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PhD Viva: How to Prepare for Your Oral Examination

Author: Smith, Peter
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Pub Date: 02/10/2014
Publisher: PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN: 9781137395764
Availability: Out of Stock
Quick overview 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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For PhD and other doctorate degree students as they approach their viva, this book helps candidates to understand the viva process and to prepare and present their work in the best possible manner. With concrete guidance, examples and activities throughout, it will cover everything from the constitution of the PhD viva panel and how to prepare as the event draws closer, to typical questions and how to answer them, and each of the possible exam outcomes. The book will also include a unique case studies chapter which brings the viva to life by drawing on practical real-life experiences from successful PhD graduates, as well as a chapter that will helpfully play out an entire viva, using examples from real student examinations.

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