Gaining an advanced degree can help a graduate become more employable and earn a higher salary
Good rates of employment, a boom in computer science: after weathering the storm of recession, the postgraduate sector is getting back to normal
An MBA is a stepping stone to a management role in business. They are expensive and very hard work, but they remain a qualification that will make employers sit up and pay attention.
There’s lots of advice for those starting college life, but there’s no survival guide for postgraduates – until now
Increasing numbers of arts and humanities graduates are taking courses in using digital media to power their creative development
Although the interview process may be less formal, applicants for postgraduate courses still need to be prepared. Here are some tips for tipping the balance in your favour
With UK universities hiking prices, Irish graduates are opting to study though English in Holland, Scandinavia and Eastern Europe
More than half of all undergraduates now go on to postgraduate study and there are plenty of courses to choose from
Forget the inspirational teachers and creative encouragement that many writers experienced at school. Playwright Frank McGuinness recalls a schooling in the 1950s and 60s that sickens his stomach, and ‘beat the lining out of any love for exploring the intricacies of language’
Educate Together needs to discriminate: First come, first served favours the local and the clued-in
It starts with ‘that’s so gay’ in the playground and can end with physical abuse – so will the new policies on homophobic bullying make schools safer places for LGBT students?
Postgraduate research is not always targeted at academia
A sampling of postgrad courses across a range of disciplines
Architects bring design skills to Transition Year students learning about home, school and community
André McLeod is an 18-year-old repeat Leaving Cert student and one of about 2,600 to sit the HPat exam for undergraduate medical entry last Saturday. He shared the pressure in the lead up to the test
Fees or no fees, industry wants a financial stake in higher education. What does it mean for the sector as more money comes with corporate strings attached?
Universities find it hard to persuade wealthy donors to put their names on buildings
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