The Postgraduate's Companion

The Postgraduate's Companion
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The Postgraduate's Companion is a practical and accessible source of support and guidance for anyone contemplating starting, or already undertaking, their research degree. For those considering a research degree, this book addresses the fundamental questions of what a research degree involves, how to choose the institution, secure an offer and fund your research degree. For students who are currently working towards a research degree, the book covers all the basics, including: o the supervisory relationship o writing your thesis o research training o teaching o completion and the viva. The final section of the book covers what to do with a research degree once you have one. This includes identifying your skills, and explores staying in academia, research outside academia, leaving research and academia, and starting your own business. The Postgraduate's Companion covers the whole process, from setting out to life beyond the research degree, providing an invaluable guide for all postgraduates doing research.

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