A day in life of a LLM International Commercial Law student

You’ve probably wondered what a postgraduate law students’ life looks like. Will it be all days dress up like “Kingsman”?, will it be a series of assignments and exam like “Fast and Furious”? Will it be just a “hide and seek” game between you and books like “the Hunger Games”? Let me help you “Finding… Read more »

A day in the life of an MA Directing Film & TV student

The course I’m doing is MA Directing Film & Television. I’m expected to work with students from other courses that help me to produce films. There’s quite a lot of room and opportunity to meet and work with students from other media courses by organising some meet ups, let alone just being in the classroom…. Read more »

Why I love my Master’s degree in Archaeology

A couple of weeks into my Master’s degree in Archaeology at Bournemouth I can say two things with absolute honesty.   Firstly, that it is one of the hardest things I have ever done (save writing my first novel). Secondly, that it is one of the most worthwhile things I am embarking on. It is a… Read more »

How PG study differs from UG study

Let me give you a quick rundown of UG study for me: I worked hard, went to every lecture, handed in everything on time, and passed all my exams. I learnt what felt like a lot. I thought I was so grown up. I thought I had got this learning thing down. I mean 2:1s… Read more »

Postgraduate Assessments

Hello everyone, I’m back from my summer vacation! Around this time every year BU is busy receiving and reviewing applications for the new academic year. I guess lots of you guys who are considering a master degree would want to know roughly how postgraduate assessments are different from undergraduate so I’m here to help! It’s… Read more »

Eli’s journey to BU

“Don’t be afraid of having big dreams, because sometimes they do become true…” Sometimes it takes longer than you expect to find exactly what you want to do with your life and what your path is. It took me five years to realise what Master’s degree I wanted to do. I already had a very strong… Read more »

How BU has left a long lasting impact on my life

Bournemouth University has left a long lasting impact to my life. I studied MSc in Tourism Management & Marketing course and graduated in 2010. After graduation I returned to Vietnam and I am currently working as  a Lecturer in tourism marketing at Hong Bang International University. I am also the co-founder of Sunaca.com and a partner in other projects, including… Read more »

Gina’s journey to Forensic Toxicology (Part Two)

Abingdon Health Ltd – Birmingham Research Park, University of Birmingham I was gratified studying within toxicology and my thesis-topic fitted with my desire to analyse biologically natural toxins, giving me the opportunity to spend two weeks working in a functioning Research & Development laboratory with a commercial company (Abingdon Health Ltd).   Arriving at the… Read more »

Gina’s journey to Forensic Toxicology (Part One)

From childhood I’ve dreamed of one thing, working with venomous animal species. My fascination stemmed from my obsession with naturalist Steve Irwin. I remember waiting eagerly for Irwin’s shows and taking in my beloved VHS recorded ‘Crocodile Hunter’ and ‘Venomous Snakes of…’ to my nursery class, convinced everyone had the same passion as me; in… Read more »