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PhD Advice

Looking for an introduction to PhD study, or seeking advice on a specific aspect of postgraduate research?

Our articles cover everything from finding your PhD to examining the careers and opportunities that could be available with a doctorate. We've also looked at what it's like to actually do a PhD, including guides to postgraduate study abroad.

Finally, there's the FindAPhD blog, featuring news, student stories and inspiration from top academics.

So, if you're looking to research your research, you've come to the right place.

What is a PhD? – Introducing the Doctorate

What does PhD study involve? What does PhD stand for? And is a doctorate right for you? Our introductory guide to PhD study has the answers.

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Applying for a PhD - Information, Guidance & Advice

Getting ready to apply for a PhD? Our guides explain research proposals, references and entry tests for doctoral programmes.

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Doing A PhD - What's it Like to Study for a Doctorate?

What can you expect from a PhD? What's life actually like as a postgraduate student? Read our guides to the doctoral research experience.

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The PhD Journey - Stages of a Doctoral Degree

What happens during a typical PhD, and when? We've summarised the main milestones of a doctoral research journey.

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PhD Interview Questions and Answers – 12 Things You May Be Asked

What questions will you be asked at a PhD interview? And how should you answer? Find out with our handy guide.

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How to Write a Great PhD Research Proposal |

Understand what a successful PhD research proposal needs to include and how to go about writing one for your project application.

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Last Updated: 05 February 2021