Experiences of Doctoral Students in Mathematics in New Zealand

Margaret Morton, Gillian Thornley
2001 Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education  
This study investigates factors a ecting doctoral study in mathematics and mathematics education in New Zealand universities. In particular, it gives insight into the problems faced by students and provides comprehensive information for the mathematical community. A questionnaire to students gathered information including their nancial support, initial motivation to pursue a doctorate, the level of satisfaction they were experiencing from their studies, their perceptions of the supervisory
more » ... he supervisory process, their experiences as research students, and their hopes for the future.
doi:10.1080/02602930020018953 fatcat:mrwoenx5fjcarjhfmmivaxmpvm