Doing a PhD
Discover exactly what you’ll do as a Research Student, what outputs will be expected of you and how you can best approach them.
Advice on what a PhD thesis is, what a good thesis should look like and important information to include and tips on getting published.
Guidance on the PhD literature review and common questions answered: How do you write one? How long should it be? What should you include?
The PhD viva voce is the finale hurdle to your PhD. What should you expect? How do you prepare for it? Read our article to find out.
Writing a good abstract is essential as it may be the only section someone reads about your research. Our guide and examples show how to do this.
Discover the correct way to write aims and objectives for your thesis, dissertation or research project. We share real examples, breakdowns and common mistakes.
We investigated the PhD failure rate across 26,076 PhD students from 14 universities. Read our detailed breakdown to learn what your chances are.
Understanding the academic titles and ranking hierarchy of UK universities is fundamental if you want a smooth start to your PhD. Learn more about this here.
Learn more about what’s involved, entry requirements, how long it takes, funding opportunities, the skills you’ll learn, the jobs you could get and potential salary amounts.
The acknowledgement section of a thesis or dissertation is where you recognise and thank those who supported you during your PhD; learn more about what this means.
One of the most challenging aspects of a PhD degree is the volume of work that goes into writing your thesis. So this raises the question, exactly how long is a PhD thesis?
Knowing how long a PhD takes can be enough to sway your decision on whether a PhD is worth it for you. So with that in mind, exactly how long does a PhD take?
Publishing your first paper may seem like a difficult task but it doesn’t have to be; here are our 5 tips to help you get started.
Learn about the three-pass strategy where you take in more detail on each pass and decide at each stage if there’s enough there for you to spend more time on.
A good supervisor will act as your mentor. They will not only help you progress through each stage of a PhD but are also a source of information or someone to bounce ideas off.
Tips on how to successfully structure, format and deliver a PhD presentation that will impress your audience.
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