With so much competition in today’s job market, many students consider doing a Master’s Degree before launching themselves into their career. Those graduates who are already working may also consider obtaining a Master’s with a view to boosting their career prospects – and their salary
But do Master’s Degrees really help with you move up the career ladder?
How many people study for a master’s?
There were 566,555 students enrolled in post graduate programmes during 2017/2018, an increase from 551,595 the previous year.
Of these, 284,620 obtained a postgraduate qualification such as a Masters Degree or PhD (source: HESA). With the majority of students under 25, it would seem that most move directly from their undergraduate degree to a master’s.
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