Increase in PhD Production and Reform in Doctoral Education Worldwide

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The expansion in doctoral studies has gone hand in hand with an increased flow of international doctoral  students, the wish of universities to become “world-class”, and the adoption of more standardised structures and practices for doctoral education. This paper presents the nature of reforms in postgraduate and doctoral education in a wide range of countries (including China, Europe, Australia, Japan, Ireland, Iceland, Brazil, India, Malaysia). It also includes a number of reform strategies which may be useful for countries with emerging doctoral systems, such as the  introduction of North-American type graduate schools that help to implement and initiate innovations in doctoral education on a campus

Nerad, M. (2010). Increase in PhD Production and Reform in Doctoral Education Worldwide. Higher Education Forum. Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University. Vol 7. pp. 69-84.

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