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Need advice about appeal procedures against the results of the university examination
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Hi Withhope,

I know many people who appeal for similar reasons but most were unsuccessful. Sorry for the outcome but this is reality. But it may be successful for you. I suggest getting support from your student union. They're often very helpful.

Need advice about appeal procedures against the results of the university examination
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What subject niche is this in?

All I can say is speaking from experience, most appeals don't become successful.

What happens to funding if finish phd earlier?
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Thanks rewt :)

Thanks, it was tough but I eventually got there.

I'll check with my university but TBH I'll probably submit soon I want to move on in life and work back in the industry.

What happens to funding if finish phd earlier?
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Hi,

I'm on funded PhD with monthly installments, these installments are pre-scheduled every January. I'm in my 3rd year and planning to submit in the next two months. My viva will be probably next 3 months. Assuming everything is finished 3 before the actual last date, do I still get those funding in the remaining months?

The funding is a sponsorship from the university.

Has anyone experienced this?


Typical pages for a Computer Science PhD Thesis?
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I'm a bit confused about the thesis requirements. Generally, I see 80,000 but a lot of them claim to for Humanities but STEM course to roughly around 35,000 - 45,000 words?

Is there anyone here who submitted a thesis with this word limit?

I'm doing a Computer Science PhD, my thesis is roughly 43,000 words and 135 pages.

My supervisor first student failed😢
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I'm sorry to hear this. What did they say? Was it the documentation quality? Or research itself?

Post-viva correction stress - advice needed
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I hope to finish mine soon, my aim is to finish under 3 years. I hope it goes well because I want to move on with life.

Pass with "distinction"
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Quote From Tudor_Queen:
No one really cares what at kind of pass you get for a PhD. It's about getting the PhD. (:


This is the best answer to this question.

Potential supervisor said she will contact references- no response
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Send her an email about it. Don't delay it any further.

Post-viva correction stress - advice needed
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Wow, a 400-page thesis? I understand the feeling you're going through. Since you nearly to the end, it's best to repair the corrections as soon as possible. I'm not surprised you're burnt out after a 400 page.

Congratulations on succeeding in your PhD. I do sometimes think if I made the right decision for PhD.

Take a day off and then starting going through the errors.

I also agree with your statement about marking. It's defintely subjective based on staff. It's quite rare to have a good set of staff for a research project.

Mature PhD (with relevant work experience)
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Of course not. If you like to do a PhD then go for it. I'm pretty sure you're not the first person to do a PhD with that background.

You have more chances of doing a PhD in a STEM field without a master's. I'm not sure about humanities fields though.

It's tougher to get a PhD position without a master's but it's not possible.

I suggest you contact the university you wish to enroll in for the entry requirements.

Applying a PhD in the same university I got my degree and masters?
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Quote From pm133:
This sort of thing is very common now. People stay at their home university for a host of reasons. I wouldn't worry about how it will look. What matters is your research.


I would agree with this statement.

Applying a PhD in the same university I got my degree and masters?
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Good points. I guess most people continue the same university because of funding (as it's hard to get these days).

Applying a PhD in the same university I got my degree and masters?
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What's your opinion on this matter? It seems to be quite common.

Thanks.

Concerned I made the right choice of university...
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Quote From tarabeesley:
The ex-poly is Portsmouth. It isn't a bad place at all.


Portsmouth has got good reputation and reviews from many students. If they are funding you then that's an achievement. In PhD level, it's hard to get a place in any university but it's even harder to get a PhD place with funding. That's more of an achievement and people will respect you on that because most people cannot achieve that.

I've experienced both Russell Group and ex-poly, I didn't really see much difference between both. In fact, in terms of support, I got more from an ex-poly than the Russell Group.

Don't worry about careers afterward. There are numerous people who have gone through these universities and succeeded.

Go with the funding one. You don't want the debt later on in life. Imagine what else you can do with that money? A lot.