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UCAS Postgraduate Study Guide

Is it the right choice for me?

Postgraduate Study Overview

Thinking about taking a Postgraduate course? We answer all your questions on when, what and where you can study.

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Pros and Cons

Postgraduate Study Pros and Cons

There are plenty of reasons to pursue postgraduate study, but also some reasons you might not want to.

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Types of Postgraduate Course

Types of Postgraduate Course

Learn about the three types of postgraduate courses offered in the UK: Postgraduate diplomas, Masters and Doctorates.

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Entry Requirements

Postgraduate Study Entry Requirements

Find out what qualifications and other requirements you need to have in order to be offered a place to study

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Choosing A University

Choosing A Postgraduate University

With so many universities in the UK offering postgraduate study options, narrowing down your choices to just a handful can be difficult.

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Research Vs Taught Masters

Research Vs Taught Masters

Choosing the best type of master's programme for your needs will help you to rise above your competitors in a competitive industry.

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Taught Masters Degree

Taught Masters Degree

Our guide to applying for this popular Postgraduate study option.

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Research Masters Degree

Research Masters Degree

Fancy doing some research as part of your Postgraduate course?

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PhD

Postgraduate Study PhD

Comprehensive advice on applying for a PhD, including choosing a project, getting references, writing a personal statement and what to expect at the interview.

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Personal Statements

Postgraduate Personal Statements

Writing a personal statement is one of the most challenging parts of any Postgraduate application. Our guide will help you craft that perfect statement.

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Postgraduate Funding

Postgraduate Funding

Discover the many ways you can receive financial assistance for your Postgraduate studies.

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Why attend Open Days?

Why attend University Open Days?

The best way to find out whether a university is right for you is by attending an Open Day.

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