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The 2012 Guide to Postgraduate Study is THE guide for anyone considering enrolling in fourth level education over the coming year. Packed with helpful editorial; profiles of Irish universities, ITs and colleges; and informative introductions to postgraduate options in the UK and further afield; the Guide is essential for helping you choose the right postgraduate option.
Whether you are currently a third level student and want to know what your options for further study are, or a working professional with ambitions toward improving your work performance and career prospects by way of a quality postgraduate qualification, then this is the Guide for you.
The 2012 Guide features far more editorial content than any previous edition - nearly 50 articles are provided that cover a variety of topics, from pervasive 4th level issues such as Career Advancement through Postgraduate Study, to subject-specific pieces such as as a detailed examination of the hugely popular MBA (Master of Business Administration) award.
Our editorial team is committed to bringing you the most up to date and detailed information in a clear and cogent style, that allows you to formulate a well-informed decision regarding your fourth level future.
The opening section of the Guide is a selection of articles that focus on areas that are of interest to all who are considering a postgraduate course: Career Prospects & Postgraduate Study, Part-time Postgraduate Study, Funding, The Application Process, Conversion Courses, Distance Learning, Taught v Research Options, Postgraduate Options in the UK and further afield.
The second section is a comprehensive directory of profiles of postgraduate course providers, including universities, institutes of technology and private colleges.
The third section of the Guide consists of 30 in depth articles and accompanying student case studies in the following subject areas: Arts & Humanities, Business & Law, Computing & IT, Creative Arts, Education, Health & Medical, Science & Engineering.
A complete directory of all useful resources is available at the back of the Guide
Distribution of the Guide
The 2012 Guide to Postgraduates Study will be distributed to students in Irish 3rd level institutions as well as via careers offices, bookstores, libraries, international book fairs. It is also aimed particularly at mature students (post-experience) and international students wishing to study in Ireland.
Besides being available to purchase on Bookstore.ie, a free online version will be available to view and download at www.postgradguide.ie