Further Study


Undergraduate Study

Masters, Postgraduate Study and Research, Inc. PGCE

Studying Abroad

Financing your Study

Further Study Links

Further Study – General
www.hotcourses.com/ - Comprehensive listing of undergraduate and postgraduate opportunities.   
www.prospects.ac.uk/pgdirectory - Postgraduate directory published by Prospects.
www.scit.wlv.ac.uk/ukinfo/ - Interactive map of HE Institutions.
TARGET Postgrad - Postgraduate courses and funding opportunities all in one place.
UCAS - Use course search to locate information on courses throughout the UK, Europe and Internationally.

Further Study - Law
www.allaboutlaw.co.uk/ - Resource and advice on how to pursue a legal career as a graduate.
www.insidebuzz.co.uk/ - Graduates give their views on culture, training, salary and benefits on what it's really like to work for top employers.
http://targetpostgrad.com - Links and information for routes into law.
www.traineesolicitorsurgery.co.uk/ - Specialists career advice on how to get a solicitor's training contract.

Further Study – Medicine and Physiotherapy
www.bma.org.uk/careers/index.jsp - British Medical Association careers information.
NHS Careers - Working in the NHS, Explore by Career and links to regional NHS areas.
Medical Schools Council - Useful information and links regarding your application.  Please note early closing dates for UCAS medical courses and admissions tests.
www.wales.nhs.uk/ - NHS Wales, see section working for NHS Wales.

Further Study – Social Work
www.ccwales.org.uk/ - Care Council for Wales.
www.hpc-uk.org/ - Health and Care Professions Council.
Social work - Courses at Cardiff University.

Further Study – Teacher Training
Department for Education - Information on initial teacher training (some information applies only to England).
Prospects - Routes into teaching, including PGCE.
TARGET Postgrad - Postgraduate courses and funding opportunities all in one place.
Teacher Training and Education in Wales –  All you need to know about applying for teacher training in Wales.
UCAS - Applying for Teacher Training.

Postgraduate Study - General
www.findamasters.com/ - Taught and research masters courses in the UK.
www.independent.co.uk/news/education/ - The Independent newspaper, news and links to training and MBA courses.
www.postgrad.com - Postgrad courses in the UK. Find MA, MSc and MBA courses.
www.postgraduatesearch.com/ - Masters, Postgraduate and PhD course information.

Postgraduate Study - Abroad
Study and Research Abroad – Prospects, Country information and entry requirements.
www.acu.ac.uk/ - Association of Commonwealth Universities.
www.cbie.ca/ - Canada education information site.
www.eurograduate.com/ - Eurograduate.
www.fulbright.co.uk/ - The Fulbright Commission aims to foster cultural understanding through educational exchange.
www.goabroad.com/ - Lots of information and opportunities worldwide.
www.internationalstudent.com/ - Students that want to study in the USA.  School Search, Scholarships and Visa centre.
www.internationalgraduate.net/ - Research & Postgraduate information.  Programme and Country guides.
www.idp.com/ - Information on education and study in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA. 
www.naric.org.uk/ - National Agency, managed on behalf of the UK Government, responsible for providing information, advice and expert opinion on qualifications worldwide.

Postgraduate Study - Researchers
www.findaphd.com/ - UK database of PhD projects.
www.physoc.org/ - The Physiological Society - News, Events and Jobs. 
www.vitae.ac.uk/ - For researchers, supervisors, research managers and employers.

Research Opportunities and Funding
- The Association of Charitable Foundations is the UK wide support organisation for grant-making trusts and foundations of all types.  
- Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.
www.cordis.lu/en/home.html -  European Commission's primary public repository and portal to disseminate information on all EU-funded research projects and their results.
www.earthworks-jobs.com/ -  Postgraduate and Research opportunities in energy, environment, geological and oil industry.
- Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
www.esrc.ac.uk/ - Economic and Social Research.
www.esf.org/ - European Science Foundation.
www.nerc.ac.uk/ - Natural Environment Research.
www.prospects.ac.uk/ - Further study and funding.
www.rcuk.ac.uk/ - UK Research Councils at one site.
www.scitech.ac.uk/ - Science & Technology Facilities Council.
http://targetpostgrad.com - Search the TARGETpostgrad funding database for different funding awards.
www.whatuni.com/scholarships - Scholarships currently available at UK universities.