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MA Degree

You’ve finished your undergraduate degree and you’re wondering just what to do now. You have no doubt heard of a Masters Degree, but may not know any specific about this further study beyond that.



Well, don’t worry, we’re here to explain to you what an MA degree is (and if that’s not what you’re looking for, we’ve got a similar article on MSc degrees . Whilst all of the general information about studying a masters degree still applies, you’ll find there is a difference in what is expected of you depending on whether the course is an MA or MSc. As you may already know, masters degrees come in various titles – MRes, MPhil, MSc, MA and so on – and these all stand for different things, and here's what an MA is all about.