Category: postgraduate

Advice for anybody thinking of taking on further education beyond undergraduate level.

10 types of scientist

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Original blog from Science Council, who provide the quality assurance system for those working in science.    Not all scientists wear white coats and work in labs. There are a wide variety of jobs and careers that require knowledge and application of science, from research to business and from regulation to teaching. The Science Council …

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Jobs and study opportunities abroad

The New Year sees the launch of a new resource.    GoinGlobal is a fantastic tool to help you research job and study opportunities throughout the world.

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How to plan your career in your final year

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Written by Anne Delauzun, Careers Consultancy Manager As you reach the end of your course, we hope you’ve found studying to be an enjoyable and enriching experience. Perhaps the past few years have confirmed your passion for your subject and you’ve decided to pursue a career in a related field, or maybe you’ve discovered new interests and …

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Thinking of doing a PhD…?

10 good reasons to choose Reading for your PhD 1.  World-class research 2.  Professional and personal skills training to help you with your PhD and to equip you for the future 3.  A wide range of funding opportunities 4.  A proven track-record in supporting doctoral candidates through to completion 5.  Membership of the Graduate School …

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Is a postgraduate course for me?

Overview When and how do I apply? Where to start What can I study? Where to find the courses and how to choose Funding Next steps Overview Undertaking a postgraduate qualification can be a great option; to study an aspect of your subject in more detail, essential if you want to pursue an academic career, …

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