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Welcome to the FindAMasters blog

Here you can stay up to date with important postgraduate news, funding developments, international study advice and humour.

You can view a selection of our latest articles, or select from the list of topics below.



Making the Step Up to a Masters Dissertation

It's important not to let yourself feel intimidated by the prospect of a Masters dissertation – these are some tips for making the jump from undergraduate level.


MRes vs MPhil: What’s the Difference?

The MRes and MPhil might both be research Masters, but they actually have a very different purpose. From cost to content, we've taken a look at the main differences between the MRes and MPhil.


Spotlight on: Postgraduate Study in Germany

Applications for many PhD and Masters programmes at German universities are still open – this is what you need to know about studying in Germany this year.


Getting a Student Visa for Your Masters – Some Simple Tips

You've picked a country, you've found the best university for your subject and you're confident you have what it takes for your Masters degree application to succeed. There's just one thing left to sort: your student visa.


My Masters So Far

Our FindAMasters' student ambassador, Rosie, shares her experience of doing a Masters during the pandemic.


Distance vs On-Campus Learning – What are the Differences (and Similarities)?

We've explored some of the key differences between studying a Masters online and on-campus, as well as a few surprising similarities between the two.


Coronavirus and Returning to University

We've summarised the government guidance on which students can return to campus from March 2021 onwards.


Coronavirus – Advice and Guidance for Postgraduate Study

We've answered some of the questions you may have about the impact of coronavirus on Masters degrees and PhD study.


What You Need to Apply for a Masters Right Now

Postgraduate applications are simpler than you probably think. Here's what you'll need.


How to Get the Perfect Postgraduate Reference for Your Masters Application

This blog will give you some handy pointers on how to choose and approach a postgraduate referee for your Masters application.