There are a number of reasons why you may decide to continue with your studies. It may be required for your chosen profession or it may simply be that you have a love for your subject.
There are a number of ways that you can research postgraduate courses:
The seven government research councils are an important source of funding for research based Masters and PhD study in the UK -
Whether you are applying for positions within or outside of academia, you will have developed a range of skills and abilities through your research, which many employers will find attractive. The following resources will help you to use your PhD in the job market. They cover career planning, professional development and job hunting.
Personal statements for postgraduate applications* - how to write an effective, specific and detailed personal statement.
- Ebook*looking at the Masters / PhD route and the key considerations to bear in mind.
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