Think Postgrad Advice & Opinion

Welcome to our Think Postgrad pages. Here you will find a series of articles that we hope will help you think about the process of finding, choosing and applying for postgraduate study and funding, for both masters and PhD level.
For articles relating specifically to masters courses, take a look at Think Postgrad on MastersCompare

Looking for A Masters or PhD

Looking for Postgraduate Information
Choosing your postgraduate course
Getting the most from Postgraduate Fairs
Applying for a PhD or other Doctorate
If you can't visit the University, how else can you talk to them?
Search and compare Masters courses now on MastersCompare

Funding Postgraduate Study

Postgraduate Funding 1: Funding from Universities
Postgraduate Funding 2: Funding from Charities
Working and studying for a PhD
Costs of studying for a PhD
Postgraduate Loan Scheme Latest Info and Updates
The Impact of the EU Referendum on Postgraduate Study in the UK

Studying at postgraduate level

Using a questionnaire survey for your postgraduate research
Using a Case Study for your postgraduate dissertation

Life as a Postgraduate Student

Postgraduate Facilities - what can you expect?
Why do Facilities for Postgraduate Research Students Matter?
Settling into PhD Life - Tips for students
What Universities Offer PhD Students
How Learned Societies support postgraduate students - an essential resource

Postgraduate Employability

Focus on Employability - read advice articles and view our photo album for examples of how universities are helping postgraduates develop employability

Student Voices

We have a range of Student Voices articles written by students about their own individual experiences of applying for and studying a PhD or Masters.

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