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Postgraduate Article Archive

  • Where My Psychology PG Took Me...

    As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, University of Bedfordshire PhD student and Founder of Our Minds Matter Jolel Miah, talks about his views on mental health promotion and gives advice to anyone ...

    10th May 2017
  • 5 Reasons to Study a PhD

    A PhD is both financially draining and incredibly challenging. Lasting for 3 – 4 years (depending upon your subject matter) the percentage of students who start their qualification and either fail or ...

    03rd June 2013
  • PhD Study: Preparing To Teach Your First Seminar

    As part of a PhD course, many universities will expect their students to teach first year undergraduate lectures as a means of demonstrating subject knowledge. Even if it isn’t a compulsory part of y...

    03rd June 2013
  • Staying motivated on a PhD

    Your PhD will be tough and academically challenging but also rewarding. It might not be easy, but it is important that you try to keep yourself motivated throughout your research in order to submit wo...

    03rd June 2013
  • What to Expect From a PhD

    Your PhD will be unlike many of your previous academic experiences. While you will be attached to a University, the majority of your learning will be self-funded. It is academically challenging, occas...

    16th March 2016
  • What is a PhD?

    A PhD (or Doctor of Philosophy) is an academic research degree that acts as both a gateway and an introduction to the world of research and academia. PhDs typically last for three years (although some...

    03rd June 2013
  • Welsh Department at Cardiff (Welsh)

    Professor Sioned Davies, head of the school of Welsh, gives an overview of the department in Welsh.

    16th February 2016
  • Getting Philosophical at Durham

    Dr. James, the Director of Postgraduate Studies tells us what makes the Department of Philosophy distinctive- the breadth of the various kinds of philosophy they cover. He explains that the Department...

    17th November 2015
  • Samantha's Postgraduate Journey: Part 1

    Postgraduate bursary winner Samantha Andrews talks about her PhD in Psychology, for which she's researching the cross-examination of children in a court of law. She talks about her course, how she end...

    13th October 2015
  • Postgraduate Study at the School of Law

    Dr Eddie Bruce-Jones gives an insight into the postgraduate programmes offered at the School of Law. The programmes include the various LLMs, MPhils and the MA in Criminology. The main strengths of th...

    25th November 2014