Postgraduate study: Get a job and earn more

Is it worth spending another few years at college? An advanced degree can help a graduate become more employable and earn a higher salary

All international and local research shows higher levels of education increase your employability as well as your salary

All international and local research shows higher levels of education increase your employability as well as your salary

Young people throughout the EU are the biggest cohort of victims of the current economic crisis. Their rate of unemployment ranges from mid-20 per cent to up to 50 per cent in many southern European economies. Within this, the levels of unemployment decrease at every stage of educational attainment and salaries increase.

The higher your standard of education, the more chance you have of getting a job and of being paid well in it. That’s a very strong argument in favour of continuing your educational journey to postgraduate level and beyond.

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