Deciding whether to pursue a Masters, PhD or other postgraduate course can be a important decision. You need to decide if a post-grad qualification will enhance your personal career prospects. Generally speaking graduates earn more from undertaking a postgraduate course.
Many students believe that undertaking a postgraduate course will automatically improve their career prospects but this will only apply if it directly enhances your specific field of interest. In other words you need to make sure that the area you study is the area that you want to work in to receive the full benefit. Tethering your Masters with work experience will give your CV the strongest advantage.
Some of the reasons you may choose to continue education can include:
You should not decide to continue with further study based on the below reasons:
Types of further study
There are two types of study modes applicants can choose from for graduate studies; full-time or part-time. There are also two types of graduate studies for the Master’s Degree levels; research or coursework. There are two intakes per year for most courses, usually in January and August.
To find out more about the latest graduate courses available please visit the graduates section of the UBD website.
Applying for further study
Interested candidates are required to apply online through the new Online Admissions Application System (OASys)
Here are some tips below to help you when making an application: