Viva Preparation Service

After submitting your PhD thesis, you will have to wait for three to four months before your viva examination. This phase demands your full commitment while preparing for it, but it can be intimidating if faced alone. Your dedicated academic will offer unwavering support to prepare you for potential viva questions, conduct mock viva sessions, and equip you with effective strategies for defending your thesis on the most important day of your academic career.

Service Features

Our comprehensive viva preparation service can be customised to your specific viva requirements and subject area. The basic service is 10 hours, but you can choose from any 5-hour block: 5, 10, 15, or 20, depending on your needs.

Mock Viva Preparation

During your mock viva preparation, you will collaborate closely with your dedicated academic who will make sure that you are well-prepared for the real examination. These can be broken into 1, 2 or 3-hour sessions and tailored specifically to your own PhD thesis and academic field.

List of Expected Viva Questions

You will gain access to a comprehensive list of possible viva questions. These will address potential gaps in your thesis, allowing you to thoroughly prepare your responses and anticipate potential areas of discussion.

Guide to Viva Format and Formalities

You will be guided on the format of the viva and how the formalities will unfold. Therefore, you will be already familiar with the entire process and ready to navigate it confidently on the day of your examination.

Top Tips for Success

Benefit from personalised suggestions from your academic on how to face potential pitfalls during your viva and receive valuable insights and top tips for succeeding. These will help you face your examination with the right attitude, giving you all the confidence required to excel.

Complete Viva Support

Enjoy 360-degree support from start to finish for all your viva-related enquiries, ensuring that you have expert guidance every step of the way.

Bespoke Approach

Rest assured that our meticulously crafted support programme will be tailored and personalised according to your own requirements and subject area, optimising your chances of success in passing your viva with zero or minor corrections.

Boost your confidence and get ready to defend your PhD thesis

Your dedicated academic will be a trustworthy guide along your viva preparation journey, and will make sure that you experience your examination day with the necessary confidence so that you can perform at your best.

Our Academics

We would be thrilled to match you with a leading academic from the most renowned universities worldwide. Our academics belong to universities such as:

Frequently Asked Questions

My subject is very specialised. Can you help?

We are very confident that we can. One of the benefits of having been in business since 2006 is the depth and breadth of our network of leading academics. Our experts have helped numerous PhD candidates in many different subject areas in preparing for their viva and we firmly believe that they can also help you.

Is My Private PhD safe?

Yes. My Private PhD is a division of Icarus Education Ltd. Our process is entirely transparent, and you can speak to our consultants by email or over the phone at any time during our normal working hours. We take payments online through Stripe - a globally secure payment gateway - so your money is always safe. We handle customer data according to the latest GDPR guidelines and respect our customers' privacy. For more information, you can read our Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy. If you're ever in doubt, speak with one of our dedicated consultants who will be more than happy to help.

Quick and Easy

Our simple online ordering process means one of our hundreds of expert academics will be able to start collaborating with you immediately.