Kartheek R. Balapala, Victor Mwanakasale, Monica Mwenya Chirwa


In all fields of life science, research is a feeder system that provides essential knowledge, skill, and innovation. A six-month course of study that is required of all research scholars has been proposed and enacted due to research developments and quality improvements in doctoral research programs. The majority of difficulties were experienced during the thesis writing, viva, and correction phases of their research; nonetheless, better postgraduate centers and more accommodating financial aid policies are still required to foster inclusive learning environments for postgraduates. In order to meet the various requirements and expectations of full-time and distance-learning doctorate students, it is crucial for supervisors to be knowledgeable about a variety of postgraduate supervising methodologies. This research paper aims to study the scholar’s perception of the coursework and assessment during the first year of doctoral study.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejes.v10i1.4643


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