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    Hello everyone!

    I have phd interview tomorrow at the Brunel University, I wanted to ask if anyone
    else have there as well.

    As its funded Phd interview i am really nervous about what kind of questions they will ask.

    First they told me timing between 2:30pm to 4:30pm but then they said emailed me iI will have my interview at 2:00pm.

    I am really nervous about this.

    Has anyone else gone through this before?
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    You need to be able to talk about this a PhD, why this uni, why this project, why this dept, what your career plans are, what your specific interests are and what you can bring to the PhD. Be confident and make sure you check out the place as well in terms of whether you'll be happy there. Talk to the supervisor and other members of their group and ask lots of questions about PhD student development. Good luck!
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    (Original post by Ashah11)
    Hello everyone!

    I have phd interview tomorrow at the Brunel University, I wanted to ask if anyone
    else have there as well.

    As its funded Phd interview i am really nervous about what kind of questions they will ask.

    First they told me timing between 2:30pm to 4:30pm but then they said emailed me iI will have my interview at 2:00pm.

    I am really nervous about this.

    Has anyone else gone through this before?
    They would ask the "how" and "why" questions. Why this area of research? Why this specific topic? Have you considered the novelty? Why Brunel? You should be able to discuss briefly on the topic, the aim and objectives and your intended methodology. Try to match your objective with your methodology.

    If you keep your answers specific and detailed, that would put you in good stead. Overall, you have to show motivation for the course/research and display a consistent research-behaviour in your past academic history.

    And, please do ask questions, specific questions relating to the research area, opportunities while research is on, collaboration with related research group (this could potentially happen in your 2nd year) and opportunities to develop useful technical skills and research skills.

    Also they may ask for instances where you've displayed consistency on working on difficult, slow-moving projects and how you motivated yourself. Instances on how you worked alone to achieve a project's objectives.

    Keep eye contact, keep the engagement going and you should be fine.
 
 
 
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