Doctoral Students and Necessary Academic Skills

  • Gabriela Chmelíková Pädagogische Hochschule NÖ


The paper is aimed at making familiar with necessary academic skills of doctoral students as experienced at the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Faculty of Materials Science and Technology in Trnava. The author focused on the preparation of doctoral students regarding the need of industrial practice as well as the requirements of individual study programmes. As worded by the Faculty departments, the emphasis is put on specific doctoral students´ outcomes which resulted in particular preparation within reading, writing and presentation skills development. Finally, the contribution proposes the possible further development and upgrade of teaching English at tertiary level of education.