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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.

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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.

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The Masters dissertation

Most Masters programmes include a dissertation or similar independent project. Our guide explains what's involved.

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Dissertation tips

Looking for a bit of help with your Masters project? Our quick tips will help you get (and stay) on track.

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Student voices

Want to know what a Masters is really like? There are a wide range of student stories and experiences on our blog.

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Postgraduate study with a disability

Many postgraduate students succeed whilst managing a disability or other condition.

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