ERIC Number: ED463689
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Demystifying Postgraduate Research: From MA to PhD.
Written for students on the threshold or in the early stages of a postgraduate degree, this book introduces the key tools and terminology of research, explains what to do before beginning a postgraduate research project, and suggests ways to arrive at a research question or hypothesis. The discussion also covers the student-supervisor relationship and provides other advice on progressing through the postgraduate research process. The chapters are: (1) The Nature of Doctoral Research; (2) The Nuts and Bolts of Research; (3) Getting Started; (4) Methods, Fieldwork, and Stages of Research; and (5) Supervision, the Viva and Other Matters of Importance. Appendixes contain a glossary and examples of reference systems. (Contains 4 figures and 80 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Research, Research Design, Research Methodology, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Note: Published by the University of Birmingham Press.