A Practical Guide to Planning an Academic or Research Career

     
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If you are enjoying doing independent research during your undergraduate career, you might be considering staying on at university to do a Masters and then a PhD. But there are lots of decisions to make. Are you personally and financially prepared to commit to postgraduate study?

This ebook will help you to decide whether doing a Masters and then a PhD followed by an academic career is for you. It is an incredibly fulfilling career path, but also a highly competitive one that requires years of dedication. You will learn about the routes you must take to become a lecturer or a researcher, as well as alternative career opportunities outside academia for those trained to postgraduate level.

This ebook will cover:

• Postgraduate study: how is it different from your degree?
• 5 steps to an academic career
• Funding sources
• How to gain industry experience while studying for a higher degree
• What you need to know about your PhD before you start
• How jobs.ac.uk can help you.
Also included are a couple of simple 5-minute activities to help you consider your
options and an action plan template to help you plan your academic career.
  • Postgraduate study: how is it different from your degree?
  • 5 steps to an academic career
  • Funding sources
  • How to gain industry experience while studying for a higher degree
  • What you need to know about your PhD before you start
  • How jobs.ac.uk can help you.

Also included are a couple of simple 5-minute activities to help you consider your options and an action plan template to help you plan your academic career.

Download the A Practical Guide to Planning an Academic or Research Career now!

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