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Studying a Masters

What's postgraduate study actually like? How do you you know what to expect from your course? And will it be that much harder than undergraduate study? The articles here will provide some answers.

We've explained key features of postgraduate-level programmes, such as the Masters dissertation, and put together some tips for getting as much as possible out of further study.

We've also looked at specific topics such as managing a disability or illness during your degree.

Undergraduate to postgraduate

Our guide explains the key differences between a Bachelors and a Masters degree, with advice on managing the transition.

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Making the most of a Masters

Be sure another year (or more) of university is worth it: our guide explains how to get the most from postgraduate study.

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Postgraduate study with a disability

Many postgraduate students succeed whilst managing a disability or other condition. We've put together some resources.

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The Masters dissertation

Most Masters include a dissertation or similar project. Our guide explains what's involved, plus some useful tips.

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Postgraduate accommodation

To succeed on a Masters you'll need somewhere to study. Our guide explains the accommodation available for postgraduates.

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Postgraduate internships

Internships and work placements can help enhance a postgraduate course and prepare you for future work.

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Masters degree grades

Masters degrees are assessed and classified using a slightly different system to undergraduate degrees.

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Student stories

Visit our blog to read student stories and find out what studying a Masters has been like for other postgraduates.

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