We know that you have questions, and we'll answer all of them in due time. For now, below is a list of frequently as questions that might answer some of your questions.
Will taking a postgraduate qualification help my career?
That depends on the job path you choose to take. Some research-based occupations call for you to have completed a postgraduate course with a heavy research component. In other circumstances, a postgraduate course may be viewed as evidence of your dedication to a specialty or as a means of advancing toward professional accreditation, such as that of a chartered engineer. But regardless of the situation, you must have the necessary skills and dedication on your part in addition to the required credentials.
I’m completing my undergraduate studies. How different will it be if I study at postgraduate level?
Most postgraduate courses last around a year to complete, which is often shorter than undergraduate degrees. They require more specialized knowledge, therefore you will need to put in more effort and research.
Can I study part-time at postgraduate level, or by distance learning?
There are part-time postgraduate courses available; many credentials offer this choice so you can continue working while you study. The cost of a part-time course is cheaper for each year of study, but if the course lasts longer, the overall cost may increase. Another and perhaps less expensive option is distant learning for education.
What are the fees for postgraduate degrees?
- What you pay will be determined by the duration of the course, its perceived quality and reputation, its level, and how much it costs the university to manage.
- A doctorate tends to cost more than a master's.
- Go to programmes of study to see the fees for the course of your interest
Can I get help with funding?
Always check to see if the institution, private companies or organizations, or a government agency like
a charity, are offering grants, bursaries, scholarships, or sponsorship options for your course.
Can I study at postgraduate level without going to university or without a first degree?
Without attending a university, one can pursue postgraduate study because some businesses, professional associations, and a small number of further education colleges offer postgraduate programs as well. You may be able to enroll in a postgraduate program in a few instances even without a first degree if you can demonstrate your subject-matter expertise..
What can I do to increase my chances of getting onto a postgraduate course?
You need to take time to write your application. But before you get to that stage, it’s essential to find a course that matches your skills and your needs. If you’re not certain which postgraduate programme is right for you, research the possibilities and think about your requirements (as well as those of the university) before making your final shortlist.