"I found it very informative and helpful. There was loads of useful detail that wasn't covered by the other PhD books I've been reading."
Miki Grahame, Prospective PhD Student
A PhD is one of the most ambitious and exciting things you can do in your life. Upon successful completion you will be a doctor - and a world authority in your chosen area.
Each year several thousand graduate students apply to do a PhD at universities in the UK. Many are not successful - they are unable to find a suitable university, or a supervisor, or decide on a suitable research project, or they cannot obtain funding to pay their fees and bills. Most students fail to obtain a PhD because they have one of these aspects wrong at the start.
The PhD Application Handbook is the first ever comprehensive handbook for people wishing to apply for a PhD in the UK. It provides a step-by-step guide to PhDs, explaining:
The PhD Application Handbook is designed to help prospective PhD students achieve their ambition. If you want to do a doctorate in the UK, This book is essential for you!
Before you start
What is a Ph.D.?
Finding the right university
Finding the right supervisor
Finding the right research project
Securing an offer
Beginning your PhD
Resource guide: Current funding opportunities