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Finding a Masters

With so many options available to today’s students, choosing a Masters may seem tricky. The articles in this section can help you make the best decisions for you, whether that means picking the right course type, or making the most of resources like university rankings and postgraduate events.

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

Finally, whatever questions you have about postgraduate study, we’ve done our best to put together some helpful answers in our postgraduate FAQ. After all, helping students find a Masters is what we do!

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?

Here you can read about the purpose (and 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 compared different Masters, including MA and MSc courses, as well as PGCert and PGDip programmes.

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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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Postgraduate rankings

Our guide explains how you can use university rankings for postgraduate study, with advice on the Times Higher Education, QS and ARWU tables.

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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 and offered 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. We've explained how they work.

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