Surviving the Postgraduate Viva

Surviving the Postgraduate Viva

Date/Time: Date(s) - 04/07/2022 - 06/07/2022( 8:00 am - 5:00 pm )
Location: Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

Just handed in your Master or PhD thesis? Now it’s time to plan for the next hurdle: a viva. This one day workshop offer advice on how to best prepare

Handing in your Master or PhD thesis is a massive achievement – but it’s not the end of the journey for your students. Once you’ve submitted, you’ll need to prepare for the next intellectually hurdle: a viva.

This oral examination is a chance for students to discuss their work with internal and external examiners. Its formal purpose is to ensure that there’s no plagiarism involved and that the student understands and can explain their thesis. It involves lots of penetrating questions, conceptually complex debates and is infamously terrifying.

How can students best prepare? This workshop provides a detailed explanation on a number of tips by academics.

Training Objectives

  • To understand requirements of postgraduate VIVA
  • To explore important requirements and best practice to can pass the postgraduate VIVA

Who Should Attend

This training has been designed for full-time faculty and postgraduate students who are interested in learning how to pass or the VIVA furthermore faculty members and examiners would benefit of methods and best practice.


  • 7 Steps preparing for the viva
  • 10 requirements to do during the viva

Training Methodology

  • Case Studies.
  • Individual and group discussions and exercises.
  • Intensive training by using templates, diagrams, and charts.
  • Planning activities and presentations.
  • Self-assessments.
  • Action plan.

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Bookings are closed for this course.

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