Working for a Doctorate

Working for a Doctorate

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In stark contrast to undergraduates, new PhD students often find no framework for study, few deadlines and little peer support. Working for a Doctorate: * Addresses the problems of the research process, such as finance and time-management * Offers practical guidance and specialist advice to both students and their supervisors * Is written by a team of experts who have had a long and successful experience of tutoring PhD students * Contains case studies of current and ex-PhD students * Explores issues such as gender, culture and the fundamental nature of the PhD. The book will be a vital guide and companion to anyone studying, supervising or contemplating a doctoral degree in the humanities or social sciences.Alternatively, applicants can approach the department where they wish to study with a research proposal and enquire whether any studentships may be ... Moreover, as research assistants are often employed on 44 Financing a doctorate.

Title:Working for a Doctorate
Author:Norman Graves, Ved P Varma
Publisher:Routledge - 1997-09-11


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