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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Lucinda Becker
    Pages 1-7
  3. Lucinda Becker
    Pages 24-39
  4. Lucinda Becker
    Pages 40-63
  5. Lucinda Becker
    Pages 64-80
  6. Lucinda Becker
    Pages 81-98
  7. Lucinda Becker
    Pages 98-116
  8. Lucinda Becker
    Pages 117-131
  9. Lucinda Becker
    Pages 132-147
  10. Lucinda Becker
    Pages 148-169
  11. Lucinda Becker
    Pages 170-185
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 186-187

About this book

Introduction

This book is designed to help readers to make the transition from a first degree or from the workplace to a postgraduate course. It focuses on the management of the processes involved in gaining a postgraduate qualification, rather than just outlining the mechanics of the studying and research. International in its approach, the book encourages readers to assess, in a systematic way, the transferable skills that they can develop as part of their course, an area of personal development that is of increasing importance.

Keywords

development management networking qualification research transferable skills writing

About the authors

Lucinda Becker is Professor of Pedagogy in English Literature at the University of Reading, UK. She is also a professional trainer, developing and delivering courses in communication, presentation, management techniques and job-searching skills. She is the author of The Mature Student's Handbook, 14 Days to Exam Success and co-author of Writing for Engineers and Presentation Skills for Students (with Joan van Emden).

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title How to Manage your Postgraduate Course
  • Authors Lucinda Becker
  • Series Title Palgrave Study Guides
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-80192-9
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2004
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection Social Sciences (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4039-1656-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-0-230-80192-9
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages , 200
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics Study and Learning Skills
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