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Author Grix, Jonathan.
Title Demystifying postgraduate research : from MA to PhD / Jonathan Grix.
Imprint Edgbaston : University of Birmingham Press, [2001]

Author Grix, Jonathan.
Subject Universities and colleges -- Great Britain -- Graduate work.
Humanities -- Research -- Great Britain.
Social sciences -- Research -- Great Britain.
Doctor of philosophy degree -- Great Britain.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 155 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-149) and index.
Contents List of figures; Preface; Introduction; 1 The nature of doctoral research; 2 The 'nuts and bolts' of research; 3 Getting started; 4 Methods, fieldwork and stages of research; 5 Supervision, the viva and other matters of importance; Appendix 1: Glossary of research terms; Appendix 2: Examples of reference systems; Bibliography; Index.
Summary 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 *
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780567271051 (electronic bk.)
0567271056 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 651663932
Additional Format Print version: Grix, Jonathan. Demystifying postgraduate research. Edgbaston : University of Birmingham Press, ©2001 9781902459356 (DLC) 2002391899 (OCoLC)52056803

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