MastersCompare - Introduction

Welcome to our pages about all things relating to postgraduate masters courses on MastersCompare. Here you will find a series of articles that we hope will help you look for, compare and choose the postgraduate masters course that is right for you.


Looking for A Masters
Choosing your Masters Course - creating a shortlist
Comparing Masters Courses
Applying for a Masters Course
Choosing a Taught or Research Masters Course
Is a Distance Learning masters course right for me?
When to Study for a Masters Course
Choosing a NEW Masters Course
Choosing Between an Undergraduate and a Postgraduate Masters Two students, two courses, two different decisions
Attending Postgraduate Open Days
Virtual Postgraduate Open Days
Studying a work related master's course - things to consider
Postgraduate Facilities at University - what can you expect
Funding a Masters
The cost of a masters course
Postgraduate Loan Q&A
Crowdfunding your Masters Course It can be done - read this success story!
Working and studying a masters course
Studying A Masters
Using a questionnaire survey for your postgraduate dissertation
Using a Case Study for your postgraduate dissertation
Succeeding with your Master's Dissertation
How to study at a distance
Life as a Postgraduate Student
Starting your postgrad study - Settling In
Becoming a Postgraduate Student Rep
Focus on Postgraduate clubs & societies
Subject Guides
Choosing a postgraduate course in Journalism - things to consider
Business and Management
Why pursue a Master’s in Business and Management?
Ten ways an MBA can enhance your career
What to Say in MBA Applications
Postgraduate Employability

Focus on Employability - read advice articles and view our photo album for examples of how universities are helping postgraduates develop employability

Masters Student Voices
We have a range of Student Voices articles written by students about their own individual experiences of applying for and studying a masters course.
Focus On.....Postgraduate life
Our Special "Focus On...." Features highlight important aspects of postgraduate life, in conjunction with universities and students' unions, so you can see what life as a postgraduate student is really like at university and the things to look out for.

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