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Academic Careers, Information for Prospective Research Students
Considering a research masters (MRes) or Doctoral Studentship (PhD)? Here you will find resources to help you with your decision and for making applications.
- Postgraduate Research Degrees, what they are, how to get them. For Life & Health Sciences students - SEMINAR SLIDES (pdf): (delivered 10/10/2014)
- EXAMPLE LAB BASED INTERNSHIPS (pdf) For Life & Health Sciences
- MAKING ACADEMIC APPLICATIONS IN THE SCIENCES (Youtube video) Recorded seminar on how to write an effective academic Cv and personal statement for research positions, and in particular for PhD applications. The SEMINAR SLIDES (pdf) are also available.
- An Academic Career - From the University of Manchester. Includes key information and advice for undergraduate and masters students.
- Find a PhD.com - Advice section includes overview of PhDs, how to secure one and funding. Extensive database of advertised opportunities.
- Research Degrees at UCL - Search research studentship opportunities by discipline, applications advice & timelines and sources of funding
- The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding - (UCL Students have free access)
- Jobs.ac.uk - Link to currently advertised doctoral opportunities (UK & Global)