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Finding a Masters

The articles here will help you make the right decision about postgraduate study, whether that means choosing between qualifications, or making the most of resources like rankings and study fairs.

We've also taken a look at the value of Masters study and examined career prospects.

Finally, whatever questions you have about postgraduate study, we’ve done our best to put together some helpful answers in our postgraduate FAQ.

What is a Masters?

Our guide introduces the different levels and varieties of postgraduate study and explains how advanced degree programmes work.

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Why study a Masters?

Learn about the benefits of postgraduate education and make sure you're considering a Masters for the right reasons.

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Types of Masters

Which postgraduate course is right for you? We've explained a range of Masters degrees and other qualifications.

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Masters FAQs

Got a more specific question about postgraduate study? Our Masters degree FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) can help.

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Applying for a Masters

Masters applications don't usually use UCAS or similar services. This guide offers advice on personal statements and references.

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Postgraduate interviews

Interviews can be an important part of the postgraduate application process. Our guide explains what to expect and how to prepare.

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Entry requirements

What do you need to gain admission to a postgraduate course? Our guide explains typical requirements.

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Masters with a 2.2 or 3rd

Worried your undergraduate degree result might prevent you studying a Masters? It might not.

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Postgraduate rankings

The latest university rankings can be a useful resource for postgraduate study, if you know what to look at.

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Modes of study

Postgraduate courses often have flexible learning options. We've explained how part-time and distance learning Masters work.

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Postgraduate employability

We've explained how a Masters might boost your career prospects, increase your earnings or help you enter new professions.

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The value of a Masters

Our guide examines how employers view Masters degrees, with advice on 'selling' your extra qualifications in the job market.

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Postgraduate advice blogs

There are plenty of articles about finding and applying for a Masters degree on our busy postgraduate blog.

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Masters study fairs

Postgraduate study fairs (such as our own) are a chance to have your questions about Masters study answered.

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