• Postgraduate Study

Welcome to our postgraduate resources section; below we've compiled all the information you'll need to successfully apply for and complete postgraduate study. To discuss your postgrad study options and chat with current and prospective postgrad students visit our Postgraduate forum.

What can you study and is it for you?
Making your application

With many TSR members currently studying for postgraduate courses there are loads of tips to share with other people thinking of applying. Get advice for writing your personal statement or reseach proposal and find out about how to choose the right postgraduate course.

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Personal Statement Library

View sample personal statements which have been used by real students to enter in to postgraduate study to find out what works to secure your place

Already a postgrad student? Then why not add your PS to the library?

Postgraduate Discussions Last post/repliesForum
Best Universities for MSc. in Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence 56 minutes ago Replies: 3
Aberdeen University - Artificial Intelligence 58 minutes ago Replies: 0
Official CAMBRIDGE 2019 Postgraduate Applicants thread 1 hour ago Replies: 43
Official OXFORD 2019 Postgraduate Applicants thread 2 hours ago Replies: 12
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Applicants 2 hours ago Replies: 24
Considering a Masters by Research Funding/Application 4 hours ago Replies: 3
Online MBA - Liverpool vs Uni of London 5 hours ago Replies: 0
Cambridge online English language assessment (PG entry 2017) 5 hours ago Replies: 11

What current postgrad students say...

"I get a real sense of satisfaction I've written something good." — LLB Kevin

"I wanted to make sure I stood out from the crowd a little bit." — Angelil
"Choose your course carefully and really look at your funding options." — Arkbar
Add your own experiences for sciences, arts and social sciences

Postgraduate Student Life

A-Z of Universities

Find out what it's like to be a student at any uni in the UK by taking a look at our university guides. They've got everything from info on the IT facilities, the social life or what you can expect from the accommodation!

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If you've ever been a student, then you can edit the guides to share your views to show what it's really like to be a student anywhere in the UK.

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Funding Postgraduate Study

Money is one of the biggest issues someone considering postgraduate study needs to think about. Unlike undergrad degrees, there are no public funding like the student loans to help with the costs (the exception being PGCEs).

The sooner you start thinking about funding, the more chance you'll have something in place and be able to begin your course.

Have a look at the different funding options open to you.

If you're specifically applying to study arts or social science subjets, take a look at the postgraduate funding in the social sciences and Arts articles.

Got any questions?

Mature Students

Are you going to be entering in to postgrad study after a break from education? Use our mature students page to find resources to help you get back in to learning.

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