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Rihanna Launches Global Scholarship Program

May 27, 2016

Pop star Rihanna is making headlines, but this time, it's not about the music. The singer recently launched a scholarship program that will give students the chance to earn a bachelor's degree in the US. Read on to find out how you could earn a scholarship from the Clara Lionel Foundation – bu…


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British Council Ranks Germany and Malaysia Highest for International Education

May 24, 2016

Countries around the world are working hard to improve their international education presence. But which countries provide the best service to international students, and what makes those countries stand out above the rest? The British Council conducted a study earlier this year, and their findings …


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New Israeli-China Partnerships Abound

May 20, 2016

The establishment of overseas campuses continues to represent new opportunities for growth-minded universities. Israel’s higher education institutions are the latest to get in on the action, with China as a major focus area. Let’s take a closer look at the trend, along with highlighting …


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Siberian Federal University

Master in Applied Computing in Engineering and Science

May 30, 2016
Siberian Federal University (School of Space and Information Technologies) offers English-taught Master's Degree Program “Applied Computing in Engineering and Science”.

UTH Florida University

Master in Business & Marketing

May 29, 2016
The Master in Business & Marketing program develops in particular the areas of general management and marketing. Special emphasis is placed in marketing and the components necessary to develop a market strategy such as product development, pricing, market analysis, advertising, promotion, sales force management and brand management.

Plymouth State University

Master in TESOL

May 26, 2016
The Master of Education (MEd) in Language Education program brings students up to date on the latest practices, programs, and changes in education laws.

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Avoid These Six Common Interview Mistakes

May 26, 2016

Congratulations! You have a big interview lined up for an exciting job prospect. But there's one more thing you need to do...don't mess it up. Here are six of the most common mistakes candidates make ...


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Seven STEM Wonders of the Museum World

May 18, 2016

Today is International Museum Day (IMD), a day to celebrate museums and all that they have to offer. Museums around the world mark the day with special exhibits and exciting events aimed at educating the public about the important role museums play in society. But if you think that museums are only ...>


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The Pros of Getting a Master's Degree Abroad

May 12, 2016

If you've just finished your undergraduate without ever studying abroad, it's not too late! Most students think that studying abroad is only for bachelor's degrees, but earning a post-graduate degree at a foreign institution is both possible and beneficial. Here's why.>

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Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a graduate degree that prepares students for advancement in a variety of business settings, from entrepreneurship and small business to international corporations. Both business students and other professionals planning to move into management or leadership positions will benefit from taking an MBA. Core courses focus on finance, human resources, management, business law and ethics and, while some MBA programs are general in nature, others specialize in areas such as finance, hospitality, international business or aviation. Many schools offer part-time studies, online courses or distance learning. Graduates of MBA programs typically command higher salaries and move more quickly into management positions in all types of industries.

Executive MBA (EMBA) is a masters degree in business intended for experienced mid- and senior-level professionals. EMBA programs provide students with the specific knowledge and tools they need to advance their careers, whether in their current industry or another. EMBA students include everyone from engineers to entrepreneurs, and each brings a unique perspective to the classroom. EMBA programs usually allow students to continue working full time while they study, and some employers may even assist with tuition. EMBA courses provide a strong foundation in disciplines such as finance, marketing and accounting, while focusing on leadership training and specialized topics such as strategic thinking and globalization. EMBA programs are perfect for professionals who want to advance their education and career without taking significant time away from work, and EMBA graduates are highly sought after for executive-level positions.

Masters degree is a postgraduate degree that provides students with the next level of specialized knowledge in a particular academic discipline. Master degrees are available in nearly every academic discipline, from aeronautical engineering to zoology. In addition to traditional full-time studies, many master’s programs are offered part-time, online or as distance learning programs. Most master degrees are awarded as either a Master of Art (MA) or a Master of Science (MSc) but some institutions offer specialized degrees as well, such as Master of Engineering (MEng). Anyone interested in gaining additional expertise in their profession will benefit from taking a masters degree, as academic coursework can often help fill gaps in specialized knowledge that can take many years of workforce experience to gain. Students with master’s degrees often have an advantage as they progress in their careers, since the degree indicates a commitment to their chosen profession. A masters degree is also often a stepping-stone to additional studies at the doctoral level.

LLM is a Master of Laws degree recognized throughout the world. The degree usually takes about a year to complete and studies are focused in one area of law such as environmental law or international law. In most countries, students must already have a law degree to be eligible for an LLM program, as obtaining an LLM by itself does not qualify one to practice law. Law firms that specialize in certain areas or have an international client base often seek graduates of LLM programs because they already have the skills needed to practice law in a given environment.

PhD, or Doctor of Philosophy, is the highest degree awarded and indicates that a person has reached the top of their profession academically. A PhD can be obtained in just about any academic discipline and usually requires significant research and a dissertation on an original and highly specialized topic. Most PhD programs require at least some in-residence studies and can take several years. Many PhD students study full time, but part time, online and distance learning programs are increasingly available. Many international programs are now taught in English as well. Although traditionally graduates with PhDs have pursued academic or research careers, many are now highly sought after by businesses for their specialized knowledge, especially industries that rely heavily on engineering and technical skills.

Specialized courses are available for those interested in lifelong learning or wanting to expand their knowledge in a particular area without pursuing a degree. Courses include individual short courses on specialized topics and certificate programs that usually require only 2-4 courses to complete. Courses usually focus on practical application so students can put their knowledge to work immediately. Although many courses are taught in residence, others are also available online or via distance learning. Short courses taught in residence are normally compressed into a short period, typically 1-2 weeks, while online courses can often be completed at a student's own pace. Regardless of the delivery technique, these courses offer a quick way to learn about a new topic or to update rusty skills. As both students and employers benefit from short courses and certificates, many students may find their employers willing to help with tuition.

Universities, colleges, business schools and technical institutes are available all over the world for postgraduate studies in every academic discipline imaginable. Although most postgraduate programs are taught in the native language where an institution is located, many postgraduate programs are now offered in English and other popular languages making it easier for students to study abroad. Studying abroad allows students to select the best programs in their academic discipline, exposes them to new languages and cultures, and provides valuable experience for those seeking employment in multinational corporations.