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Careers Service

Interested in doing a PhD?

Workshops for SOAS Masters students

This series of workshops has been designed by the SOAS Careers Service in collaboration with the SOAS Doctoral School and is intended specifically for Masters students interested in doing a PhD. Workshops will be advertised at the start of each term on CareersZONE and full details of how to book and when will be provided.

Interested in Doing a PhD? What to consider if you are thinking of applying for doctoral research 

Thursday 05 Nov 11am-12:30pm

Are you interested in doing a PhD but not sure how to find out what it entails and how to begin the application process? This webinar will focus on a variety of useful topics related to starting doctoral research, including:

  • The nature and types of a research degree
  • Motivations for doing a PhD
  • Funding
  • Practicalities
  • Structure of a PhD

Virtual Workshop for SOAS Masters Students

Bookings now open

Applying for a PhD? A step by step guide to the application process

Thursday 19th Nov 11am-12.30pm

Are you ready to apply for a PhD? This webinar will guide you through the application process and support you with each step. During the session we will focus on:

  • Stages in applying for a PhD
  • Writing good research proposals
  • Effective CVs and personal statements

Virtual Workshop for SOAS Masters Students

Bookings now open

Further resources

The Careers Service has a wide range of information on how/where to find PhD opportunities, tips for writing research proposals and funding options Please see our resources on Further Study on MySOAS Student  current students only). If you are a SOAS Alum, please contact the Service to access this information.