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Postgraduate & 4th Level Education: Postgrad courses offer springboard to new jobs

Employability and career progression remain two of the key drivers for those undertaking postgraduate studies, writes Margaret O'Brien.

9th March, 2014

The employability factor is borne out by the continued popularity of postgraduate conversion courses that many students regard as a valuable investment in their future.

Conversion courses allow students to explore a vocational field and thereby develop a more specific skills set to help them improve their job prospects or facilitate a career change. Over the last five years more students have taken places on postgraduate courses across Ireland than ever before. However, there is...

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