Researcher’s survival guide

Researchers survival guide is a one day course designed to introduce you to the basics of being a good researcher. Researchers survival guide shows you how to dig up the right information for your programme – efficiently, accurately and effectively. The course will help develop the wide range of skills required including social media and internet research, telephone and face to face interviewing techniques, and the ability to filter information from a variety of sources.


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Course content

About the course

You’ll learn how to be an effective researcher, able to recognise and access good sources of information. The course also deals with finding and assessing contributors for programmes and interviewing techniques.

Areas covered include:

  • principles of research
  • sources of information
  • internet research
  • interviewing – examples and tips
  • presenting research effectively

Who it's for

Junior researchers, runners and production secretaries.


Class size

12 people

Course cost

  • Course cost - £250
  • Freelancer cost - £150

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be in writing and must be received at least seven days prior to the course date or the full fee will be charged. ITF reserves the right to cancel courses without liability, and delegates will be offered an alternative date or full refund. ITF reserves the right to cancel courses if there are insufficient enrolments. Read more about our terms and conditions.

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London, NW1 2HA
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