How To Get A Phd: a handbook for students and their supervisors
How to get a PhD is THE classic book on studying for a PhD. It provides a practical, down to earth and realistic approach to studying for a PhD and offers support and reassurance for both students and supervisors.
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This is the only book i have ever thrown away through fear of someone else reading it. Thinking about it, perhaps i should have burnt it. It is not at all sympathic to the needs of ethnographers or other inductive researchers. Human geographers and anthropologists should look else where. The book will confuse more than it clarifies.
1 ON BECOMING A RESEARCH STUDENT
2 GETTING INTO THE SYSTEM
3 THE NATURE OF THE PhD QUALIFICATION
4 HOW NOT TO GET A PhD
5 HOW TO DO RESEARCH
6 THE FORM OF A PhD THESIS
7 WRITING YOUR PhD
8 THE PhD PROCESS
12 THE EXAMINATION SYSTEM
13 HOW TO GET A PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE ProfD
14 HOW TO SUPERVISE AND EXAMINE
15 INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Selfevaluation questionnaire on research student progress
Selfevaluation questionnaire and topics for discussion on doctoral supervisory practice
9 HOW TO MANAGE YOUR SUPERVISORS
10 EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR NONTRADITIONAL RESEARCH STUDENTS ie women with some comments for men international mature a...
11 EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINORITY GROUP RESEARCH STUDENTS ie ethnic minority students gay lesbian bisexual and transgender s...