Studying for a MSc degree

This blog about Studying for a MSc degree was written by Jennifer Ruthe, a MSc Global Health student at The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at the University of Manchester. I always wanted a masters, but it wasn’t until I hit my thirties that I found an area I wanted to study. I’d been fundraising […]

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PhD Student Q&A: Meet Danielle

PhD Student Q&A: Are you considering a PhD but want to know more about the process and what it will actually involve? Speaking to someone who’s been there is a great place to start. We caught up with Danielle Hayter, a PhD student at the University of Portsmouth, to find out about PhD life and […]

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The Flexibility of an Online Masters

The Flexibility of an Online Masters is often the biggest advantage for people looking to complete an masters degree while managing work commitments. There is a lot of flexibility with an Online Masters which makes juggling a Masters with work commitments much easier. However, a flexible Online Masters does mean you need to be flexible […]

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MastersCompare Scholarship Winner’s Story: One Year On

MastersCompare Scholarship Winner’s Story. Our Masters Compare £5,000 Scholarship is a great way to help with your postgraduate studies. Last year, our successful winner of the scholarship was Kristia, a MSc Business Analytics student at Imperial College Business School in London. We recently caught up with Kristia to find out how her course is going, […]

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Advice from Students on writing funding applications

Making a funding application can seem daunting. What does your potential funder need to know about you and your project? What will make your application stand out from the crowd? Most importantly, how can you ensure that your application will secure funding for your research project? Here is a selection of advice from Students on […]

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Is an Online Masters right for me?

If you are starting to think about applying to study a Masters then you may already have decided that you are interested in completing a course online. This would mean that you would not be on campus for the duration of your studies. If you are thinking about this type of course, you may find […]

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A guide to shortlisting Masters courses

If you are looking for a Postgraduate Masters course it may well be in a subject area related to your first degree, or your current job, or perhaps the job you want to move into. That is likely to give you quite a few different options and a range of courses to choose from. That’s […]

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A guide to comparing and choosing a Masters course

When starting to look at a Masters programme, you may already have an idea of which one is right for you and will suit your study needs and career goals. However, you may also end up with a shortlist of 5 to 10 courses and wonder how to choose between them? We’ve put together a […]

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Meet Kristia – Masters Scholarship 2018/19 Winner

We’re excited to announce the winner for our Masters Scholarship 2018/19 is Kristia, a MSc Business Analytics student at Imperial College Business School in London. We spoke to Kristia about her journey into postgraduate study and about what winning the scholarship has meant to her. Kristia started at Imperial at the end of August. Can […]

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Why you should or should not do a PhD : A research student’s view

Why you should or should not do a PhD: This blog was originally published a few years ago by Ricky Nathvani, who was completing his PhD at UCL. Since then Dr Rathvani has successfully forged an academic career as a Research Associate in Data Science and Machine Learning at the Faculty of Medicine, School of Public […]

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