims, objectives and content of the programme, and sets out key points of academic, regulatory and practical information. In addition, it provides:

• Details of the aim, outcomes and delivery pattern of CRS
• A guide to PDP writing
• An essay writing and presentation guide
• A guide to referencing
• Exemplar research proposals
• A manuscript presentation checklist.


Research Degree forms

CSAD Research Study Guide 2015-16 For the latest versions of Cardiff Metropolitan University’s research degree paperwork, click here. The link is only accessible to Cardiff Met staff and academic associates. You will need your university log-in details, including password, to enter. Documents placed here include:


· The Postgraduate Researcher Handbook
· Research degree proposal
· Annual monitoring report
· Change of arrangements forms
· MPhil/PhD transfer reports
· Proposed exam board form


Ethics Approval forms

CSAD Research Study Guide 2015-16 For the latest versions of Cardiff Metropolitan University’s ethics application paperwork, click ​here. The link is only accessible to Cardiff Met staff and academic associates. You will need your university log-in details, including password, to enter. Documents placed here include:


· CSAD ethics framework
· Research ethics approval application
· An exemplar consent form
· An exemplar participant information sheet