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Doctoral genres 1 – the upgrade

This is latest blog post on the upgrade or transfer process for doctoral candidates:

"The document submitted as part of an upgrade or transfer process in a doctorate is a particular genre of writing that is sometimes underplayed by doctoral students. As a genre, it represents, among other things, a cogent proposal of your doctorate, its potential implications, and the context of your study. When done effectively, it’s a great way to conceptualise your study: the what, why, how, and so what of it. It addresses why your project is a worthwhile doctoral study, and why YOU are the one who should carry it out."

Read more:
http://ibrarspace.net/2013/02/08/doctoral-genres-1-the-upgrade

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