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Georgia to Attract More Chinese Students

August 22, 2017

Georgia hopes to attract more Chinese students in coming years and plans on seeking out students from China’s “Belt and Road Initiative.”  Learn more about how a plan to unite global economies across Asia could also be a boon to Georgia’s international student population…


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Changes to College Admissions Testing in Japan Underway for 2020

August 19, 2017

Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) announced changes to admissions policies for both public and private universities earlier this summer, according to The Japan Times. Here’s a closer look at what students can expect in the near future.


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India May Launch First Exclusive University for Low-Caste Students

August 18, 2017

Members of India’s Dalit caste may have a new avenue for higher education: an exclusive university aimed at promoting empowerment.  Learn more about this exciting project and what it will mean for India’s Dalit students.  Let’s take a closer look.


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Master of Engineering ( Information Technology/ Electronic/ Mechanical/ Petroleum Engineering )

August 22, 2017
These programs are designed to meet the needs of industry by offering young engineers the critical skills needed to be successful in an engineering career.

University of the Witwatersrand

Master of Commerce in the Field of Accounting (MCom Accounting)

August 22, 2017
The MCom programme comprises of a 50% research component and a 50% course work component. The research component is one compulsory outcome the final research report. The course work component has one compulsory module, research theory and design.

University of Houston - Victoria

Master in Higher Education Technology

August 21, 2017
Technology is a fundamental part of the way we interact with the world, and our 30-hour MEd in Educational Technology is designed to teach you how to make it an effective, integral part of the learning process.

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Why the Humanities Are More Important Than Ever

August 18, 2017

The world is fast.  Sometimes too fast.  Sometimes we need to stop.  Think.  Let an idea percolate.  Make a sound decision.  Studying the humanities gives you the skills ...


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Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Affirmative Action

August 10, 2017

The topic of affirmative action isn’t exactly a new one. But it was thrust into the spotlight again earlier this month. Wondering what all the fuss is about? Read on for everything you’ve always wanted to know about affirmative action. >


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Top 5 Books to Read Before You Study in Finland

July 21, 2017

Earlier this year we detailed seven can’t-miss Finnish movies in honor of the country’s centennial celebration. Next up as we draw closer to the 100th anniversary of Finland becoming an independent state on December 6, 1917? A round-up of five must-reads books.>

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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.