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Postgraduate Article Archive

  • How to Choose the Right PhD For You

    Completing a PhD is a fantastic achievement – not only is it the highest level of degree for a student, it also provides a unique opportunity for you to make a valuable contribution to society as well...

    26th July 2017
  • What I Wish I’d Known About Studying at a Different University

    Former MA student from City, University of London Helena Asprou explains what it was like studying at a different uni from her undergraduate years. When I received my confirmation letter from City,...

    21st June 2017
  • What It’s Like to Study a Psychology PhD

    In the second half of our interview with University of Bedfordshire PhD student and Founder of Our Minds Matter Jolel Miah, we find out what it’s really like studying a psychology PhD. Why Di...

    31st May 2017
  • My Experience Of Online Studying

    Human beings and their behaviours have always fascinated me, and had psychology been available to me at school, I am sure I would have chosen to study it then. Growing up in the ’70s I went to a ve...

    10th April 2017
  • Why Humanities Subjects Still Matter

    Don’t listen to all those grumpy science-types that claim humanities subjects are a waste of time... Students from humanities backgrounds often get a bad rap from the government and in the press, ...

    08th April 2015
  • 8 Reasons to Study a Science MRes Course

    What to do after you finish your science bachelor’s? It can be quite a daunting prospect – the university life is coming to an end and the real world is beckoning, but you don’t feel like you’re done ...

    05th February 2016
  • 5 Questions You’ll Hear When You’re Studying a Postgrad Degree

    Lots of people think back on their uni days as being the happiest of their lives, so when you tell your friends you’re going to study a second degree, expect a lot of questions from them. Here’s ho...

    16th March 2016
  • How to Find a Postgraduate Course That Suits You

    Starting a postgraduate course is a big step in your career – it’s where you start to specialise and find your niche, so it’s a decision that you don’t want to rush into. It can also be very daunting,...

    20th October 2016
  • 7 Great Reasons to Study Distance Learning Courses

    There are loads of pros that come with embarking on a distance learning course, so don’t be swayed by those who might think it doesn’t give you the real deal in terms of qualifications or is somehow a...

    01st February 2016
  • 7 Reasons to Study a PGDIP

    If you’ve set your sights on achieving a postgraduate qualification often the first decision you’ll encounter is whether to study for a master’s degree or a postgraduate diploma (PGDip). There are ...

    16th December 2015