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Tue, 06/11/2012 - 12:30
Body: Thinking about postgraduate study but wondering what the benefits are? For many students, the reasons for choosing to undergo postgraduate study are wide ranging but tend to be driven by career...
Tue, 06/11/2012 - 11:46
Body: If you are considering enrolling on a master's programme of study, you may be overwhelmed by the wide range of courses on offer. Choosing the best type of master's programme for your needs will help...
Tue, 06/11/2012 - 11:22
Body: There are 3 categories of postgraduate course available to study in the UK: Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate, Masters (MSc, MA, MPhil, etc.) and Doctorate (PhD, DPhil, etc). Here we outline the...
Tue, 06/11/2012 - 11:14
Body: Generally, the minimum entry requirements for a postgraduate course in the UK are a good Bachelor's degree. You need to have at least a lower second class, though normally an upper second...
Thu, 01/11/2012 - 15:38
Body: Did you love studying your undergraduate degree? Do you want to continue with in-depth study and research on your subject matter? A PhD could be the answer you’re looking for. A PhD is the highest...
Thu, 01/11/2012 - 10:49
Body: A PhD interview may sound daunting, but not all PhD places will require you to attend one, although these days it is becoming a more common practice. If you've been invited to attend an interview,...
Thu, 01/11/2012 - 10:43
Body: Do not underestimate the power your academic references hold – they are one of the most important parts of the entire application, and can prove to be key in making your PhD application successful....
Thu, 01/11/2012 - 10:20
Body: Cover letters and personal statements PhD applicants are often asked to include a covering letter or personal statement as part of the application process, however you will find they are less common...
Thu, 01/11/2012 - 10:14
Body: Once you've decided on the department(s) and supervisor(s) you are going to contact and apply to, it is likely you will need to submit an academic CV as part of your application.  For a PhD...
Thu, 01/11/2012 - 10:03
Body: Writing a PhD research proposal may seem like a daunting task when you are used to writing essays, reports and other short coursework pieces for your undergraduate degree. However, the success of...
Thu, 01/11/2012 - 09:56
Body: Choosing the right PhD supervisor can make a huge difference to how successful you are in your project - your research can become a frustrating and lonely process if you do not have a good...
Thu, 01/11/2012 - 09:54
Body: Choosing a PhD topic can be difficult, as it is likely there will be more than several projects that will take your fancy when you start researching what is out there. Having an idea of which areas...
Thu, 01/11/2012 - 09:52
Body: Thinking about applying for a PhD? Read our guide for tips and advice to help you complete a successful application. Do your research It's a good idea to start researching programmes up to a 18...
Thu, 01/11/2012 - 09:01
Body: General factors When deciding which university to attend, there are a few general things you may want to consider before researching more specific factors. These might include: Whether you want...
Thu, 25/10/2012 - 09:53
Body: There are many factors you should take into consideration when deciding which institutions to apply to, including: whether you are tied to your local area or can move away whether the...
Thu, 25/10/2012 - 09:42
Body: Regardless of your reasons for going into higher education, it is important you choose the right course and institution for you, and get the most out of your undergraduate experience. Whatever your...
Thu, 25/10/2012 - 09:16
Body: Are you a mature student considering applying to university? Our guide will help you decide if it's the right step for you, and why you shouldn't be put off if you're uncertain. University is not...
Tue, 09/10/2012 - 09:00
Body: What happens after you take your GCSEs? Do you stay on at school, get a job or go to your local college? This is a vital decision and there are lots of different options.  Recently the...
Mon, 08/10/2012 - 21:40
Body: Most students across the country will have breathed a sigh of relief in June when all of the GCSE exams finally came to an end. For many, this meant the start of a number of stress-free weeks,...
Sun, 07/10/2012 - 20:35
Body: Your GCSE subject options will be firmly in your sight if you're in Year 9 right now, or coming up to that stage of life. We all struggle with choices. So what should you bear in mind when choosing...

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