Academic Culture and Environment in Postgraduate Education

Academic Culture and Environment in Postgraduate Education

You are interested in pursuing graduate studies but you do not know enough about the academic environment in the British higher education system. This crash course is designed to provide you a holistic perspective for of academic life and research culture in the UK. This programme involves, amongst others, study tours of major British universities such as the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, the London School of Economics (LSE), Imperial College, University College London (UCL), King’s College, and SOAS. Most site visits will take place in London, Cambridge and Oxford. Students will have the opportunity to see how British universities and the graduate school system operate in the UK and relate it to their academic goals. The programme offers a wide range of learning opportunities through visiting top British universities as well as having personal and professional conversations with academics and graduate students who have years of experience in the British higher education system. The course covers the following topics:

• Preparing for graduate school
• Graduate pathways to success
• Career advice for graduate careers • Preparation for postgraduate studies
• Masters degrees and PhD degrees in the UK
• Not only survival but thriving at graduate school • Essential skills for Masters and Doctoral students
• A strategic perspective for your postgraduate studies • Self-Management: Self-discipline and time management
• British Universities and the postgraduate system in the UK
 

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