Just looking for reassurance really - I've been offered a full time job to start next month. I've just finished the taught part of my full time (vocational) Masters and I'm now working on my dissertation, due in 1st September. I've got the literature review done (3000-4000 words) and have a rough plan for my data gathering so that should start.
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Your holidays, when you can work full-time, are the period when you do not have to be doing academic work. This will be different depending on the type of course you are doing. For example, if you are supposed to research and write a dissertation or thesis while other students are on holiday, this is term-time for you and you should restrict your work to 20 (or 10) hours a week during this time.Hello James,Like many mature age students I am working full time (Director of Nursing) and really struggling to quarantine PhD time. I find I am brain dead by the end of the day. I would like to study in the morning but that is the best time to get any work done without interruption so best time to do work work too and by 0830 it is all happening here or off to a meeting.Postgraduate taught students writing up a dissertation 'Term-time' includes any time spent writing up your dissertation. Work is therefore restricted to 20 hours per week. You cannot work full-time until your official end date on SAMIS. If you submit your dissertation early you are not permitted to work full-time until your actual course end date.
During your additional leave granted at the end of your course (or your curtailed leave if you complete early), the Home Office allows you to work full-time within certain limits. If you start employment on your existing or new visa please advise your College of your employer's details and the visa held which permits you to work.Read More
As someone trying to finish while working full time, I strongly recommend against it. My school has quite a few people who try to juggle a job and school at the end and maybe 10% of the normal rate graduate. I don't know of anyone in any program who started a PhD while working full time.Read More
A full time PhD and a full time job is like having two full time jobs. It's very probable to say goodbye to your social life for years. If you live in a relationship, I'd strongly advise to reconsider it as there is a danger to emotionally lose more than what actual benefit it may bring you.Read More
I didn't do mine everyday. I had a lot of other uni work and research to do which, as well the Dissertation research and reading, Plus I had a little downfall in my life and didn't do any dissertation work for a month. However I started in June 2010 and finished in March 2011, so thats 9 months. It ended up being around 13,000 words with quotes.Read More
Students enrolled entirely full-time in a masters degree must enrol consecutively in each semester until finished. Students enrolled at least partially part-time can have up to four semesters of non-enrolment, but this must be prior to any enrolment in a thesis or dissertation, and they must still complete within the programme time limits.Read More
Most Tier 4 students may work, even if you are limited to doing a course-related work placement. It is a great opportunity, not only to make some extra money, but also to experience working life in the UK, meet a wide range of people and enhance your career prospects. Work rights are a condition of your Tier 4 immigration permission (leave).Read More
A PhD student CANNOT work full time after submitting PhD thesis (soft bound). Visa restrictions for work (20 hrs) remain the same till he switches to DES which entitles one to take full time work. Say you submit your thesis for viva by end of Oct. You may have your viva by Nov or Dec, based on chosen external's availability.Read More
How To Go Back To School While Working Full-Time Without Losing Your Mind Juggling coursework and a full-time job can be tough, but there are ways to make it work. Photo: Redd Angelo via Unsplash.Read More
Combine Postgraduate Study with Full-Time Employment Are you apprehensive about studying for a higher degree because you are in full-time employment? Embarking on a postgraduate degree whilst working full time can be extremely challenging in terms of trying to balance work commitments and personal life, with the demands of academic studies.Read More
You can work full-time once you have finished all of your taught components and you have submitted all assessed work including your final dissertation. Postgraduate Research students (PhD): You are entitled to a total of 8 weeks’ vacation per.Read More