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Studying a Masters

In this section you can learn what it’s actually like to study a Masters. Whether you’re wondering what to expect from a Masters degree, or trying to find out more about specific aspects of postgraduate study (such as your dissertation), the articles here should help you.

We’ve even included a few tips for current postgraduate students trying to make the most of their Masters course.

  • Undergraduate to Postgraduate

    If you’re a current student, you’ll probably have questions about making the transition from undergraduate to postgraduate study. How different is it? What will classes be like? Is it actually that much harder? Will I still have time to go to the pub? Our guide will help provide the answers to these (and other) important questions about studying a Masters degree.

  • The Masters Dissertation

    Almost all Masters degrees end with a research dissertation, or similar independent project. If you’ve completed an undergraduate dissertation (or ‘long essay’) you may have some idea of what to expect at the postgraduate level, but our guide will answer any questions you have about this most challenging – and exciting! – part of a Masters degree.

  • Masters Dissertation Tips

    If you’re a prospective student our top tips may help give you a sense of what’s involved in doing a postgraduate dissertation. Or, if you’re a current student getting ready for your research project. . . well, no one said we can’t offer a bit of advice for your Masters as well as helping you find it.

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