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UK postgraduate study that suits your needs
The wide range of UK postgraduate courses gives you great flexibility. You can start by enrolling on a postgraduate diploma course (PG Dip), then transfer to a master's degree, or begin by taking an MRes (master of research), which could lead on to a PhD. It's up to you.
How long is a UK postgraduate degree?
Full-time postgraduate courses in the UK vary from one year to four years, depending on the type of course you choose:
• One-year courses: Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma, most Master's degrees, MBAs
• Two-year courses: Some master's degrees
• Three to four-year courses: PhDs, New Route PhDs
Which degrees are available?
• Postgraduate certificate or diploma (PG Cert/Dip)
Postgraduate certificates and diplomas are one-year taught postgraduate courses that don't usually involve research. They're often accepted as professional qualifications, giving you a fantastic head start in your chosen career. Look for PG Cert and PG Dip courses in the course finder. (internal link)
• Taught master's (MA, MSc, LLM, Med, etc.)
Taught master's courses generally last for one year and consist of two elements. You'll complete a number of modules (attending lectures and seminars, writing essays and taking examinations) and produce a dissertation from original research. Look for taught master's courses in the course finder. (internal link)
• Research master's (MRes, MPhil).
On a master's degree by research in the UK, you won't typically attend lectures; instead you'll devote the entire year to research. Your final grade will be determined by the quality of your dissertation. Look for Research master's degrees in the course finder. (internal link)
• Master of Business Administration (MBA)
An MBA is a specialist business taught master's course that will give you a real step up the managerial ladder. It's the best-known and most popular postgraduate qualification. Look for MBA courses in the course finder. (internal link)
• Doctorate (PhD)
A PhD, also know as a doctorate, takes three to four years to complete, during which time you'll be working on a single research project. In your final year, you'll be asked to present a dissertation of approximately 100,000 words. New Route PhDs include taught elements as well as a research project and give you the opportunity to undertake interdisciplinary study. Look for PhDs and New Route PhDs in the course finder. (internal link)