Further study opportunities
- Postgraduate information and UK study
- Funding your studies
- Postgraduate and researcher vacancies
- International study opportunities
- Professional training, vocational and short courses
Postgraduate information and UK study
If you are thinking about postgraduate research or taught courses - we can give you practical advice and information. If you have any issues you want to discuss or want help with your applications, book an appointment with an adviser.
- AGCAS about postgraduate study (pdf - 180kb) - gives an introduction to the main types of postgraduate study and research with practical information on how to get started.
- TARGETCourses student survey (pdf - 377kb) - looks at students' attitudes to undertaking postgraduate study: what drives them to consider postgraduate study; what influences their choice of institution; and how they plan to finance their studies.
General information directories and magazines
- Prospects Postgrad - aimed at UK students and graduates. Includes information and advice on courses and research opportunities, study options, the on-campus experience and funding your studies. Available in October, March and May, free from the Careers Service.
Prospects Postgrad digital magazine
- Prospects Postgraduate Directory – a comprehensive guide to postgraduate study in the UK and Ireland with more than 55,000 courses and research opportunities and an A-Z of universities and colleges. Published annually in September.
View the Prospects Postgraduate Directory online
- Prospects MBA Directory – comprehensive overview into studying at MBA level.
View the Prospects MBA Directory online
- Other study and courses magazines - sent throughout the year, available on reference in the careers information area and a small number of copies are available free to takeaway.
- Further study UK reference books in the careers service (pdf - 67kb)
- How to write a personal statement on the Guardian website
- Writing a personal statement on the Studential website
- Personal statement library on the Student Room website
Ask at the information desk to view the following books:
- 60 successful personal statements for UCAS application
- How to write a winning UCAS personal statement
- Writing an effective personal statement: a step by step guide.
View the Careers organisation to access more resources on writing a personal statement.
Postgraduate study presentations
Attend our introduction to thinking about postgraduate study presentation - check our events page to find out when the next sessions will be held.
Our careers events
Search for courses
- Find a Masters website
- Find a PhD website
- Find a Postdoctoral website
- Further Study Milkround website
- Postgrad.com website
- Postgraduate courses at Teesside website
- Postgraduate research and taught courses on the Graduate Prospects website
- TARGET Courses website
- UCAS undergraduate course search website
- UKPASS - UK postgraduate application and course search website
- What Uni.com website
- WikiCourses website
Postgraduate open days and fairs
- Postgraduate events on the Graduate Prospects website
- Open Days - university and college open days website
- Map of UK Universities on the UCAS website
League tables and institution reports
- League tables on the Complete University Guide website
- Postgraduate subject tables 2012 on The Guardian website
- Quality and standards reports of UK universities on the QAA website
- Unistats - search and compare subjects at UK universities and colleges
- Which? University website
Postgraduate study discussion forums
Share your opinions and experiences with other graduates and students.