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Postgraduate study offers a variety of career benefits:
Your decision should be based on:
You can study at a postgraduate level by coursework, research, or a combination.
Coursework is most beneficial if you are changing, advancing your career, or meeting professional requirements.
Traditionally, research study has been viewed as a pathway to a research or academic career. Increasingly employers are seeking research skills in the workplace.
Consider your lifestyle and commitments, as well as why you are undertaking postgraduate study, to ensure the course is right for you.
Many universities offer flexible study methods including on-campus, off-campus, online, part-time and full-time. The structure of postgraduate education varies between different institutions.
|Qualification title||Usual study period (full-time)||Study methods|
|Doctoral Degree (Ph.D)
||3 to 4 years