Should I do a PhD?

Posted in: For PhDs, Postgraduate Study

This e-book from the website has been developed to help all those who are considering undertaking a PhD. The focus is on using career decision-making approaches to assess and prepare for this rather than on the choice of research topic.

Should I do a PhD? includes interactive sections to help track your progress and further resources for additional information. It covers the following topics:

• self-awareness;
• why you want to undertake a PhD;
• opportunity awareness;
• making an informed decision;
• discovering your career decision-making style;
• pressures and expectations;
• preparing for your PhD.

Download here:

The Careers Service also has resources on it's website such as How to apply for a PhD .

Posted in: For PhDs, Postgraduate Study


  • (we won't publish this)

Write a response