Surviving Your Thesis
Suzan Burton, Peter Steane
Psychology Press, 2004 - Business & Economics - 254 pages
From choosing a supervisor and topic to staying motivated, completing a research thesis is not an easy matter. Each stage represents a different challenge and many students struggle through without identifying the skills needed to make the most of their time.
This wonderful resource for all doctoral and masters level students, explores the challenges and complexities of successfully engaging in the research process and thesis writing. Chapters include:
This clear and practical guide, ideal for all doctoral and masters level students, takes readers from the very early stages of the process through to the final phase of examination and publication, using vignette examples to highlight key issues.
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Preparation for the thesis and the early stages
Quantitative research and analvsis 138
Oeveioping a research proposal
Ethical issues in research
Resource issues in undertaking postgraduate research
Operational issues and the medium stage
lessons from ancient Chinese proverbs
Fundamentals of a literature review