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Acquiring a doctoral degree: was it worth it?

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Odeyemi, OA, Acquiring a doctoral degree: was it worth it?, Future Science OA, 6, (3) pp. 1-4. ISSN 2056-5623 (2020) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]


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DOI: doi:10.2144/fsoa-2019-0142

Abstract

When I started my doctoral degree a couple of years ago at the University of Tasmania in Australia, my enthusiasm for starting a doctoral degree with a scholarship was very high; however, along the way, due to various challenges, I began to ask myself: is acquiring a doctoral degree worth it? In this article, I provide a detailed account of how I started and completed my doctoral study and highlight the inherent lessons I learned.

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Item Type:Contribution to Refereed Journal
Keywords:doctoral research, PhD admissions, PhD students, PhD supervisor, postgraduate education, research scientist
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Education systems
Research Field:Higher education
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Other education and training
Objective Field:Other education and training not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Odeyemi, OA (Dr Olumide Odeyemi)
ID Code:137726
Year Published:2020
Deposited By:Ecology and Biodiversity
Deposited On:2020-03-01
Last Modified:2020-03-02
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