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Postgraduate research application support

With funding provided by the National Environment Research Council (NERC), via the ECORISC Centre for Doctoral Training, we have prepared a few videos to give you some tips and advice for applying for postgraduate study.

These videos have been created by PhD students, who have recently been through the application process, together with academics, who are involved in recruiting PhD students.

Preparing your PhD application

Not sure where to start with your PhD application? Watch this video for some top tips on writing PhD applications, including what skills and competencies you could include.

Tips on meeting your potential supervisor

When applying for a PhD, you might have the chance to meet with the supervisor or supervisory team. Watch this video to find out what to expect and what you can achieve from this meeting. 

Preparing for a PhD interview and presentation

Hooray! You've been invited to a PhD interview and to give a presentation! Watch this video for tips on how to approach your presentation, and what types of question you might be asked.