Making the most of moving in

So you’ve applied to your course, sorted out your finances (hopefully) and accommodation, and you are all ready to make the move to postgraduate education. The only thing left is to actually move to Bournemouth and start your studies, which can be a pretty daunting prospect in itself.   Most of us have already been… Read more »

Funding Fears

Let’s face it, one of the major worries about taking on postgraduate study is often the prospect of opening your wallet to find cobwebs instead of cash. The expectation of this occurrence can drive many people away from looking into postgraduate study, but there are ways to overcome the spectre of the empty purse.  … Read more »

Perks of Placement

So many students seem to be scared of what I’ve heard called ‘the real world’, entering the workplace and suddenly working 9 to 5 (cue Dolly Parton). However, courses which offer a placement can help prepare you for your chosen profession in a way that sitting in a lecture theatre just can’t, however dynamic that… Read more »

Funding the leap

Making the leap to postgraduate study is a big one, and one which I definitely think is worthwhile taking, as I’ve said in my previous post [http://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/postgraduate/2014/05/19/making-the-leap/], but now you’ve made that decision, you’re going to have to start thinking about money. Postgraduate study is a costly investment, especially if you’re coming straight out of… Read more »

Because Bournemouth University is different

I believe that everyone has their own reasons for choosing to study at Bournemouth University. Personally, the main reason for me was finding an available course that matched my interests in events, media, advertisement and marketing. BU has several courses in these areas, but specifically MA Advertising and MSc Events Marketing which only a few… Read more »

Making the Leap

Choosing to undertake a Master’s Degree is a big decision. You are investing time and money into your professional future, and if you are choosing a creative degree like me, it can also be a big risk. Becoming a professional screenwriter or any kind of artist is a huge leap, but one I am glad… Read more »

The Festival of Learning 2014

Fancy going on a kitchen safari to see what bacteria lurk in your food? How about unleashing your inner monkey, uncovering the history that lies beneath Hengistbury Head, or finding out how best to market your business? These are just some of the 150+ free events being held by Bournemouth University as part of its… Read more »

Things I do when I have to study

I present to you, the truth. We’re all guilty of doing this. First things first: inhale, exhale (now repeat this for the rest of your university career). Now that that’s out of the way, let’s get into the nitty gritty of organizing yourself and managing your time wisely (so you don’t become that pie chart)…. Read more »

What they say – School of Tourism Master’s Graduates

“The course was exactly designed and tailored to the dynamics of the contemporary retailing environment. It’s led by academics who have worked in industry, making the experience invaluable and inspirational.” Murat Satilmis, MSc Retail Management Graduate   “A great course, with a strong emphasis upon emerging issues within the tourism industry and equally well situated… Read more »