Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EFPM900: The Contemporary Academic in Context

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

  • Becher, T. and Trowler, P. (2001). Academic tribes and territories: intellectual enquiry and the culture of disciplines, (2nd ed.) Buckingham: The Society for Research into Higher Education and Open University Press.
  • Brown, K, and Mountford-Zimdars, A. (2017) "Exploring academic hiring and life in humanities and social sciences at an English research university through a PhD students-as-partners project", Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, Vol. 8 Issue: 1, pp 15-29.
  • Debowski, S. (2011). The New Academic: A Strategic Handbook. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
  • Mountford-Zimdars A, Sanders J, Moore J, Sabri D, Jones S, Higham L (2017). ‘What can universities do to support all their students to progress successfully throughout their time at university?’ Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 21(2-3), pp 101-110.
  • Trowler, P., Saunders, M. and Bamber, V. (eds), (2014). Tribes and territories in the 21st century: rethinking the significance of disciplines in higher education, Abingdon and New York: Routledge.