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Appendix 1

PhD criteria for award


PhD criteria                                           Assessed by
Knowledge and understanding

            A critical and detailed knowledge at         Critical overview plus viva
             the forefront of the specialist area of
             study, with the ability to provide an
             overview of the field.
            Knowledge and understanding that             Publications of appropriate level;
             is generated through personal                 personal contribution to joint
             research or equivalent work which             publications to be established
             makes a significant contribution to           through critical overview and viva
             the development of the
             subject/discipline.
            The ability to develop creative and          Publications (personal contribution
             original responses to theoretical or          established as above)
             practice-based problems and
             issues.

Skills

            Use and enhance a range of                   Evidenced through research
             complex skills and techniques at the          underpinning publications
             forefront of developments within the         Personal contribution to be
             subject.                                      established through critical
            Design and execute research or                overview and viva. Viva will be
             development projects to deal with             particularly important in assessing
             new problems and issues.                      the candidate’s skills as an
            Practice in the context of new                independent researcher.
             problems and circumstances.
            Exercise a high level of autonomy
             and initiative
            Challenge established ideas and
             show initiative in shaping change
             and development
            Communicate at the standard of               Publications
             published academic work.




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Appendix 2 – title page of critical overview




     FACTORS INFLUENCING DIETARY
   CHOICES IN SCOTTISH CHILDREN AND
             OLDER PEOPLE



                               CRAIG HALL




      A critical overview submitted in partial
fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of
    Doctor of Philosophy by Published Work




          QUEEN MARGARET UNIVERSITY

                                       2009




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