An increasing number of students consider postgraduate or further study as an option. When you are thinking about what to do next why not look in to what you could gain by undertaking further study. Students choose this option for many different reasons. For example to:
- Develop specialist expertise in an aspect of your first degree subject
- Change direction into a new subject area and develop some new skills
- Enter a profession, for example, teaching, social work or law for which a postgraduate course is essential
- Enhance your employment prospects in areas where specialist knowledge is needed
- Move on from your HND, Access Course etc. to gain further qualifications
This section provides further information to help you explore the courses available, find out how to apply and look at possible sources of funding. Once you have done some initial research you can get further advice by talking through your plans with a careers adviser.