Applying to a PhD
Find out what’s involved in each stage of the PhD application process, from writing a Research Proposal attending an interview. We’ll help you stand out from the crowd.
You’ve decided you want to apply for a PhD project. Find out how to start the application process, where do you apply, and which documents to prepare.
Advice on how to write a great academic CV for your PhD application. We answer common questions such as “how long should a CV be” and “what should I include”.
What is a PhD cover letter? How long should it be? What should you talk about? We answer these questions and give advice on writing a strong PhD cover letter.
Your Research Proposal will be the deciding factor of your PhD application. Find out the correct way to write one that any supervisor will be impressed with!
The PhD interview is a key milestone in your application. We share 11 commonly asked PhD interview questions and our suggestions on how to answer them.
Contacting a potential PhD supervisor before applying to their position can greatly increase your chances of success; learn more here.
The short answer is yes you can, however there’re are several advantages and disadvantages to be aware of when making this decision.
So you’ve decided to enrol onto a doctoral degree and study abroad at the same time. But how do you actually go about securing a PhD as an international student? This guide explains how to apply for a PhD in foreign universities.
Gain valuable insight from our collection of exclusive interviews with both current and past PhD students. Learn from their best advice, personal challenges and career path after completing their doctorate.View Overview
Wondering what it’s like to do a PhD? And how you can develop your career after you gain your PhD? We’ve interviewed a variety of PhD students at different stages of their degree and PhD holders that have developed their careers and businesses in different directions, to help answer this for you.
View the profiles below to gain an insight into the life of PhD student – from their typical day to their biggest challenges and personal advice. Click here to read our interviews with PhD holders.