The transferable skills studying a Master’s degree has enhanced

Studying a Master’s degree at Bournemouth University has helped enhance and develop transferrable skills which are invaluable when coming to applying for jobs. At undergraduate level and in previous employment these skills are learnt and developed, but they are really tested and developed in postgraduate study! Organisation and time management are two tremendously important skills… Read more »

A day in the life of a Masters Archaeology student

Being a Masters student is at once awesome and really hard. It can easily make or break you, with a step up in work, understanding, and time management. So, I would like to present – a day in my life as a Masters Archaeology student.   7am – wake up. Having already been woken up… 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 »

Moving to the UK to study Archaeology

For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to live in the UK.  It wasn’t until I found my love for history and science that I knew my way to live in the UK was going to be through education, and I am glad Bournemouth is the school I am studying in now. … Read more »

How to make the most of your PG study at BU

Making the most out of your postgraduate study will be different for each individual, but here are a few suggestions that you may not have thought about. It is good to apply yourself to every possible opportunity available to you, including being a student representative for your course. Being a rep is a lot less… Read more »

Why I chose part-time study

Having retired a few years ago, I was desperate to keep the grey cells active and was looking for something new to engage with. Having worked all my life with the health professions, I thought it was time to think about other interests, one of which was archaeology. As I was growing up in the… Read more »