Congratulations at being awarded a place on your Masters programme! Well done & welcome to postgrad life at QMUL. Have you chosen your modules yet? It may seem weird, but as you head off to those first lectures & tutorials that will ultimately lead to your postgraduate degree, we want to challenge you to also be … More Welcome to life as a postgrad
My name is Natasha and I am currently undertaking MA History – Medieval and Renaissance pathway at QMUL; I also took my BA in Medieval History at QMUL. Additionally, I work part-time for Careers & Enterprise as an Employer Engagement Assistant. Below are my thoughts on working and studying part-time. Balancing work & studies After … More Master’s: Balancing work and studies
Emily Hogg, Application Adviser Read the university’s requirements: unlike UCAS applications for undergraduate degrees, there is not a centralised system or universal application procedure for Masters courses. Instead each university has its own requirements, and these might be slightly different. Some courses will ask you to answer specific questions; others might specify a word limit. … More Personal statements for Masters degrees – Top Tips
When choosing whether to peruse a masters or not, we recommend that as well as attending an open day at the university, that you also speak to people who have done postgraduate study to find out what the reality is. Finding out as much as you can from a range of people will help you … More What it is like studying for a masters
If you are interested in doing a Masters with a focus on European affairs you could receive a scholarship from the College of Europe. The College of Europe is a not-for-profit Higher Education Institution, set up in 1949; Nick Clegg is one of the alum, so is the Head of Chanel in Moscow. It fully-funds … More Scholarships and Prizes for Postgraduate Study
Then take a look at the new Prospects postgraduate emagazine. It is full of advice related to postgraduate study, from deciding if it is the right choice for you, to picking a course and reading about the experiences of other students. In this edition, for example, you can read about the life of a PhD student, … More Interested in Postgraduate study?
When you are thinking about this question the first place to start is with yourself: Be honest with yourself about why you want to carry on studying. Do you love your subject and want to learn more and possibly pursue further research? Or are you thinking that you need to improve your career chances and … More Should I do postgraduate study?