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How can a postgraduate degree benefit my career?

Postgraduate study has many benefits, including:

  • Enhanced employability- over 300,000 students graduate with an undergraduate degree each year in the UK. A postgraduate degree can help you stand out from the crowd in an increasingly competitive and crowded jobs market
  • Career progression- a postgraduate qualification can equip you with additional skills and experience to transfer into the workplace
  • Intellectual reward- if you're passionate about a particular subject area and want to broaden your knowledge, a postgraduate degree may be for you
  • Change direction- want a change of subject area from your undergraduate degree? A conversion course from Swansea University could help you change the direction of your studies and/or your career

How can Swansea University help me?

From the moment you arrive, specialist staff in the Swansea Employability Academy will help you plan and prepare for your future. They will help you identify and develop skills that will enable you to make the most of your postgraduate degree and enhance your career options. Services on offer include:

  • One-to-one guidance on job searching
  • CV writing and interview preparation workshops
  • Short-term work placements
  • The Swansea Employability Award
  • College specific employability initiatives

Many of our postgraduate courses are accredited by professional bodies, ensuring that your final qualification is recognised by employers.