I have to 10 days to write an appeal and I’m reaching out for help. I had my viva back in April and the recommendation the examiners made was 12 months corrections for an Mphil.
I submitted my PhD in October last year and it took 6 months for me to get a viva date.
It transpired during the viva that my university sent the examiners an incorrect copy of my thesis in error, as what my examiners had before them was not my final submitted draft. This mistake was only discovered part way during the viva examination.
The examination was abandoned and the university quickly remedy the mishap and sent the examiners the correct final version of my thesis, that same day.
Two days later I was contacted to set a new date for my viva (less than a week later).
The second viva commenced.
The viva was not a pleasant experience and the questioning was very confrontational. I was interrupted constantly while providing my answers and was unable to give full answers at times as I was being interrupted mid sentence.
The examiners made the recommendation of an Mphil.
Are there any suggestions on how to go about writing and making an appeal?
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