Doctoral Study in Contemporary Higher Education by Howard GreenDoctoral Study in Contemporary Higher Education by Howard Green

Doctoral Study in Contemporary Higher Education

byHoward Green, Stuart Powell

Paperback | July 1, 2005

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Howard Green is Chair of the UK Council for Graduate Education and the Modern Universities Research group. Formerly Dean of the Research and Graduate School, he is now Pro Vice Chancellor with responsibility for planning and innovation at Staffordshire University. He is Professor of Urban Planning at Staffordshire and Visiting Professor of Urban Planning at both Leeds Metropolitan University and Lille 1 University.

Stuart Powell is Professor of Educational Psychology and Director of Research Degrees at the University of Hertfordshire. He is also Honorary Secretary of the UK Council for Graduate Education. His original research interests were in the understanding and education of individuals with special needs – in particular those with autism. More recently, his research has focused on doctoral study.

Howard Green is Chair of the UK Council for Graduate Education and the Modern Universities Research group. Formerly Dean of the Research and Graduate School, he is now Pro Vice Chancellor with responsibility for planning and innovation at Staffordshire University. He is Professor of Urban Planning at Staffordshire and Visiting Profess...
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Title:Doctoral Study in Contemporary Higher EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 3.54 × 2.36 × 0.3 inPublished:July 1, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0335214738

ISBN - 13:9780335214730

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations

Part 1: Context
The origins, issues and recent development of doctoral study in the UK
Doctoral study, Government and the workplace

Part 2: Range of doctoral awards in the UK
The PhD and the diversity of doctoral study
The PhD by published work
Professional doctorates
Practice-based doctorates

Part 3: Issues surrounding the development of doctoral study
Funding of doctoral programmes
Length of doctoral training programmes

Part 4: Managing doctoral study
The nature of doctoral supervision
Monitoring and assessment
Principles and purposes of doctoral examination
Processes of examining the doctorate

Part 5: The future of the doctorate
Future directions

References
Index