University Life – Study

Dissertation Experience and Advice

Posted on 26 June 2019 by Postgraduate Enquiries

Considering postgraduate study? A bit put-off by the dissertation? Here, some of our students explain why the dissertation isn’t something to be feared and give some tips on how to tackle it! School of History, Archaeology and Religion Lois, MSc Archaeological Science  In comparison to undergraduate study the experience of carrying out the dissertation is
Read more


Balancing a part-time job with Postgraduate study

Posted on 18 March 2019 by Postgraduate Enquiries

Cardiff provides many opportunities to work alongside postgraduate study. Read our current students advice on how they balance part-time work and study School of Welsh Jack, MA Welsh and Celtic Studies The University has its own internal careers service, the Jobshop.  It’s free to use and once you’re signed up you’ll receive regular job updates via email-
Read more


Postgraduate Academic Experience

Posted on 18 March 2019 by Postgraduate Enquiries

Here you can find out what some of our students enjoy most about their postgraduate programmes School of English, Communication and Philosophy Taylor, MA Creative Writing Throughout the course I feel I’ve progressed as a writer greatly, workshops on the creative writing MA are a particularly helpful tool to improve whatever you’re working on. I’ve
Read more


Progressing to Postgraduate Studies: Differences between Undergraduate and Postgraduate Study

Posted on 25 February 2019 by Postgraduate Enquiries

Whether you are new to Cardiff University or not. Progressing to postgraduate studies is a step-up. Some of our current postgraduates have outlined what they have found particularly different between their previous undergraduate studies and their current postgraduate studies at Cardiff University. School of Biosciences Alice, Master of Research in Biosciences There has definitely been
Read more


Postgraduate Life at Cardiff

Posted on 25 February 2019 by Postgraduate Enquiries

Cardiff is a thriving, beautiful city that’s widely recognised as an outstanding place in which to live and study. The city caters to many tastes. Have a read at what our current postgraduate students have experienced so far. School of Biosciences Alice, Master of Research in Biosciences Cardiff is such a vibrant city so there
Read more



Christmas in Cardiff

Posted on 30 November 2018 by Postgraduate Enquiries

  Cardiff is a wonderful place to enjoy the festive season. Some of our current postgraduates outline below their own experience of Cardiff at Christmas. Biosciences Matthew, MRes Bioscience Postgraduate study is a big step up from anything I’d done as an undergraduate, and this is reflected in the sheer amount of coursework you will have to
Read more



Student life at Cardiff University

Posted on 22 June 2018 by Postgraduate Enquiries

The great postgraduate experience at Cardiff University isn’t just limited to the classroom. Here you can read about some of our students’ experiences outside of their course.   Nia Rees, Social Science Research Methods (Environmental Planning) (MSc) Throughout the masters year there have been a range of activities and events held for post graduates. This includes
Read more


Esme Farrow – Undergraduate to Postgraduate

Posted on 21 May 2018 by Postgraduate Enquiries

Ever wondered what makes our students stay at Cardiff University for postgraduate study after completing their undergraduate degree? Read on to find out what some of our students have to say… What are you studying at postgraduate level? MA Language and Linguistics What did you study at undergraduate? BA English Language Did you come directly from UG to PG
Read more