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Unformatted text preview: Summary of Grad talk Prof. Barczyk BCom and MA (doctoral stream) at U of T PhD at NYU Reasons for PhD Used to be 5 years, now usually 6, so why spend all this time doing one? To be an academic, to work for the government, to work at an international organization, to do private- sector research Generally, the salary is higher the further to the right you go on this list, but the freedom and ͚ĞŶũŽǇĂďŝůŝƚǇ ŽĨ ǁŽƌŬ͛ ĚĞĐƌĞĂƐĞ͘ ¡͘Ő͘ ŝĨ ǇŽƵ ǁŽƌŬ ŝŶ ƚŚĞ ƉƌŝǀĂƚĞ ƐĞĐƚŽƌ͕ ǇŽƵ ǁŝůů ŚĂǀĞ ǀĞƌǇ ůŝƚƚůĞ ĨƌĞĞĚŽŵ what you do research on. Reasons for MA One or two years Same as above, or to prepare you for a PhD (though this is controversial; it usually ĚŽĞƐŶ͛ƚ ƌĞĚƵĐĞ ƚŚĞ amount of time ǇŽƵ ƐƉĞŶĚ ĚŽŝŶŐ Ă WŚ¢͘ DĂǇďĞ ƵƐĞĨƵů ŝĨ ǇŽƵƌ £ĂĐŚĞůŽƌ͛Ɛ ŝƐŶ͛ƚ ŝŶ ĞĐŽŶ͘Ϳ How to Get Into Grad School: Classes Depends MA or PhD; US, Canada, Europe, etc....
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- Spring '09
- Academic degree, Doctorate, PhD, Grad talk Prof.