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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 and insight.

Postgraduate programmes are highly specialised, with a greater focus on independent study and self-directed learning. Courses are also more likely to include external placements or internships as well as substantial research projects or practical excercises. Our advice will help you manage the transition into more advanced work.

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 differences between a Bachelors and a Masters degree, with advice for students making the transition

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Making the most of a Masters

How do you make sure that another year (or more) of university is really worth it? Our guide explains how to get more from a Masters and boost your CV.

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Postgraduate study with a disability

Plenty of students succeed at postgraduate level whilst managing a disability or other condition. Our guide explains your rights and offers some advice.

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Masters dissertation advice

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

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