Doctoral (PhD)

GetSet Service for PhD Study

GetSet's face-to-face counselling will help you decide on a university that best meets your requirements for PhD research. We can also work with you once your offers are back from the universities. GetSet's counsellors have all lived and studied overseas. Our professional counsellors dispense well-informed, independent advice with your interests in mind and our feedback from students is testimony to this. PhD application requirements vary from country to country and also from university to university so contact GetSet to find out exactly what you need to prepare.

What can GetSet do for you?

  • Free English level testing.
  • If necessary, we will get you enrolled onto a presessional English language course.
  • Paperwork - yuck! Relax, we'll do it for you. Administration forms are time-consuming and can be confusing, especially when they're not written in your native language. GetSet's ever-thoughtful staff will handle this chore for you. Leave them with us or, if you have time, sit down and we'll go through it with you.
  • Peruse our extensive library. We have brochures, pamphlets, prospectuses and course books. We have material on all research degrees in the UK - to check them out, come on in.
  • While you're in the office, we can help out with your supporting documentation, your research proposal and references. We will let you know how to package this information so that you present your goals, skills and experiences in the very best possible way for an academic audience.
  • Native English speakers will edit your research proposal, personal statement and references where necessary - do not underestimate the value of this service which can make all the difference for your application.
  • We will send off your paperwork and keep you posted on what stage your application is at.
  • We will handle all communication with the universities to which you have applied on your behalf.
  • We'll give you useful, up-to-date advice on accommodation in the area where you'll be studying and how to get in on university housing.
  • No visa? No ticket? No problem. We can sort those out for you too. GetSet can fill out your visa application for you, organise your plane ticket and arrange an airport pickup to convey you to your new home.
  • Our pre-departure briefing includes a free international student ID card, free UK travel guide and your personal copy of GetSet's pre-departure guide.

Which institutions offer research courses leading to PhD?

Most universities offer PhD level study. For a full listing of universites in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand go HERE




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