Will a postgraduate degree further your career?

Will a postgraduate degree further your career?

There are as many reasons to do a postgraduate degree as there are postgraduate options. Whether you are fresh from undergraduate studies, looking to advance your skills or to change career, a postgraduate degree can have many benefits. The big question is: do you need one? Postgraduate studies will give you an increased level of […]

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MSc Data Science and Analytics: What this Masters Entails

MSc Data Science and Analytics: What this Masters Entails

MSc in Data Analytics teaches you how to implement data and analytics. This is very important for a number of industries. This is because good data analysis can give a business a huge advantage over rivals. In addition, it allows a company to glean insights into consumer behaviour, or predict what customers may want. What […]

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Planning a career change? A conversion course may be the answer

Planning a career change? A conversion course may be the answer

Think of changing career or upskilling? If you need to change or add to your skillset, a conversion course may be the best way to proceed. Here we explain what conversion courses are to help you decide if this is the right choice for you. What is a conversion course? A conversions course is a […]

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The MBA Application Process

The MBA Application Process

The MBA application process is rigorous. To gain a place on an course, prospective students will need a degree and work experience as well as an essay and more. We look at the process here. Undergraduate Degree You will need an undergraduate degree. This does not necessarily have to be a degree in business or […]

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What is an MBA?

What is an MBA?

A Masters in Business Administration is a postgraduate qualification which is highly sought after by working professionals. An MBA is a route to a promotion, higher salary, building your professional reputation and even managing your own business. Therefore it is popular and also has worldwide recognition. Before you commit to doing an MBA, you should […]

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Funding an MBA

Funding an MBA

Anyone interested in going for an MBA program or any other program related to the Masters in Business Administration should be ready to pay a high price.  Funding for MBA programmes can be very difficult to find, compared to what pertains in other disciplines. If you want to enrol on a full-time MBA, for example, you […]

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Digital Humanities: an exciting field for postgraduate study

Digital Humanities: an exciting field for postgraduate study

Digital humanities is one of the most exciting new academic fields. In brief, this is an area of scholarship where humanities and technology intersects, such as by using digital tools in humanities research work. Anyone undertaking a digital humanities postgraduate degree will use both humanities research and data-intensive computational methodologies. The combination of the two […]

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Education doesn’t end with a postgrad: the importance of lifelong learning

Education doesn’t end with a postgrad: the importance of lifelong learning

Lifelong learning, upskilling and continuous professional development are more important than ever before. Business and technologies are changing. As a result, it has become crucial for employees to upskill. You may have thought you were through with learning once you finished formal education, but it is unlikely to be the case. An educated workforce attracts […]

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Chartered surveyors: Insights from the SCSI Salary and Benefits Report

Chartered surveyors: Insights from the SCSI Salary and Benefits Report

If you are considering a career as a chartered surveyor, you may be curious about the rewards and benefits. We have the answers! In 2016, the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland surveyed its members across all disciplines. The SCSI Salary and Benefits Report is a comprehensive salary survey for those working within property and construction. […]

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Learning a second language will give you a competitive edge

Learning a second language will give you a competitive edge

Being able to speak a second language is like having a precious commodity. In recent years, the demand has surged for employees with foreign language skills. Ireland could do better in the multilingualism stakes. The vast majority – over ninety percent – of people in Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Slovenia and Sweden can […]

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Postgraduate Courses in Entrepreneurship

Postgraduate Courses in Entrepreneurship

Can you teach someone to be an entrepreneur? Irish third-level institutions seem to think so. Colleges increasingly offer courses in entrepreneurship. In addition, many offer start-up workshops and summer programmes for students seeking to start their own companies. Whether or not students go on to start their own businesses, the skills associated with entrepreneurship, such […]

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Will online learning and technology replace attending college?

Will online learning and technology replace attending college?

Over the last few years, e-learning options have significantly grown. In addition, more and more people are choosing to study this way whether or not they have access to colleges and education providers. It seems likely that the demand for e-learning will only continue to grow. This may happen alongside traditional education. However, it is […]

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Postgrad FAQs: postgraduate students most common questions

Postgrad FAQs: postgraduate students most common questions

If you are considering postgraduate study, you probably have questions – generally lots of questions. We have collected some of the most common questions postgrad students have, as well as answers, to help you make the right decision. Do I need a postgraduate degree? The easy, but not very helpful answer is it depends. For […]

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Should you convert? Your guide to postgraduate conversion courses

Should you convert? Your guide to postgraduate conversion courses

Once you have finished your undergraduate degree, there are a number of issues to consider. Do a postgraduate degree or look for work? Continue with your undergraduate field or consider one of the many conversion courses available? A postgrad degree can give you an advantage in the jobs market. But a postgrad in a field […]

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Choosing a university for your postgraduate degree

Choosing a university for your postgraduate degree

Choosing a university is a big deal. As a postgrad student you’ve already done it at least once. It is not necessarily any easier the second time! When you decide to do a postgraduate course you may wonder whether to continue your education with your existing university or head off for fresh pastures. However, it […]

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Springboard+ courses for graduates and employed people

Springboard+ courses for graduates and employed people

Springboard+ courses are one of Ireland’s most important education initiatives for unemployed people. Springboard+ offers 5,855 free places on 181 courses to help unemployed people return to education and find highly paid jobs. The courses are at certificate, degree and master’s levels. These are all in areas where there are plenty of jobs. However, Springboard+ […]

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