i am due to sit my viva next friday 16th nov for my mphil thesis.
I submitted it early september before i started 2 months of training for a new job so it has been the last thing on my mind for a long time.
I had originally started the research as a phd but decided to downgrade it to an mphil as i didnt have the passion or interest to continue with the phd.
it has taken me 2 years to write the thesis and in general i have not been the happiest person in the world during it - to be honest i cannot wait till it is all over with.
i am pretty sure my future career will not involve the area of my thesis (my current new job doesnt), but i guess things can change.
anyway what i am trying to say is that the combination or my general low interest in the field and the last 2 months of not thinking about it has got me very worried that i will not do very well at my viva.
is there anything i really MUST do to do the best i can at the viva?
obviously i need to know everything as well as i can but should i be practising any essential questions or summarising things, knowing references thoroughly etc etc - adding post its to my copy of the thesis etc?
ANY help or advice would be greatly appreciated.
I think my greatest fear is that i get asked a load of super in depth questions that i just dont know the answers to - 2 hours of that cud be hell :/
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