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Posted Dec. 21, 2017

Top 10 Film Studies Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


A Masters in Film Studies can open up your career in the Media. Here are ten of the best Masters in Film Studies courses that you can study in the …


Posted Dec. 18, 2017

5 Reasons Why It's A Great Idea To Study Your PG Program In Spain


International postgraduate study has a raft of benefits both for your career and your own personal growth. Picking where to go can be a toughie so here are five great …


Posted Dec. 13, 2017

Making The Most Of Non-Academic Opportunities As A Postgrad Student


Postgraduate courses are about much more than just studying. Here are a few of ways to ensure you get the most out of your course, going beyond academic study.


Posted Dec. 11, 2017

Top 10 African Studies Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


A masters in African Studies is a varied subject so it's important to understand your future plans when deciding on which course to apply for.


Posted Dec. 4, 2017

Top 10 Biological Sciences Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


A Masters in Biological Sciences will set you up with the skills you need for a future in either academic research or within the vast Biological Sciences Industries. Take a …


Posted Nov. 27, 2017

Why You Should Learn A New Language When Studying Abroad


Sometimes it's easy when you're a native English speaker to travel and live in another country and never speak the local language. This is particularly true when your course is …


Posted Nov. 23, 2017

Top 10 Industrial Design Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


Some Masters in Industrial Design will have a more of an engineering emphasis to them resulting in an MSc and others have a more of an artist emphasis resulting in …


Posted Nov. 20, 2017

Top 10 American Literature Master Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


A Masters in American Literature is studied in a couple of different of ways either from an American Cultural Studies or an English Literature point of view. Both approaches offer …


Posted Nov. 15, 2017

Postgraduate study… Am I doing the right thing?


Postgrad study is a big commitment - but one that you won't regret. We asked one of our Postgrad Solutions Study Bursary Winners how she made the decision to embark …


Posted Nov. 13, 2017

Top 10 Anthropology Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


Graduates with a Masters in Anthropology will find themselves working in many different areas after graduation including government bodies, NGOs or going on to further academic research in the form …


Posted Nov. 9, 2017

Top 10 Mechanical Engineering Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


A Masters in Mechanical Engineering is usually a general engineering program offering an in-depth look at the processes involved in the design of every product, process and system in the …


Posted Nov. 8, 2017

Top 10 Clinical Psychology Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


At postgraduate level, Clinical Psychology degrees tend to be about focussing your career on one area of Clinical Psychology, and institutions tend to offer a range of different areas to …


Posted Nov. 7, 2017

Top 10 Aerospace Engineering Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


A Masters in Aerospace Engineering will lead to a career in a fast-growing industry that has a growing number of opportunities for employment outside of the traditional centres of space …


Posted Nov. 6, 2017

Top 10 Environmental Studies Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


Environmental Studies is a wide-ranging subject and a masters in this field will have varied outcomes depending on your previous degrees, work experience and future plans. Many graduates go on …


Posted Oct. 30, 2017

Life Hacks To Improve Your Postgrad Life


Are you about to embark on postgrad study? If the answer is 'yes', we’ve got a selection of excellent life hacks to make your life as a postgraduate student as …


Posted Oct. 20, 2017

Can A Gap Year Be Good Preparation For PG Study?


After completing your first degree or deciding that you need a change of career the natural inclination is to go full pelt straight into the postgraduate course that will get …


Posted Oct. 16, 2017

Do Postgraduate Student Insurance Policies Exist?


Discussing insurance is dull, but all too important. Could you afford to replace everything you owned if it went missing in transit, was stolen, or worse was involved in a …


Posted Oct. 9, 2017

Top 10 Accounting Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


A Masters in Accounting is an excellent way to progress your career in the Financial Industries or to further your knowledge as a practising Accountant. Some postgraduate Accounting courses will …


Posted Oct. 2, 2017

Top 5 Employability Benefits Of Postgrad Study


With the incredibly competitive jobs market as it is, leaving university and walking into your dream job is unfortunately no longer the norm. You might have an excellent degree, from …


Posted Sept. 25, 2017

Why Should You Study A Postgraduate Conversion Course?


You've worked hard, got the grades and now you realise your degree isn't quite in the right subject area. It's a toughie when you discover it, but take a deep …


Posted Sept. 18, 2017

Top 5 Tips For Settling In As A New Postgrad


Settling into a new place is hard work so here are our top 5 ways to settle into a new postgraduate course quickly and easily.


Posted Sept. 11, 2017

How to get ahead with your MBA program before you’ve even started!


You want your MBA program to be worth the effort you put in and a little extra groundwork will make a big difference. Here's a list of a few things …


Posted Sept. 3, 2017

Top 10 Education Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


A Masters in Education can lead to all sorts of careers in curriculum design, education research, and policy making. Some courses are designed for those already working in Education as …


Posted Aug. 24, 2017

Top 10 Geology Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


Geology is often called Earth Sciences or Geoscience and there are many institutions that offer the chance to gain a Research Masters in this field. For those without a Geology …


Posted Aug. 17, 2017

Top 10 Entrepreneurial Studies Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


A Masters in Entrepreneurial Studies or Entrepreneurship is suitable for students who want to develop, grow and change international businesses and non-profit organisations as well. If this is the field …


Posted Aug. 8, 2017

Top 10 Cyber Security Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


Cyber Security concerns everything from world trade to governments to individuals and there are a number of different ways to study in this ever-expanding field of expertise. If you are …


Posted July 31, 2017

5 key questions to ask yourself before studying an MBA


Choosing to study an MBA course is a major decision and there are plenty of things to consider. Here are 5 key questions give consideration to.


Posted July 20, 2017

Top 10 Museum Studies Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


Starting out in the Heritage industry is a hugely popular choice and so much depends on your work experience as well as your academic credentials. A Masters in Museum Studies, …


Posted July 14, 2017

Guardian League Tables 2018 Can Help You Choose Your Postgrad University


Deciding on a course and university for postgraduate study is tough and using a league table is a handy way to see how institutions compare with each other. Using the …


Posted July 7, 2017

Teaching Excellence Revealed In UK Universities


The British Government wants to maintain the international reputation of the country's higher education sector and improve teaching quality and experience in British universities. The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) is …


Posted July 3, 2017

How can you choose the best postgrad course for you?


Maybe you're about to finish your first degree or you've been working for a few years and think your career could do with a reboot? Perhaps you've found the career …


Posted June 26, 2017

Which Mode of Postgrad Study Should You Choose?


You've realised that postgraduate study is for you. You've done the maths and you can afford the tuition fees, living costs, drop in income (just about) and the time commitment. …


Posted June 19, 2017

How much does it really cost to study a PhD in the UK?


Making it through to the academic level of studying a PhD is in the thoughts of many fresh-faced new undergraduate students. But when the time finally comes and you are …


Posted June 12, 2017

How can an MBA help my career?


An MBA (Masters of Business Administration) can help you move forwards in your career, change track or even get it started in the first place. Here are a few ways …


Posted June 5, 2017

Top 10 Finance Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


A Masters in Finance will prepare you for a rewarding and competitive career in the world of finance. Many postgraduate finance courses provide excellent work experience placements with the chance …


Posted May 26, 2017

Should Brexit Affect Your Decision to do a Postgraduate Program in the UK?


In case you’ve been living under the rock for the last year or so you’ll know that Brexit refers to the UK’s decision to quit the European Union. Since Brexit …


Posted May 22, 2017

Top 10 PGCE Courses In The UK


There are a couple of routes to gaining Qualified Teacher Status in the UK, and studying a PGCE courses is one of them. Courses are separated into early years (ages …


Posted May 15, 2017

Fabulous or frivolous? The pros and cons to postgrad study in London


Is the fabulous life in London just made for you? Or do you look at the expense and attitude that London is the centre of the universe and think no …


Posted May 10, 2017

Are you clever enough to study a masters degree?


Before searching for a suitable course in the perfect location, the big question you have to ask yourself is are you actually clever enough to study a masters degree? More …


Posted May 3, 2017

Top 10 MBA Programs In The UK


An MBA from a highly respected institution can accelerate your career in business management and improve your networking for that all-important first job after graduation. Being an MBA student is …


Posted April 27, 2017

Top 10 Public Health Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


A Masters in Public Health, Global Health or International Health all concentrate on improving the general health of the population of both individual countries and communities and the world. Entry …


Posted April 24, 2017

Top 10 Dentistry Courses in the UK with Graduate Entry


Training to become a dentist is country specific and many of the top schools of dentistry only offer courses in the local language. In the UK some dental schools will …


Posted April 13, 2017

Top 10 Reasons To Do Your Postgrad Studies In London


There are many reasons why being a London postgraduate student is a great idea – it’s a vibrant cosmopolitan city with plenty of students and plenty to do. And don’t …


Posted April 5, 2017

Top 10 International Relations Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


A Masters in International Relations leads to a number of exciting career opportunities with graduates being sought after in governmental departments around the world, NGOs and global companies. This makes …


Posted April 3, 2017

UK postgraduate loans in 2017 and beyond…


Up until recently students in the UK could take out government-supported loans to pursue higher education courses. Since August 2016, postgraduate students in the UK have been eligible to take …


Posted March 27, 2017

Studying a masters degree will change your life!


Thinking of studying a masters degree? It might just change your life. The facts you learn, the passions you discover, and the friends that you make along the way are …


Posted March 20, 2017

Masters in Astronomy – does it light up a career path or end in a black hole?


Do you love looking up at the stars? Have you found yourself with an aptitude for physics and keen to take it further? Studying a Masters in Astronomy is fulfilling …


Posted March 13, 2017

Why studying a masters degree will make you rich


Universities and institutions like to focus on the improving aspects of learning and expanding your mind to new ideas and opinions. Although this is important, it is not the only …


Posted Feb. 27, 2017

Postgraduate Studies Abroad: Expectation vs Reality


Deciding to study abroad is one of the most important decisions you will have made in you life so far. The truth is, living abroad is a wonderful experience, but …


Posted Feb. 21, 2017

5 Of The Highest Ranking Universities In The UK


When you’re choosing your postgraduate university in the UK, you should be aware that this is one of the most important decisions you’re making in your life. All UK universities …


Posted Feb. 10, 2017

5 Kinds Of Students You’ll Meet On A Postgrad Program In America


Studying at postgrad level brings with it a whole new set of challenges, benefits and problems, and a large part of the experience is defined by the types of people …


Posted Feb. 6, 2017

5 Ways To Keep On Track With Your Postgraduate Studies


The postgraduate experience is such an exciting one, yet many people find the prospect of directing their own learning and research (often for the first time) somewhat daunting after the …


Posted Feb. 2, 2017

Top 10 Epidemiology Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


A Masters in Epidemiology can be approached by a number of different backgrounds. A career in medicine, health administration or public policy could all benefit from specialising in epidemiology. Some …


Posted Jan. 23, 2017

Top 10 Criminal Psychology Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


A Masters in Criminal Psychology can lead to a wide variety of careers. There is a demand for this qualification in the policing and criminal justice sectors as well as …


Posted Jan. 20, 2017

Top 10 Computer Games Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


You can approach a Masters in Computer Games from a number of different angles. People from the industry in creative roles such as writing or animation along with those who …


Posted Jan. 18, 2017

Top 10 Dermatology Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


Masters in Dermatology are usually undertaken by practicing Doctors and Dentists to further specialise their career. It can also be a way to start on a PhD in Dermatology by …


Posted Jan. 16, 2017

Top 10 Fashion Design Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


Studying an MA in Fashion Design can lead to a varied career in the fashion industry. There are many postgraduate courses on offer in the creative industries and Fashion Design …


Posted Jan. 9, 2017

5 Ways To Start Building Your Career While Still At University


Being a university student is not an excuse for not preparing for your future career. What you’ll do after university years is extremely important, and you should treat this aspect …


Posted Jan. 5, 2017

Top 10 Things To Do When You’re A Postgrad Student In Swansea


As a new postgraduate student in Swansea, you're no doubt pleased with the quality of tuition you receive, and you can always rely on Postgrad.com for student welfare and accommodation …


Posted Jan. 2, 2017

New Year, New You: 4 Reasons Why You Should Study A PG Program In 2017


It is often said that the road to educational fulfillment never ends. So, you might find that you are "on the fence" in terms of pursuing a postgraduate degree in …


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