Postgrad & 4th Level: The power of postgraduate study

Postgraduate study is now considered a necessity for progress in many professions.

11th March, 2012
Postgrad & 4th Level: The power of postgraduate study
PhD research programmes have increased by 65 per cent since 2006/07.

Postgraduate study is now considered a necessity for progress in many professions.

According to the HEA Key Facts and Figures 2010/11 report, the majority of full-time postgraduates in Ireland are enrolled on social sciences, business and law courses.

For full-time postgraduate students, science is the next largest field of study, with more than 20 per cent of enrolments, while for part-time students, health and welfare is the next largest field of study with more than 25...

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