Category Archives: part time PhD

are we all part time now?

Being a part-time doctoral researcher is hard. Part-timers are generally already in work, professionals, “mature”, doing the doctorate to upgrade quals and/or further an interest. There’s a lot of part-time in my field of education, and in other areas like … Continue reading

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a part-time and distance PhD

This is a guest post from Dr Justin Field. Well nearly Dr – just graduation to go and it’ll all be finalised. Justin shares his experience of doing a part-time and distance PhD.  Earlier this month, I submitted my PhD in Organisational … Continue reading

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professional doctorates – what are they good for?

People often ask me about the professional doctorate, what it’s about and whether it’s worth doing.  Here’s the beginning of an answer to that very big question… I need to come clean about my own prejudice about professional doctorates first … Continue reading

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the part time doctorate- no glory in the ph without the d

This is a guest post from Karen McAulay, Music and Academic Services Librarian and concurrently Postdoctoral Researcher at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.  Karen has worked in the Whittaker Library at RCS  since 1988.  She is a Fellow of the … Continue reading

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