Dr Emily Fitton

Project Officer
School of Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies
Skills for Success Tutor (Academic Skills and English)
Academic Section - Skills for Success
Dr Emily Fitton



  • PhD Philosophy University of Essex, (2018)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Modern Revolutions in Science, Politics, and Culture (CS101)

  • Becoming a Practitioner (HS372)

  • Dissertation (LA899)

  • Description of Language for TEFL/ELT and Applied Linguistics (LG512)

  • MA Dissertation (LG981)

  • Contract Law (LW101)

  • Foundations of Public Law (LW103)

  • Criminal Law (LW104)

  • Academic Skills in International Law (LW949)

  • Understanding Our Place in the World (PS101)

  • Growing in the World (PS102)

  • Experiencing Emotion (PS103)

  • Introduction to Philosophy (PY111)

  • The Sociological Imagination (SC111)

  • Sociological Research Design (SC905)

  • Academic Writing Skills (Science and Health) (SK028)

  • Academic English Speaking (4 weeks) (SK034)

  • PhD Language Support (SK038)

  • Academic Reading Skills (SK335)

  • Professional and Interprofessional Skills for Practice (HS140)

  • Informing Sciences 1 (HS173)

  • Advanced English and Academic Skills for MMO (SK308)

  • Study and Lifelong Learning (HS700)

  • Origins and Transformations in Literature and Drama (LT111)

  • Academic Writing Skills Part 2 (SK025)

  • MSc Psychology Research Project (PS900)

  • Research Project (MSc) (PS934)

  • MA Dissertation (GV993)

  • MRES Dissertation (GV995)


Journal articles (3)

Fitton, E., Kuylen, M., Wyllie, A., Michalowski, S., Bhatt, V. and Martin, W., (2023). Managing DNACPR Recommendations in Residential Care: Towards Improved Training for Social Care and Capacity Professionals. The British Journal of Social Work. 53 (5), 2979-2999

Kuylen, M., Wyllie, A., Bhatt, V., Fitton, E., Michalowski, S. and Martin, W., (2022). COVID-19 and the Mental Capacity Act in care homes: Perspectives from capacity professionals. Health and Social Care in the Community. 30 (5), e3018-e3028

Gurbai, S., Fitton, E. and Martin, W., (2020). Insight under Scrutiny in the Court of Protection: A Case Law Survey. Frontiers in Psychiatry. 11, 560329-



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