ERIC Number: ED452744
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Degree Requirements, Diversity (Student), Doctoral Dissertations, Doctoral Programs, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Research Methodology, Supervisors, Teacher Role
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.openup.co.uk.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom