What does it take to get into an Oxford PhD?

First, to get into an Oxford PhD (DPhil) you are at least expected to have (a) 1st Class or Summa Cum Laude master’s or bachelor’s degree. Second, you need a unique and convincing (b) research proposal as well as a (c) personal statement. Finally, you need to get a (d) prospective DPhil supervisor’s support for … Read more

Can you self-fund a PhD in the UK?

Can you self-fund a PhD in the UK

Although 92% of UK PhD supervisors agree that doctoral students should be provided funding, self-funding a PhD is the norm in many fields of study. When deciding to self-fund a PhD in the UK you need to make a careful analysis of (i) the post-PhD career prospects, (ii) the job opportunities a PhD can open … Read more

What are the requirements for PhD in UK? A guide

Here are the minimum requirements you need to provide while applying for a PhD in the UK as an international PhD student However, I found that these minimum requirements are just a benchmark, considering the competition in the UK and you as an international PhD student you may need to stand out from the crowd … Read more

6 Reasons that a UK Doctorate is hard for international applicants

In a nutshell, if you are an international PhD applicant and want to get a PhD in the UK you must understand that it is a tedious journey. Overall, these are the major reasons why getting a doctorate from top UK universities is hard for an international student. Merit Doctoral funding is allocated on the … Read more

Get a UK PhD studentship: 6 potent Strategies

In a nutshell, you can win a fully-funded PhD studentship in the UK as an international student if : (a) your master’s grades are higher than average PhD applicants in the UK, (b) you have relevant research experience and references, (c) your research proposal addresses the apparent as well as concealed needs of the professor … Read more