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Doing A Masters Degree – What's Postgraduate Study Like?

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.

Masters Degree Grades and Assessments

This page explains how Masters grades and degree classifications work, including information on the different UK, ECTS and GPA systems.

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Differences Between Undergraduate and Postgraduate Study

How do Bachelors and Masters courses differ? We’ve covered the main differences you’ll encounter when making the transition from undergrad to postgrad study.

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Researching and Writing a Masters Dissertation

All Masters programmes include some form of extended individual project or dissertation. This guide covers how to structure a Masters dissertation, word count, how the work is assessed and what you should expect from your dissertation supervisor.

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What is the Difference Between an MA and an MSc?

The MA and the MSc are two of the most widely-offered postgraduate qualifications in the world, but how to they compare?

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Is a Second Masters Degree Worth It?

Thinking of returning to postgraduate study? We take a look at the pros and cons of a second Masters degree in this guide.

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Studying a Masters Part Time – A Guide

Interested in studying part-time for a Masters degree? Read our guide to how part-time postgraduate study works, with advice on working during a Masters

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Last updated: 08 March 2021