Generic advice in earning a PhD usually falls short of relevance, because of differences in the degree path from one discipline to another. Yet doctoral candidates and their supervisors know this process is governed by protocols and parameters - often implicit - that must be understood and mastered. This book explores these protocols, drawing upon a large-scale study of Australian universities, and also compares doctoral programs in different national systems.THE DOCTORATE IN CONTEXT Traditionally, completion of a doctorate has been synonymous with the attainment of the award of Doctor of Philosophy (the PhD, or at some universities the DPhil), granted normally on the basis of completionanbsp;...
|Title||:||Disciplines and Doctorates|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-06-03|