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How to Get a Ph.D.: A Handbook for Students and Their Supervisors

How to Get a Ph.D.: A Handbook for Students and Their Supervisors (Paperback)

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Amazon reviews for the previous edition: "5.0 out of 5 stars. Highly recommended." "Clear, accessible and good fun to read. Very informative and I would highly recommend this book to anyone looking for an introductory guide about doing a PhD." "5.0 out of 5 stars. Gold dust." "This excellent text is informative, entertaining, and for those students on the Long and (relatively) Lonely PhD journey, perhaps the most useful tool (apart from data, of course). It helped me and many of my fellow academics (and students) through our PhDs. Strongly recommended :)." "5.0 out of 5 stars. Great book to read." "This is a great a book to read. I feel as if I have done the Ph.D. already. It's a mind-blowing book full of tips and ideas to engage in a good research." "Really clear, easy to read and lots of useful hints and guidance. Would recommend it for anyone serious about completing their PhD." How to Get a PhD has long been regarded as the essential handbook for PhD students everywhere. 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.This brand new sixth edition has been thoroughly updated and revised throughout, and includes: New material on how PhD students can make use of online forums, social media, online survey tools and other technologies throughout the PhD process A new Chapter 10, 'Some challenges you may encounter throughout your PhD' includes practical advice for tackling prejudice and dealing with the pressures that can face early career researchers Expanded material on avoiding plagiarism and poor academic practice and increased coverage of issues faced by part-time PhD students The book retains its focus on delivering clear and practical advice, including tips for writing proposals and applying for funding, managing your time, writing an engaging PhD, and handling the viva.

Long regarded as the PhD 'bible', this edition is brought right up-to-date for today's student, retaining the straightforward and practical approach that has made it indispensable for students and supervisors across all academic disciplines.

EducationCareers & StudyingStudy & learning skills: generalEducationEducation TheoryHigher & further education, tertiary education Publisher: Open University Press Publication Date: 01/08/2015 ISBN-13: 9780335264124  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Estelle M. Phillips has enjoyed a long career as an academic and independent educational consultant. She has published widely on various aspects of the PhD process and has spoken at universities on four continents about the skills required to complete and supervise a PhD. Derek S. Pugh was a prominent thinker in management and business studies and a prolific writer. After an illustrious career spanning many achievements in research and teaching, he became Emeritus Professor of International Management of the Open University Business School, UK. The new edition features contributions from Colin G. Johnson, Reader at the School of Computing and Faculty Director for Graduate Studies, University of Kent, UK. Colin regularly supervises PhDs and brings his extensive experience of supporting doctoral students to the new edition.

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