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ERIC Number: ED452744
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 235
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-335-20550-X
How To Get a PhD: A Handbook for Students and Their Supervisors. Third Edition.
Phillips, Estelle M.; Pugh, Derek S.
This handbook is a practical and realistic explanation of the processes of doing research for a PhD in the British educational system. Students and supervisors will find useful advice, including suggestions on how to manage the student-supervisor relationship. The chapters are: (1) "Becoming a Postgraduate"; (2) "Getting into the System"; (3) "The Nature of the PhD Qualification"; (4) "How Not To Get a PhD"; (5) "How To Do Research"; (6) "The Form of the PhD Thesis"; (7) "The PhD Process"; (8) "How To Manage Your Supervisor"; (9) "How To Survive in a Predominantly British, White, Male, Full-Time Academic Environment"; (10) "The Formal Procedures"; (11) "How To Supervise and Examine"; and (12) "Institutional Responsibilities." (Contains 47 references.) (SLD)
Open University Press, 325 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (paperback: ISBN-0-335-20550-X, 15.99 British pounds; hardcover: ISBN-0-335-20551-8). E-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom