Transferable Skills (Imperial)

The College requires all doctoral students to achieve a minimum of four Graduate School credits, by the Late Stage Review (LSR).  In addition to these credits, the online doctoral plagiarism awareness course must be completed by the Early Stage Assessment (ESA). Credits should be accumulated as follows:

  • By the Early Stage Assessment (ESA) - 2 credits
  • By the Late Stage Review (LSR) - a further 2 credits
Course Type Credit
 Online courses  1
 Face-to-face workshops  1
 Webinars  1
 1 Day Retreat  1
 2 Day Retreat  3
 5 Day Global Fellows Programme  4
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The Online Plagiarism Awareness Course is compulsory for all Doctoral students and should be completed by the ESA, but does NOT count towards the minimum attendance requirement.

If you are unsure how many credits the course you are registered to attend is worth, please check ( where course credits are listed under each course description.

*For further information about the ESA and LSR, please see the 'Milestones for Research Degrees' section of the Academic Governance website.