Postgraduate study

So you want to study in the USA?

If you’re thinking about continuing your studies – or indeed returning to academia – at postgraduate level, you might be considering the USA as an option. Here are some key tips to keep in mind as you start researching courses, supervisors, institutions and locations. Reputation, reputation, reputation.  From the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education and the QS World Rankings to a host […]

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How to prepare if you’re starting a master’s soon

If you’ve got as far as choosing to study a master’s programme it’s fairly safe to assume that you have strong interest in the subject you’re studying. Prepare If you’re keen to prepare in advance for the course, you could contact the department administrator and ask if they can recommend any pre reading/work. Also, keep an eye out for news […]

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Thinking of doing a PhD? How do you know if it’s right for you?

A PhD can certainly be a rewarding experience but it’s tough and takes a few years, so think through carefully before making the decision to apply. Are you interested enough? Refining and focusing on a single research topic for PhD level study requires commitment. You’re expected to produce original research that makes a contribution to the body of knowledge in your discipline, […]

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Taught master’s vs research master’s

If you’ve decided that postgraduate study is right for you, your research has probably already shown you there are a wide range of courses available! One of the decisions you might be making is whether to do a taught or a research master’s. If you are looking at both then there are a few points to consider. Taught master’s A […]

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10 tips for master’s applications

Writing a master’s application is very similar to applications for most jobs. Generally you will complete a form with your basic details, and then write a personal statement detailing why you should be accepted. For that reason, master’s applications should be considered as seriously as an application for a job you really want. It can be hard to know where to start, […]

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Thinking about postgraduate study?

Thinking about applying for postgraduate study? There are many good reasons to take this step but it’s a big decision with time and financial implications. You’ll need to consider lots of factors so here are a few points to help you get started: Where do you want to study? It’s important to research different institutions and think about your criteria. […]

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So you’re thinking about a PhD? 5 tips for prospective PhDs

Ever wondered what it’s like doing a PhD? Is doing further research something you’re thinking about now you’re clarifying your dissertation topic and thinking about life after your master’s? Here Mia Certo, an MPhil/PhD candidate in International Relations at LSE, shares her five top tips for things you need to think about if the prospect of doing a PhD sounds appealing. 1. […]

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Is a master’s right for you? – some thoughts from a former LSE student

Former LSE Economics and Economic History student Arnab Datta provides his thoughts on postgraduate education. There is no doubt that studying an undergraduate degree is hard work, so you may think twice before embarking on further study, such as a Master’s degree. Before making this decision, it is important to weigh up the advantages of another qualification with the costs, […]

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JP Morgan Online Academy: China and the global economy

Starts: 19 Jun 2018
Finishes: 19 Jun 2018 11:59 PM
This session is one of a series by J.P Morgan titled Online Academy.

You can meet us virtually anywhere: join our webinar sessions using your computer, laptop or mobile device. Details to log into the webinar will be sent to registered participants 2 days before each session.

Generate: Design Thinking Workshop with SAP

Starts: 20 Jun 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2018 4:00 PM
Remaining places: 30
​Martin Gollogly is the Director of the Next gen Program for ​SAP for the UK and Ireland. Join Generate for this workshop where Martin will implement the design thinking process that SAP uses to generate solutions to customer issues.

LSE Generate: Reverse Mentoring Workshop

Starts: 21 Jun 2018 1:30 PM
Finishes: 21 Jun 2018 3:30 PM
Remaining places: 14
This session will be an interactive workshop to guide participants on how to develop their business in the digital world. Students and/or staff from LSE are invited to give mentor companies in their entrepreneurial endeavors.

LSE Generate: What is reality? A class on spiritual intelligence and finding a fulfilling life

Starts: 21 Jun 2018 7:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Jun 2018 8:30 PM
​Join LSE alumni Huiwen for this exciting class which will explore the concept of spiritual intelligence - a supplementary metric to the conventional IQ (Intellectual Quotient) and EQ (Emotional Quotient).

Volunteer Stewards needed for The Great Get Together Bankside

Starts: 24 Jun 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jun 2018 9:00 PM
For the second year running, Bankside Open Spaces Trust is hosting what promises to be the biggest and most fun street party the area has ever seen. An extravaganza of food, music, entertainment and competitions including bake offs, bark offs and wacky races making it a day for all the family.

Webinar: How Machine Learning & Data Science Impacts our Business

Starts: 26 Jun 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Our Online Academy is a great way to see some of the cool and inspiring things that we’re working on right now.
Whatever your major or background, join our upcoming session - How Machine Learning & Data Science impacts our business on Tuesday 26th June at 12:00.

JP Morgan Online Academy: How can you better understand Sales and Trading in Asia?

Starts: 27 Jun 2018
Finishes: 27 Jun 2018 11:59 PM
This session is one of a series by J.P Morgan titled Online Academy.

You can meet us virtually anywhere: join our webinar sessions using your computer, laptop or mobile device. Details to log into the webinar will be sent to registered participants 2 days before each session.

Authenticity 2018 - city careers for LGBT+ students!

Starts: 27 Jun 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Jun 2018 7:00 PM
​Authenticity is supported by Stonewall, created exclusively for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* (LGBT*+) students, who are looking to explore different career opportunities in the City of London.

Talent Meets Bertelsmann Data.Driven.Innovation Berlin | July 2 - July 4, 2018 #TMB18

Starts: 2 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 4 Jul 2018 3:45 PM
Join the data edition of our international networking extravaganza: Talent Meets Bertelsmann 2018 – apply now!

Talent Meets Bertelsmann Data.Driven.Innovation Berlin | July 2 - July 4, 2018 #TMB18

Starts: 2 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 4 Jul 2018 3:45 PM
We are looking for entrepreneurial talents to participate in “Talent Meets Bertelsmann 2018” from July 2 to July 4, 2018. You’ll participate in demanding workshops, working with experienced Bertelsmann entrepreneurs on key business ideas, and present your results to Bertelsmann executives.

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