The Postgraduate's Companion by Dr Gerard Hall, Jo Longman

By Dr Gerard Hall, Jo Longman

The Postgraduate's Companion is a pragmatic and obtainable resource of aid and information for someone considering beginning, or already venture, their examine measure. For these contemplating a examine measure, this ebook addresses the elemental questions of what a study measure comprises, tips on how to pick out the establishment, safe a suggestion and fund your study measure. for college kids who're presently practising a learn measure, the e-book covers the entire fundamentals, including:o the supervisory relationship;o writing your thesis;o learn training;o teaching;o finishing touch and the viva.The ultimate element of the booklet covers what to do with a examine measure after you have one. This comprises determining your talents, and explores staying in academia, learn outdoors academia, leaving examine and academia, and beginning your individual business.The Postgraduate's Companion covers the entire method, from getting down to lifestyles past the study measure, supplying a useful advisor for all postgraduates doing examine.

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In a professional doctorate the field of study is a professional discipline which may, of course, subsume different academic disciplines, for example, education may subsume some aspects of psychology and sociology. The professional doctorate will be closely related to the development of practice within the profession and may indeed be accredited by a professional body and result in a professional qualification. It follows that, typically, the professions concerned are those where there is a strong practice element that, in turn, is mediated by This SAGE ebook is copyright and is supplied by Dawsonera.

Phil, it is usually exemplified by the development of a thesis or intellectual argument and its presentation in written form as a dissertation (often described simply as ‘the thesis’). Universities in the UK have been awarding PhDs since the thirteenth century. Since that time the award has commonly been accepted as the highest level of academic achievement attained by university students. This acceptance is universal except in countries such as France where there is more than one level within the concept of a PhD.

Indd 23 5/21/2008 3:00:33 PM 24 PROFESSOR STUART POWELL AND PROFESSOR HOWARD GREEN worldwide. Increased harmonisation, and the deliberate encouragement of mobility of researchers, across the European higher education sector should bring increased possibilities for such study. Where to Do Your Research? Readers may wish to refer here to Chapter 7 of this book. We noted above that the market for postgraduate study is now global: this is particularly so for British students as the language of postgraduate work in an increasing number of universities worldwide is English.

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