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

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

By: Ros Foskett (author), Nicholas H. Foskett (author)Hardback

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'This is an exemplary book...I would recommend it to anyone involved in giving advice to UK students intending to undertake postgraduate study' - ESCalate This accessible 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 mores and expectations of student life; finance and support systems. Postgraduate Study in the UK: The International Student's Guide is easily accessible and is essential reading for anyone thinking about, or already enrolled on, a postgraduate course in the UK who is less familiar with the unique character of the British HE system and unfamiliar with British culture in general.

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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

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/09/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412907187
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781412907187
  • ISBN10: 1412907187

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