University News & Student Stories: Social Sciences


Mum and daughter duo said postgraduate study inspired them to reach out to others by starting their own business

Coventry University, Postgraduate Study at the 2015 University of the Year – Apply with confidence

An inseparable mother and daughter who graduated side–by-side after returning to education, said starting postgraduate study inspired them to start ...

 

David Crighton, Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Queen Margaret University, Postgraduate Study at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

David Crighton from Glasgow is studying the MPA part-time over two years. He has over 30 years experience of working in various roles in local ...

 

Reem Allam, MA Arts, Festival & Cultural Management

Queen Margaret University, Postgraduate Study at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Reem Allam from Cairo, Egypt recently graduated with an MA Arts, Festival and Cultural Management. She developed a love for festivals after attending ...

 

Lesley Rozycki, MSc Gastronomy

Queen Margaret University, Postgraduate Study at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Lesley Rozycki is from New York, USA where she worked at a local food distributor managing the company’s website and social media accounts. ...

 

University of Bath selected for Tier 4 visa pilot

University of Bath

We've been selected for a Home Office pilot scheme, giving one-year master's students the opportunity to benefit from a streamlined visa ...

 

Jack Brentall - MA in Political Theory

University of Sheffield, A world-class university – a unique student experience

I recently started my MA in Political Theory at the University of Sheffield after finishing my undergraduate degree in summer before. ...

 

World-class research has earned Nottingham Trent University a Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education

Nottingham Trent University, Postgraduate Opportunities

Research that shapes lives and society is central to Nottingham Trent University’s mission. The Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and ...

 

“The tutors are first-class researchers.” Research and Practice in Higher Education MA

Kingston University, Postgraduate Opportunities

Kingston University Masters student Katie Buckland reflects on her course highlights Kingston University’s Centre for Higher Education ...

 

Student focus: The Learning and Teaching in Higher Education PgCert

Kingston University, Postgraduate Opportunities

Kingston University offers a Learning and Teaching in Higher Education PgCert, specifically aimed at those who want to teach and who are already ...

 

Sophie Van Neste, MSc Exercise Rehabilitation, 2015-2016

Bangor University, School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

I come from Jersey in the Channel Islands so coming to Bangor, a smaller city, rather than a big city was definitely a good choice for me. ...

 

Jamie Andrews, MSc in Countering Organised Crime and Terrorism

University College London, Department of Security and Crime Science

After graduating [from Durham University] I worked for a business intelligence consultancy, which conducted due diligence investigations and provided ...

 

Bennett Kleinberg, MSc in Crime Science

University College London, Department of Security and Crime Science

I am originally from Germany. My first degree was in Psychology. I applied to the MSc in Crime Science at UCL because I was intrigued by the ...

 

A day in the life of a PhD student

Coventry University, Postgraduate Study at the University of the Year – Apply with confidence

Jenny Mackay is a first year Forensic Psychology PhD student and successfully juggles a family life with study. ...

 

Victoria Hartley; masters in Forensic Psychology.

University of Central Lancashire

After completing her A-level in Psychology, Victoria knew she wanted to pursue a career in forensic psychology. ...

 

UCLan student wins first place in global Korean studies competition

University of Central Lancashire

PhD student impresses judges with research paper A University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) PhD student has won a global competition for ...

 

BOOK COMPETITION - Win a copy of "Studying at a Distance: A Guide for Students"

In conjunction with our Online and Distance Masters feature, MastersCompare are offering you the chance to win a distance learning study skills ...
 

Journalism postgraduate course - things to consider

Dr Alex Lockwood, Programme leader for MA Journalism at the University of Sunderland, gives her advice to students considering a studying ...
 

Ashley Jones, MRes Global Political Economy and Transformations and Policy Analysis

University of Bath, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate School

Ashley Jones studies MRes Global Political Economy and Transformations ...