Letter: In brief(2)

December 21, 2000

No legitimate British university gives credit for life experience ("I'd like one doner kebab and a PhD to take away", THES, November 15). Awarding credit for experiential learning involves academically rigorous assessment, normally of a portfolio and narrative argument. Similarly, the PhD by publication applies equal standards to the thesis-based route.

Stan Lester
Stan Lester Developments
Taunton, UK

Please login or register to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments


Featured jobs

Cloud Applications Manager

University Of Greenwich

Lecturer: Adult Nursing

University Of The West Of Scotland

Assistant Principal

Durham University

Content Manager

Cranfield University

Coaching Professional

Bpp University