Postgraduate prospects highlighted at Open Day

Postgraduate prospects highlighted at Open Day

Hundreds of prospective postgraduate students are expected to descend on the University of Aberdeen on Wednesday (November 9) as the institution hosts its annual Postgraduate Open Day.

Enhanced career prospects and potential higher earnings will be just some of the benefits of postgraduate study highlighted at the event which takes place at Elphinstone Hall at the University’s King’s College Campus from 11am – 3pm.

Visitors will be able to learn more about the vast range of postgraduate opportunities offered by the University which include more than 150 taught postgraduate courses, a wide selection of research programmes and Continued Professional Development courses.

Talks on key topics such as postgraduate funding and the admissions process will take place over the course of the day, and attendees will also have the chance to participate in campus tours of the historic King’s campus, state-of-the-art new library and the Olympic standard Aberdeen Sports Village.

Those attending will also receive a welcome pack which includes a 2Gb USB memory stick containing information on programmes, funding, details on how to apply as well as other useful information relating to Postgraduate Study.

Rachel Sandison, Director of Marketing, Student Recruitment & Alumni Relations, University of Aberdeen said: “In the current economic climate postgraduate study is also a strong option in providing a means for people to up skill or retrain.

“Whether you are considering undertaking a Masters which will lead you into your chosen profession or a Continued Professional Development (CPD) course on a part time basis to enhance your current career, the Postgraduate Open Day is an opportunity to review the options available at the University.

“The event will provide visitors with detailed insights into all aspect of postgraduate studies, from the application process through to finance.  Current and former students and key members of academic staff from across all disciplines will also be on hand to offer crucial advice 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 sras@abdn.ac.uk .

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