Are you considering to pursue further studies upon graduation? To have a better planning, you should start your preparation at least ONE YEAR before you graduate (the earlier, the better). Please read through the Suggested Preparation Timeline at this LINK.
Below you may find some online resources which may facilitate your planning:
1) Identify your expectations and goals
Before you proceed your application, think carefully about why you want to pursue further studies and what you want to achieve. By setting a clear goal for yourself, you will find it easier in figuring out your path ahead. Below articles may shed some lights on your plan.
More info at https://targetpostgrad.com/advice.
2) Search for suitable programmes
Research on available programmes that match with your background, ability and aspiration.
a) Studying in Hong Kong
You may consider postgraduate studies in different institutions in Hong Kong which offer a wide array of programmes.
b) Studying abroad
Alternatively, you may consider pursuing further studies abroad. Below are some online resources that offer advices in studying in respective popular study destinations abroad:
c) Advisory agencies
You may reach out to some local agents which provide professional advice or even logistics support for your overseas study plan. Please be aware that a fee may incur for such services.
d) Other online resources
e) University ranking
You may take a look at below links and take reference of the rankings of your
desired universities and programmes.
3) Submit application
Once you have shortlisted some desired programmes, you should then submit application according to the timeline. It will normally take some time to complete the application. Start your application as early as possible to avoid any delay. Below sites may be useful for your application.
Required tests for some programme applications:
4) Seek financial support
In financing your further studies, you may wish to contact the office of your desired/ enrolled programme and check out the available scholarships/ grants for the specific programme. In the meantime, you may also source for some scholarships offered by various organizations. Please note that many scholarships are open for application during the last quarter (Sep – Dec) of each year. Therefore, you may need to start looking for scholarships during or even before making your programme applications.
Scholarship searching platforms:
Some available scholarships/ grants schemes for consideration:
Good luck to your future academic/ career pursuits!
To ensure that the postgraduate programme that you choose is in line with your academic/ career pursuit, you are highly encouraged to seek advice from professors/ lecturers from your School/ Department regarding your further studies plan. If you have any enquiries, always feel free to contact Ms Sharon Tse at 3963 5097/ firstname.lastname@example.org.
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