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Postgraduate study and funding

You may love your subject or think postgraduate study will give you a competitive edge, but will it help you get closer to your career goals?  Consider the following factors The price of the course...

Why do postgraduate study?

Whatever you choose to study, you will need to enjoy and be interested in the subject to keep yourself motivated, especially for research degrees. In some areas, particularly humanities, this is the most realistic...

Top tips for postgraduate studies overseas

Quite simply, the range of courses and institutions is too vast. Indeed, those prospective postgraduates who have already looked into overseas study will know this, and might be struggling to find their next step. Money...

Research Council Funding

There are eight Research Councils in the UK, which distribute government funding in various subject areas, and all of which provide funding for postgraduates. With the exception of the Arts and Humanities Research Council,...

University offers explained

Most universities will get hundreds of applications for each course, and they need time to make up their minds. It can be nerve-wracking waiting for them, but you can keep track of your applications...

What is a joint honours degree?

Can’t decide between your favourite subjects? A joint honours degree allows you to take the two subjects you want to learn, and combine them in to one degree. How does it work? All universities do their joint-honours...

Using your university library

Independent study is a big part of university life. As well as writing essays and other work, you’ll have to spend lots of time reading and preparing for lectures and seminars, so you need...

Using your university library

Independent study is a big part of university life. As well as writing essays and other work, you’ll have to spend lots of time reading and preparing for lectures and seminars, so you need...

Plagiarism explained

Research is an important part of writing an essay, but there’s a thin line between using somebody’s ideas and ripping them off. Read on to make sure you’re always on the right side. What is...

Postgraduate Study: – When & Where

You can undertake further study full time, part time and, increasingly, through distance learning. Study can be undertaken straight after a degree, after a year out, or many years later. Some of the issues are...
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