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What to consider if you’re thinking of doing a PhD during the pandemic and beyond

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Written by Oliver Drake, Recruitment Specialist and Partnership Manager at CareersinHE.com Deciding whether to study for a PhD can be tough at the best of times, yet the huge societal changes and uncertainty associated with the current pandemic have added a whole new dimension to this weighty conundrum. This post will help you decide whether …

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Postgraduate study: a case study from MA Public Policy student Cait Pilkington

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Full Name: Cait Pilkington Undergraduate Course: BA History and Politics What type of postgraduate study did you do/are you doing? Master’s What is the title of your postgraduate course: MA Public Policy Why did you decide to undertake postgraduate study: I wanted to focus my interests in an area I was really interested in, which …

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PhD Student Charlie Suitters on postgraduate study:

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Full Name: Charlie Suitters Undergraduate Course: Meteorology and Climate with a Year in Oklahoma What type of postgraduate study did you do/are you doing? PhD in Atmosphere and Oceans What is the title of your postgraduate course: Blocking Anticyclones Why did you decide to undertake postgraduate study: I liked doing independent research, and it is …

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Is postgraduate study for you? It was for Rachel Newton, here’s what she has to say…

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Full Name:┬áRachel Newton Undergraduate Course: History What type of postgraduate study did you do/are you doing? Master’s What is the title of your postgraduate course: History Why did you decide to undertake postgraduate study: I wanted to continue with the research I had undertaken at undergraduate level on Nancy Astor. Also, I had the opportunity …

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Postgraduate study: PhD student Graham Davies on study, UROP & top tips

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Full Name: Graham Davies Undergraduate Course: BSc Mathematics What type of postgraduate study did you do/are you doing? PhD What is the title of your postgraduate course? Building physical constraints into weather-related risk estimates Why did you decide to undertake postgraduate study: I was approached about doing the PhD, which involves applying statistics to a …

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