Category Archives: Mainly for Masters students

Psychologists – and other PPLS subjects – will be in demand in graduate careers of the future…

It’s hard to escape articles on the effects of robots and AI in the job market – speculation on which jobs will go, which will stay and evolve, where the new growth areas for graduates will be.  A recent article … Continue reading

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Life Beyond your PPLS Degree…coming soon… 2nd Feb

…yes, both the annual event, and the reality for PPLS students of Life Beyond your studies, are coming your way quicker that you may perceive! To help you work out what your Life Beyond may look like, make a note now to … Continue reading

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Prepare for the Fair…..

  ….the big 3 day Fair is coming up fast, 3rd – 5th October! Whatever stage you’re at in your university life, it pays to go to Careers Fairs – a chance to meet a wide range of employers, plus attend … Continue reading

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New academic year, new semester, new resolutions…..

I hope you’ve all had a relaxing and productive summer and are ready for the intellectual challenges, stimulation and fun of the new academic year. New years are also associated with resolutions, so I’m going to suggest it’s time for some … Continue reading

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Planning your post grad year…..here to help….

If you’re currently on a taught post grad course (or  in your final UG year and considering post grad as an option), you may well find our new web pages ‘Supporting Taught Postgraduates‘ are vital reading. Covering the following stages throughout your postgrad year…. … Continue reading

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Researching research careers – qualitative research

PPLS students are often curious about where they can use their research skills, other than in academia. If this is you, then you might like to look into Qualitative Research, and the AQR (Association of Qualitative Research) website, is a good … Continue reading

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Philosophy in business – why is it relevant…….?

……read on to hear how Philosophy graduate Lee Madden uses the skills he developed studying Philosophy here at Edinburgh (including critical thinking and debate, good communication and interpersonal skills, research, problem-solving and breadth of viewpoint), to bring a fresh perspective to … Continue reading

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