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Conceiving and Preparing: Unfolding the Doctoral Map

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Abstract

The previous chapter presented and discussed the adopted study methodology. In this chapter and Chaps.  5 and  6, data collected from the fieldwork was presented and analysed. As this chapter centres around the first student experience phase, namely planning phase, it is committed to delineating key findings from interviews in relation to the questions of “Why do Chinese doctoral students (CDS) decide to have an overseas doctoral experience in an Australian university?” and “How prepared are they for this experience?”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of International RelationsSichuan International Studies UniversityChongqingChina
  2. 2.School of EducationThe University of NewcastleCallaghanAustralia
  3. 3.School of EducationThe University of NewcastleNewcastleAustralia

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