The PhD Viva: How to Prepare for Your Oral Examination

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Macmillan International Higher Education, 2 de out. de 2014 - 184 páginas
Helps viva candidates to understand the complete examination process and to prepare and present their work in the best possible manner. It is informed by the author's extensive experience as a viva examiner, and includes practical real-life student case studies and activities. Features a chapter on typical questions and how to answer them.



 

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1 Introduction
1
2 The PhD Viva
10
3 The Examination Panel
34
4 Preparing For Your Viva
46
5 Typical Questions and How to Answer Them
69
6 The Viva Itself
91
7 The Outcome
114
8 Case Studies
127
9 Summary and the Future
156
References
163
Further Reading
166
Useful Web Resources
169
Index
172
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Peter Smith is Emeritus Professor of the University of Sunderland, UK, having held several teaching, research and management positions at the University. He has examined or supervised over 100 doctoral candidates in a range of subjects at Universities in the UK, Ireland, Hong Kong and Spain. He is co-author of The Professional Doctorate.

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