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 »

To MSc or not to MSc?

Hopefully you’re not yet slipping into a Hamlet-esque soliloquy contemplating whether or not to go into postgraduate study but, since you’re reading this blog post, you’re probably pondering taking the plunge, whether this is into an MSc, an MA, an MBA, or any of the other acronyms denoting a postgraduate qualification! Going into postgraduate study… Read more »

Endless opportunities

By Penelope Pinder As a postgraduate student doing the MA in Social Work at BUs Lansdowne Campus, I would recommend the course to anyone who has a good work ethic! Postgraduate study is certainly more intense than an undergraduate degree, but personally, I’m enjoying every second. Sometimes I get a little behind on work or… Read more »