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Get 1-on-1, hands-on help preparing for your dissertation or thesis oral defence.
Our award-winning, PhD-qualified coaches will ensure you’re 100% ready.

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How We Get You Defence-Ready

We prepare you rigorously for the viva voce by taking a three-pronged approach:

Dissertation defense critical review
Mock viva voce
Thesis defense presentation critique

Just want help in one area? No problem – we can assist on an ad hoc basis.

The Grad Coach Difference

Three things make Grad Coach the number choice for dissertation defence prep:

Former dissertation supervisors

Our PhD-qualified coaching team includes former dissertation supervisors, markers and reviewers. In other words, they know exactly what markers are looking for in a quality dissertation.

Plain language, actionable feedback

Feedback is useless if it’s difficult to understand and/or implement. That’s why we always provide clear, straightforward feedback with clear action points to move you forward. 

A diverse collection of expertise

Our coaches come from a variety of backgrounds, from psychology to biology to engineering. They also have diverse methodological expertise, ensuring you get holistic feedback.

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What Our Clients Say

I started using Grad Coach for my dissertation and I can honestly say that if it wasn’t for them, I would have really struggled. I would strongly recommend them – worth every penny!

Richard Egenreider

Grad Coach is like a guardian angel. The value I derived from the guidance and coaching when writing my thesis was second to none. I’m forever grateful to Grad Coach.

Moloko Komane

Grad Coach gave me really good feedback that enabled me to submit my dissertation proposal early and get immediate approval. I would recommend Grad without hesitation.

Andrew O'Flaherty

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