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    So I have got an interview for this programme, I am interested to know what type of questions tend to be asked in these types of interviews and how best I can prepare?

    I assume they will ask
    your knowledge on the subject? (thats a given)

    why this course/university? (most probably)

    I'm not sure what else they are going to ask? Any suggestions? Might they ask about my future plans after the course?
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    Definitely future plans yes. Maybe what projects or supervisors you're interested in, why a PhD and what you want to get out if it. Be prepared to ask questions too.
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    I don't know what subject/where you are applying for but I just had 2 1+3 PhD interviews (not a masters as such but have to attend taught courses and do 3 rotation projects in year 1) so I thought I'd share...

    In both the interviews they mainly asked me about research I had done previously- asked me to explain it a little bit and the results I found, then a couple of technical questions about the methods I had used and what I would do next to further the research if I had unlimited resources. In one interview I was asked about why I wanted to a PhD but neither asked me about my future plans (though I had prepared an answer just in case because I think its a common question). I was also asked to tell them about a piece of research I found interesting.

    Hope this helps...Good luck!!
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    (Original post by Natas93)
    I don't know what subject/where you are applying for but I just had 2 1+3 PhD interviews (not a masters as such but have to attend taught courses and do 3 rotation projects in year 1) so I thought I'd share...

    In both the interviews they mainly asked me about research I had done previously- asked me to explain it a little bit and the results I found, then a couple of technical questions about the methods I had used and what I would do next to further the research if I had unlimited resources. In one interview I was asked about why I wanted to a PhD but neither asked me about my future plans (though I had prepared an answer just in case because I think its a common question). I was also asked to tell them about a piece of research I found interesting.

    Hope this helps...Good luck!!
    Thank you so very much for this reply! This is the kinda thing I am looking for!!

    I only have a week to prep. :/
 
 
 
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