Further study

Why undertake postgraduate study?

About 40% of Surrey graduates undertake further study every year such as Postgraduate Certificates in Education, Diplomas, Masters and Doctorates. These range in length from 9 months to three years or more.

Reasons include the enjoyment of your chosen subject, your career requires a professional qualification, it may enhance your job prospects or you need to convert to a new career area.

If you are considering further study we can help you identify a course.  Browse through the material below for ideas.

Information leaflets

Applying for a PhD

Writing a Personal Statement for Postgraduate Applications

Routes into Teaching - agcas information sheet

About Postgraduate Studies - agcas information sheet

Journey to Work: Postgraduate Study Video

Find in our Video Library 

Useful websites

Prospects postgraduate directory - Masters courses



International Graduate  (contains courses which are taught in English)


The Employability & Careers Centre can help you with any aspect of looking for a postgraduate course.  Contact careers@surrey.ac.uk or phone 01483 689001/2

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University of Surrey