The Mature Student’s Guide to Completing a Doctorate, Paperback / softback Book

The Mature Student’s Guide to Completing a Doctorate Paperback / softback

Part of the Routledge Study Skills series

Paperback / softback

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Carefully structured to make it accessible and easy to follow, this thought-provoking book encourages the reader to facilitate a dialogue across disciplines so that mature and unconventional students are acknowledged and can discover a successful path towards admission and PhD completion.

Based on real experiences of navigating the doctoral system, the guide includes insights from doctorates, candidates, supervisors, and examiners, who share their stories, insights, and advice.

It covers key topics such as:Developing a research topic, conducting research, and research integrityEffectiveness, productivity, and progressExploring key concepts and techniques through reading, writing, and networkingSelf-care and motivationFinding your academic voiceThis guide is a must-read for advanced academic researchers, advanced postgraduate students, and experienced professionals with vocational backgrounds who are seeking recognition for their knowledge and alternative pathways to contribute to the sector.


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