Doing Postgraduate Research

Doing Postgraduate Research

Description

The prospect of undertaking postgraduate research can seem daunting. This thoroughly revised Second Edition of Doing Postgraduate Research will show you how to undertake your research better, quicker, and with as little hassle as possible. The text offers an authoritative and comprehensive guide to better research practice and is fully compliant with research training requirements, including the Joint Research Councils' Skills Statement.

Doing Postgraduate Research will enable you to acquire research methods skills as you proceed through your Masters or PhD programme. Key topics include:

Designing and organizing a research project
Understanding alternative research perspectives
Doing a literature review
Academic writing
IPR and Ethics in research
Research presentations
Preparing for a viva
Career development.

Activities are used throughout the book to link the material to student's own research projects, encouraging practical `training by doing'. The book comes with a DVD and website which illustrate key features of the research process, and provide further reading and a guide to additional resources. Visit the companion website at www.sagepub.co.uk/potter



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Details

Author(s)
Stephen Potter
Format
Paperback | 320 pages
Dimensions
170 x 242 x 17.53mm | 580g
Publication date
07 Aug 2006
Publisher
SAGE Publications Inc
Publication City/Country
Thousand Oaks, United States
Language
English
Edition
Revised
Edition Statement
2nd Revised edition
ISBN10
1412924057
ISBN13
9781412924054
Bestsellers rank
392,622