Demystifying Postgraduate Research / Edition 1

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Overview

The first complete introduction to the new model of social science and humanities postgraduate research. Based on the leading current course of postgraduate research training, a programme that will become the norm for postgraduate research over the next two or three years. Designed as a set text for '3 plus 1' and similar programmes
• The key tools and terminology of research
• What to do before beginning the project
• Funding
• All about the student-supervisor relationship
• The viva examination
• The process of writing a thesis
• Ethics and plagiarism in research, especially the use of the internet
• How to get published
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781902459356
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury
  • Publication date: 10/31/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
Preface
Introduction 1
1 The nature of doctoral research 7
2 The 'nuts and bolts' of research 25
3 Getting started 51
4 Methods, fieldwork and stages of research 73
5 Supervision, the viva and other matters of importance 97
App. 1 Glossary of research terms 131
App. 2 Examples of reference systems 143
Bibliography 145
Index 151
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