Hundreds of prospective postgraduate students are expected to descend on the University of Aberdeen next week (Wednesday November 11) as the institution hosts its third annual Postgraduate Open Day.
Enhanced careers prospects and potential higher earnings will justbe some of the benefits of postgraduate study highlighted at the eventwhich takes place at Elphinstone Hall at the University’s King’sCollege Campus from 1 — 5pm.
Visitors will be able to learn more about the vast range ofpostgraduate opportunities offered by the University which includesover 140 taught postgraduate courses, a wide selection of researchprogrammes and Continued Professional Development courses.
Talks on key topics such as postgraduate funding and the admissionsprocess will take place over the course of the day, and attendees willalso have the chance to participate in campus tours and a question andanswer session with University staff, students and alumni.
Over 2,000 students begun postgraduate studies with the Universityin October this year — an increase on last year indicating thecontinued popularity of postgraduate programmes.
Rachel Sandison, Head of Student Recruitment, University of Aberdeensaid: “The benefits of postgraduate education are evident in bothimproving career prospects and boosting future earning potential — andthis is reflected in the year on year increase in students undertakingpostgraduate studies at the University of Aberdeen.
“In the current economic climate postgraduate study is also a strongoption in providing a means for people to up skill or retrain.
“Whether you are considering undertaking a Masters which will leadyou into your chosen profession or a Continued Professional Development(CPD) course on a part time basis to enhance your current career, thePostgraduate Open Day is an opportunity to review the options availableat the University.
“The event will provide visitors with detailed insights into allaspect of postgraduate studies, from the application process through tofinances. Current and former students and key members of academicstaff from across all disciplines will also be on hand to offer crucialadvice and guidance.”
For more information on the University of Aberdeen Postgraduate Open Day visit http://www.abdn.ac.uk/pgopenday/ or contact Student Recruitment and Admissions on 01224 272090 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org .