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AuthorBentley, Peter J.
TitleThe PhD application handbook
Type of publicationBooks
Physical description 183 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Publisher Revised ed., Open University Press, ©2006
SeriesOpen up study skills
Сall numberLB2371.6.G7 .B46 2006
Location3rd floor
BibliographyIncludes index
Subjectgraduate work
doctor of philosophy degree
higher education
GenreScientific literature/Ғылыми әдебиет/Научная литература
Summary"A PhD is one of the most ambitious and exciting things you can do in your life. Upon successful completion you will be a doctor – and a world authority in your chosen area. Each year several thousand graduate students apply to do a PhD at universities in the UK. Many are not successful – they are unable to find a suitable university, or a supervisor, or decide on a suitable research project, or they cannot obtain funding to pay their fees and bills. Most students fail to obtain a PhD because they have one of these aspects wrong at the start. It also provides detailed information about funding, eligibility, deadlines for different awards, and which funding is best for which student. Examples of research proposals, application forms and interview technique are given, helping you to secure your PhD place with the minimum of problems. The PhD Application Handbook is designed to help prospective PhD students achieve their ambition. If you want to do a doctorate in the UK, This book is essential for you!" --
ContentsBefore You Start --
What is a PhD? --
Funding --
Finding the Right University --
Finding the Right Supervisor --
Finding the Right Research Project --
Securing an Offer --
Accommodation --
Beginning Your PhD
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