The postgraduate education is considered to be important as it provides the educational institutions opportunities to build their research capabilities, enhance academic reputations and financial gain the success and quality of post graduate education largely depends on effective and efficient supervision of postgraduate students. Supervision process with the aim of informing policy, practitioner-based knowledge and practice the study focuses mainly on the relationships of students and supervisors and the management of the dissertation. Supervision of your dissertation this section identifies the responsibilities of your supervisor and yourself during the period of your dissertation discuss the choice of research project with you and, in particular, to make sure that in general terms the project, including any fieldwork, is feasible within the time available. The supervision of postgraduate master's degree dissertations has attracted little attention in the academic literature and is an under researched area of supervisory activity this research was a. The mission of the centre for postgraduate studies is to promote excellence amongst postgraduate staff and students through responsive teaching, postgraduate studies research and supervision, scholarship and instructional pastoral support.
1 postgraduate taught degree dissertation guidelines 2015-2016 these guidelines must be read in conjunction with the taught degree regulations. The purpose of this study is to identify themes that explain thesis supervision complexities and challenges through the postgraduate medical sciences students and faculties in iran methods the study was conducted with a qualitative method using content analysis approach. Click here click here click here click here click here postgraduate dissertation supervision postgraduate dissertation supervision in this article aspland and.
• 2-year mres degree where the dissertation is 90 credits (25,000 words) • 2-year ma in advanced chinese studies and ma intensive south asian studies where the dissertation is 90 credits (20,000 words) over-length dissertations will be subject to the penalties outlined in the word count and over-length coursework policy. Weak structure of thesis supervision the most important problems include lack of format for advice and guidance, lack of attention to the existing format, lack of specific planning for professors and students’ duties, and lack of planning for professors and students interaction (faculty member no1.
Postgraduate supervision the department of history has a long tradition of supervising master’s dissertations and phd theses for obvious reasons, unisa historians have always focused very strongly on topics that are relevant in south african scholarship, especially in the fields of colonial history and the history of apartheid. Good practice in postgraduate supervision supervision and training: from thesis writing to research dissertation supervision – leading dissertations for smart dissertation supervision majesta march 30, 2016. The topic of postgraduate dissertation supervision has not, as noted, been investigated in any sig-nificant depth to consider the research supervision process and to help reveal any ‘secret formulas or holy grails’ that may exist to inform professional practice the most notable exception here is the work of anderson et al (2006.
• dissertation presentation day (some programmes only: see appendix 1 for further details) • dissertation proposal hand-in and final approval by academic supervisor see appendix 1 for dates which apply to your programme • dissertation hand-in, 4pm school office mb 162 see appendix 1 for dates which apply to your programme 24. Postgraduate studies, the process of supervision culminates with the writing of the research project report, in the form of a project, dissertation or a thesis with the new dynamics in the. Relative satisfaction with dissertation supervision among students within the different dissertation supervision models the overall mean satisfaction for dissertation supervision for the face-to-face interactive model was 364 while that of students under face-to-face noninteractive model was 211. Resources – postgraduate research supervision resources on postgraduate research supervision good practice in postgraduate supervision supervision and training: from thesis writing to research dissertation supervision – leading dissertations for smart dissertation supervision majesta march 30, 2016.
In this article aspland and colleagues evaluate postgraduate dissertation supervision, master's thesis supervision: honours and coursework dissertation supervision – contents contents tagged with learning master's thesis supervision:. This article addresses postgraduate dissertation supervision for part time students the main aim of this article was to highlight the change in the types of postgraduate study and the supervision experience that occur with the introduction of part time study status of postgraduate degrees.
Dissertation study at the postgraduate level: a review of the literature lynn vos conducted research into supervisors’ roles and expectations of the dissertation supervision process with the aim of informing policy, practitioner-based knowledge and practice ‘research supervision of postgraduate taught masters programmes should.
Good practice in the supervision & mentoring of postgraduate students it takes an academy to raise a scholar catherine chiappetta-swanson, phd educational consultant.