PhD Studentship

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mstaffs
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PhD Studentship

Post by mstaffs » Wed Feb 08, 2017 11:53 am

Hi

I am considering applying for a fully funded PhD studentship. Has anybody had any experience of this? What does it actually involve and what did you feel you got from the experience? I am guessing since they aren't exactly giving places away it must be seen as a positive career move? I am specifically wondering if doing such a thing would improve my chances when it comes to applying for ClinPsy doctorate courses?

Any advice very much appreciated!


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sarahg
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Re: PhD Studentship

Post by sarahg » Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:25 pm

My top tip would be do NOT do a PhD if you are using it as a stepping-stone for DClinPsy.

Yes, people do have PhD's when they apply for DClinPsy, but this a long and tough way to approach getting onto the DClinPsy. PhDs are not easy and require a lot of self-motivation.

mstaffs
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Re: PhD Studentship

Post by mstaffs » Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:34 pm

sarahg wrote:My top tip would be do NOT do a PhD if you are using it as a stepping-stone for DClinPsy.

Yes, people do have PhD's when they apply for DClinPsy, but this a long and tough way to approach getting onto the DClinPsy. PhDs are not easy and require a lot of self-motivation.
Thankyou,

The more i am looking into it the more i am realising that seems very true!

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Re: PhD Studentship

Post by ajpritch » Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:49 pm

Did you end up going for this? I have recently just been awarded a PhD studentship - so if you want any interview advice etc let me know :)

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