Development and origins of the professional doctorate
Research and the built environment professional
Philosophical approaches to research
The place of theory in research
The generation of new knowledge
The researcherís role and responsibility
Participants will be expected to complete one written paper of 5,000 words which will involve one of the following:
- a critique of† a particular research methodology used in the field of built environment research;
- a critique/ evaluation of a research project completed; and
- a paper associated with built environment research agreed with your supervisor.
Indicative reading: To be updated later
Davis, GB. and Parker, CA (1997). Writing the Doctoral Dissertation. A Systematic Approach. Second edition. Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Sternberg, D (1981) How to Complete and Survive a Doctoral Dissertation. St. Martin's Press
Gothoni, R (1996) How to Survive in Academia. Yliopistopaino. Helsinki University Press: Helsinki
Phillips, E and Pugh, D (2005) How to Get a PhD: A handbook for students and their supervisors, Open University Press: Milton Keynes
Wellington, J, Bathmaker, AM, Hunt, C and McCulloch , G (2005) Succeeding with Your Doctorate, SAGE: London