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Your Phd Companion 3rd Edition

The Insider Guide to Mastering the Practical Realities of Getting Your PHD

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Your Phd Companion 3rd Edition by Stephen Marshall
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Description

This book guides you through doctoral study from the student's point of view - the challenges, pitfalls, and ups and downs that you're likely to encounter in the course of your PhD. Inside you'll find: -Advice on doing research - Examples of PhD problems and their resolution - Reflections on life as a PhD student - Insights into how the academic system works - Real life cases of famous (and not so famous)PhD students. Over and above what your supervisors and university may have to offer, Your PhD Companion will help explain all kinds of things that no one ever seems to tell you - and you don't necessarily know to ask. Contents: Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Embarking on a PhD; 3. You and your supervisor; 4. Finding your feet (and a desk to put them under); 5. Doing the research; 6. Life as a PhD student; 7. Academia; 8. Thesis construction; 9. Survival; 10. The end game; 11. The examination; 12. The afterlife; Further Reading; Index.

Author Biography

Dr STEPHEN MARSHALL and Dr NICK GREEN both gained their doctorates in 2001, and now work in academia.
Release date Australia
February 11th, 2010
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Robinson
Pages
176
Dimensions
155x217x14
ISBN-13
9781845283926
Product ID
3669184

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