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Old 09-12-2015, 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by shermil View Post
Suppose I have a PR. what are the factors which are being considered by the universities in general before offering a RTS (Research training scheme) place for a PhD ?

Any student who has published a paper will get a priority or a chance ?

I know different unis have different criteria, but what are the general factors that they are considering ?
Are you staff at the university ( many PhD students have started off as Research Associates for a couple of years). Did you get first class honours (that's a given). If your Bachelor degree from Australia ?

The major culling happens with the honours grade. If you did not get first class honours now with the limited number of RTS available even if you get a scholarship you might miss out on this.