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How to survive your viva : defending a thesis in an oral examination

Author: Rowena Murray
Publisher: Maidenhead, England ; New York : Open University Press, 2009.
Series: Open UP study skills.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A handbook to help students prepare for vivas. It presents real examples of questions and strategies for answering them; case studies of where vivas can go right or wrong; planning tools and a preparation framework; and verbal strategies to do justice to the thesis.
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Genre/Form: Study guides
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rowena Murray
ISBN: 9780335233823 0335233821
OCLC Number: 430497339
Notes: Previous edition: 2003.
Description: xiv, 164 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Orientation --
2. What is a viva? --
3. Roles and responsibilities --
4. Countdown to the viva --
5. Questions --
6. Answers --
7. Interacting --
8. Practising --
9. Outcomes.
Series Title: Open UP study skills.
Responsibility: Rowena Murray.
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How to Survive Your Viva, Second Edition, builds on the strengths of the previous edition, with additional questions and exercises as well as information on trends and developments in the field.  Read more...

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