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Course 2b: Supervising Students 2023/2024


  • Course code

    TA 2023/2024

  • Programme is for

    Lecturers / (assistant) professors with no or limited experience in supervising students in their Bachelor or Master assignment.

  • Date

    Several times a year

  • Time

    On Campus
    - Four sessions of 3,5 hours
    - Self-study and assignments:
       2-3 hours

  • Location

    Horst, HT700A

  • Maximum participants

    20 (on campus)

  • Trainers

    Frank van den Berg & Marleen de Haan

  • Course materials

    You will get access to a Canvas site offering all the necessary content in a modular setting.



After completing this course you are able:


During the course we will pay attention to the following topics: planning of a graduation project, supervising groups, first meeting with the student(s), role and style of supervisor, expectations of supervisor and student, active listening, giving feedback, assessment and motivation.

 Of course we also pay attention to your specific questions.


Preparation: exercises and assignments, reading course material
In course: assignments (both individual and group), discussions and role play

Admission Criteria 

PhD candidates are advised to register for the Taste-of-Teaching.

The University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) is a compulsory teaching qualification for lecturers, assistant, associate and full professors. PhD students cannot enrol directly on a UTQ course. PhD students will only be accepted for the UTQ in exceptional cases where the PhD student already has considerable teaching experience. If this is the case, please contact the UTQ supervisor of your faculty: https://www.utwente.nl/en/ces/celt/who-we-are/


In order to be eligible for the UTQ Part Certificate a prerequisite is that you supervise(d) at least 4 (groups of) students. Furthermore you need to participate in all of the sessions hand in the assignments which will be assessed.

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