Doctoral Study in Contemporary Higher Education

Doctoral Study in Contemporary Higher Education

by Lady Green, Howard Green, Stuart Powell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0335214746

ISBN-13: 9780335214747

Pub. Date: 07/01/2005

Publisher: Open University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335214747
Publisher:
Open University Press
Publication date:
07/01/2005
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations

Part 1: Context
The origins, issues and recent development of doctoral study in the UK
Doctoral study, Government and the workplace

Part 2: Range of doctoral awards in the UK
The PhD and the diversity of doctoral study
The PhD by published work
Professional doctorates
Practice-based doctorates

Part 3: Issues surrounding the development of doctoral study
Funding of doctoral programmes
Length of doctoral training programmes

Part 4: Managing doctoral study
The nature of doctoral supervision
Monitoring and assessment
Principles and purposes of doctoral examination
Processes of examining the doctorate

Part 5: The future of the doctorate
Future directions

References
Index

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