The Postgraduate's Companion is the most comprehensive, practical and accessible source of support and guidance for anyone contemplating starting, or already undertaking, their research degree.
Hall and Longman's invaluable book is an essential reference resource for anyone doing postgraduate research or thinking of doing it. Leading experts in their fields address the fundamental questions of what a research degree involves; how to choose the best institution; secure an offer; and fund your research degree.
For students who are currently working towards a research degree the book deals with the process thoroughly, including coverage of:
- getting the most from the supervisory relationship
- planning and writing the thesis
- navigating and succeeding in research training
- learning to teach in HE and balancing teaching and research
- beating the blues and learning how to complete in good time
- succeeding in the viva voce examination.
The final section of the book covers what to do with a research degree once you have one. This includes identifying your skills; staying in academia; research outside academia; leaving research and academia; and starting your own business.
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At last virtually everything that a postgraduate research degree student should need to know in a single volume.