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Succeeding with Your Doctorate

1st Edition

Jerry J Wellington; Ann-Marie Bathmaker; Cheryl Hunt; Gary McCulloch; Pat Sikes
eISBN-13: 9781446240199

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′From page one the appeal of the book is evident in the jargon free, user friendly text. I would not hesitate to recommend it to other students whatever stage of their doctorate they have reached.′ - Educate Journal

Whether you undertaking a taught doctorate, or a course of study leading to a PhD, Succeeding with Your Doctorate offers complete, up-to-date guidance and discussion on all aspects of successful doctoral work. The five experienced authors give advice on every stage in the process of completing a doctorate, from helping you to engage in critical reflection to better understand your own research biases, to useful guidelines on preparing for, and surviving, the viva.

Combining general discussion with practical advice, this book is an essential companion to your research. Topics include:

Preparing for a doctorate
Embarking on your Research
Adapting to life as a student
Working with a supervisor
Reading critically
Conceptualising your research
Thinking about methodologies and approaches
Producing a thesis
Preparing for and taking the viva
Disseminating your research.


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ISBNs 9781412901161, 9781412901161, 9781446240199, 1446240193
Language English
Number of Pages 240
Edition 1st