Getting a PhD: An Action Plan to Help Manage Your Research, Your Supervisor and Your Project

1st Edition

John Finn

Published February 17, 2005
Reference - 208 Pages
ISBN 9780415344982 - CAT# RU27931

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This highly practical guide provides information that will help research students avoid needless mistakes. It informs and advises you about many of the important facets of postgraduate research, including:

  • what it means to conduct research at doctoral level
  • the requirements for independence, contribution to knowledge, originality and suitability for publication
  • planning a research project over a period of time
  • responsible research practice
  • criteria used in the examination of a PhD.

Getting a PhD is an essential handbook for PhD students and provides plenty of useful advice for Masters students or undergraduates conducting a research project.


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