How To Survive Your Doctorate

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Sep 1, 2009 - Education - 208 pages
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The aim of this book is to present student perspectives (via case studies) on doing a Ph.D. and thus give potential or current Ph.D. candidates an insight into real life .
 

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Contents

2 Getting started
7
3 Managing the self
31
4 Dealing with your supervisor
54
5 Sidelines of a doctorate
82
6 Finances
109
7 Politics
126
8 Alternative routes to a doctorate
142
9 Career paths and strategies
156
the viva and beyond
178
References
193
Index
197
Back cover
203
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Jane Matthiesen is Lecturer in Strategic Management at Aston Business School in Birmingham, UK. She received her doctorate from Aston University in October 2005.

Mario Binder is a Project Manager at an international management consultancy in Berlin, Germany. He also holds a Visiting Research Fellowship at Aston Business School, where he received his PhD in March 2007.

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