Succeeding with Your Doctorate
- Jerry J Wellington - University of Sheffield, UK
- Ann-Marie Bathmaker - The University of Birmingham, UK
- Cheryl Hunt - School of Education University of Exeter
- Gary McCulloch - University College London, UK, I S E I C Institute of Education University of London
- Pat Sikes - University of Sheffield, UK
SAGE Study Skills Series
Postgraduate Study | Study Skills (General)
Whether you undertaking a taught doctorate, or a course of study leading to a PhD, Succeeding with Your Doctorate offers complete, up-to-date guidance and discussion on all aspects of successful doctoral work. The five experienced authors give advice on every stage in the process of completing a doctorate, from helping you to engage in critical reflection to better understand your own research biases, to useful guidelines on preparing for, and surviving, the viva.
Combining general discussion with practical advice, this book is an essential companion to your research. Topics include:
- Preparing for a doctorate
- Embarking on your Research
- Adapting to life as a student
- Working with a supervisor
- Reading critically
- Conceptualising your research
- Thinking about methodologies and approaches
- Producing a thesis
- Preparing for and taking the viva
- Disseminating your research.
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This is a good guide to give an overview of the key areas that people can consider when needing a text to refer to throughout the process.
This is an excellent book, but it doesn't offer us anymore than our already established book. I would recommend to our students
This book is a useful guide for students undertaking a doctorate.
A 'must read' guide for those embarking on, or considering undertaking a doctorate.
This book is a good little companion to those studying for a PhD. It contains lots of well structured advice across the various phases of the programme. A solid guide to dip in and out of throughout the research process.
In my view this is a really good guide to what is expected of a student undertaking a doctorate. The cameo's are really useful and clarify expectations.
This book gives clear practical advice to begining reasechers.
It is useful to consult at the outset of your studies but also gives approprite guidance as you continue with your studies.