Please tell us about your research experience

Respond to the statements below about your research thesis experience. Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement. 

 

(1=strongly disagree, 2=disagree,3=neither agree or disagree,4=agree,5=strongly agree) 

 

1.1

1.2

1.3

Overall, I was satisfied with the quality of my research experience

1

5


 

 
1.4

Supervision was available when I needed it

1

5


 

1.5

I had access to a suitable working space

1

5


 

1.6

I developed an understanding of the standard of work expected

1

5


 

1.7

The department provided opportunities for social contact with fellow students

1

5


 

1.8

My research further developed my problem-solving skills

1

5


 

 
1.9

My supervisor/s made a real effort to understand difficulties I faced

1

5


 

1.10

I had good access to the technical support I needed

1

5


 

1.11

I was integrated into the department's community

1

5


 

1.12

I learned to develop my ideas and present them in my written work

1

5


 

1.13

I understood the required standard for the thesis

1

5


 

 
1.14

My research sharpened my analytical skills

1

5


 

1.15

I was satisfied with the thesis examination process

1

5


 

1.16

The department provided opportunities for me to become involved in the broader research culture

1

5


 

1.17

I was given good guidance in topic selection and refinement

1

5


 

1.18

I had good access to computing facilities and services

1

5


 

 
1.19

I understood the requirements of thesis examination

1

5


 

1.20

The department provided opportunities to explore related research fields (through e.g.  colloquia and lunch talks)

1

5


 

1.21

My supervisor/s provided helpful feedback on my progress

1

5


 

1.22

A good seminar program for postgraduate students was provided

1

5


 

1.23

The research ambience in the department or faculty stimulated my work

1

5


 

 
1.24

I received good guidance in my literature search

1

5


 

1.25

The examination of my thesis was completed in a reasonable time

1

5


 

1.26

As a result of my research, I feel confident about tackling unfamiliar problems

1

5


 

1.27

The main scientific question of the research was clear

1

5


 

1.28

The thesis examination process was fair

1

5


 

1.29