Postgraduate Study in the UK: The International Student's Guide

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Overview

This book provides essential guidance for all students who are thinking of studying for a postgraduate qualification in Britain. Alongside detailed information about the British university system (from the application process to the viva) Nicholas and Rosalind Foskett provide readers with an introduction to other essential pastoral and practical aspects to study in Britain: Immigration regulations; living and working in Britain; cultural traditions and expectations of student life; finance and support systems.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412907187
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 9/28/2006
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Choosing a Programme and How to Apply
Why do a Postgraduate Degree?
British Universities and International Postgraduate Students
Choosing a Postgraduate Programme
Part Two: Everyday Life as a Postgraduate Student
Studying in the UK
Financing your Postgraduate Programme
Moving to the UK
Living in the UK
Part Three: Studying for a Postgraduate Degree
Studying for a Taught Postgraduate Degree
Planning and Writing Your Research Thesis
Tutors, Supervisors and Student Support Systems
Examinations and Vivas
Part 4: Moving on After your Degree
Beyond your Postgraduate Degree
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