The making of an outstanding PhD programme

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dc.contributor.author Bellows, Scott
dc.date.accessioned 2018-05-23T08:32:02Z
dc.date.available 2018-05-23T08:32:02Z
dc.date.issued 2018-05-02
dc.identifier.uri http://erepo.usiu.ac.ke/11732/3861
dc.description A Newspaper article by Scott Bellows, an Assistant Professor in the Chandaria School of Business at USIU-Africa en_US
dc.description.abstract In the world of doctoral degrees, not all PhDs are created equal. In the past two weeks, Business Talk covered what to look for in choosing a business school and a doctoral supervisor. Now, let us delve into specifics to ask your desired prospective doctoral programmes. A doctoral student desires a programme that holds the highest standards of academic rigour combined with appropriate programmatic structure. Often programmes excel in one area and flounder in the other. The worst programmes fail in both areas. First, academic rigour must hold prominence in your PhD selection. The learner should not desire a glorified secondary school-style doctorate just to put a fake “Dr” before their name. Employers and quality universities are not fooled by dismal doctoral programmes for job applicants. Please find the following factors that indicate whether your programme holds academic rigour. There exists a difference between academic research and journalistic investigations or novel case studies. en_US
dc.publisher Business Daily en_US
dc.subject Society en_US
dc.title The making of an outstanding PhD programme en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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