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Factors to Consider When Deciding to Obtain a Postgraduate Qualification

Aceme Nyika
from: Postgraduate Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for PhD and Master's Students and their Supervisors (Author: Aceme Nyika). Caister Academic Press, U.K. (2018) Pages: 1-8.


As national economies across the world are increasingly becoming knowledge-driven, it is imperative that people should equip themselves with educational qualifications that are important in their fields of specialisation. Whereas a few decades ago it was probably adequate to have an undergraduate degree, nowadays competition for jobs is getting so tight that postgraduate qualifications are becoming a necessity. Consequently, most countries are making concerted efforts to encourage their citizens to continue with their education beyond undergraduate level. This article unpacks some pertinent factors surrounding postgraduate qualifications and highlights the importance of developing a clear roadmap before embarking on postgraduate studies read more ...
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