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How to apply for a Master's: a step-by-step guide

A Master’s degree can help you refine your career goals as you immerse yourself in a subject you're passionate about. You’ll develop skills highly valued by employers in your chosen discipline and apply your ideas and experience to your studies. If that sounds like the next step you want to take,...

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Can I do a Master's with a 2:2?

Many students might make the mistake of thinking getting a 2.2 means they can't do a Master's. However, this isn't always the case. If you've received a lower class degree and you're interested in postgraduate study, read our blog to find answers to your burning questions. It's natural to feel like...

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Undergraduate and Postgraduate: What is the Difference?

If you're interested in studying a postgraduate degree but keen to know how it may differ from your undergraduate studies, look no further. In this blog post we've compared both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and explored the key differences.  In this blog post... What is an undergraduate...

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Meet our in-house Careers Team

Did you know that here at Newcastle we have a huge student-facing department entirely dedicated to helping you prepare for the job market and achieve your dreams? We met with some of the team and asked them for their Careers Service highlights. Our Careers Service Information Officers, Careers...

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How are Master's Degrees Graded?

Whether you're interested in a Master's, you're already studying towards a Master's, or perhaps you're just curious - read our blog post on how Master's degrees are graded. 

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Can Master's Students Join Societies?

So much is said about the social aspect of university for Undergraduate students, but what about Postgraduate students? Read our blog post by Museum Master's student Sakshi, as she explains whether Master's students can join societies. 

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What is Online Learning?

Everybody seems to be talking about online learning, but what does it actually mean? And are there any good things about studying online? Find out in our latest blog post. 

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This is How to Write a Personal Statement for a Master's

In theory, a personal statement should be easy. But we understand how hard it is to put pen to paper. Read our latest blog by postgraduate student, Kristina, on how to write a personal statement when applying for your Master's.  It can be tricky to put down in words why you should be accepted on a...

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How to Write a Research Proposal for a Master's Degree

Unsure how to start your research proposal? Read below our top tips from Banking and Finance student, Nelly, on how to structure your proposal and make sure it's a strong, formative foundation to build your dissertation. It's understandable if the proposal part of your dissertation feels like a...

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Taught vs. Research Master's: What's the Difference?

Read our blog by Master's student, Hannah, to find out the difference between the types of Master's degrees, and how to choose the right one for you. Because Hannah's blog was written before the global pandemic, some aspects of the experiences she describes may be different while Covid-19...

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