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Succeeding with Your Doctorate (Sage Study Skills)

Jerry Wellington, Ann-Marie Bathmaker, Cheryl Hunt


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Whether you undertaking a taught doctorate, or a course of study leading to a PhD, this book 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

Sage Publications Ltd, 9781412901161, 240pp.

Publication Date: May 20, 2005