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Postgraduate Education

Poisoning, death of Fudan student recalls disturbing case of Zhu Ling

The strange and tragic death by poisoning of a postgraduate student - possibly by his room-mate - at a prestigious university in Shanghai last week prompted editorials across the nation.

Sunday, 21 April, 2013, 4:56am

Record 1.8m postgrad hopefuls sit national entrance exams

A record 1.8 million students across China spent the first week of the new year taking the National Entrance Examinations for Postgraduates, state media reported on Sunday.

7 Jan 2013 - 5:49pm

Consultants help steer students to the right course

With more tertiary education options than ever before, the decision-making process of selecting an undergraduate or postgraduate programme or education institution can be complex and confusing.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Brave new world of academia

Traditionally, programmes leading to a Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy have been regarded as the pathway to an academic career, but growing competition means academic positions are harder to come by. Instead, graduates are advised to look to a wider array of options.

14 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Chinese fuel US demand

International student numbers in America hit a record high last year, driven by a 30 per cent increase in Chinese enrolment. There are now nearly 128,000 Chinese students in the US, making up more than 18 per cent of the country's international student population.

14 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Managing time is vital

A master's level qualification is fast becoming essential for anyone with hopes of reaching the highest rungs of their profession. The choices available continue to multiply, as institutions respond to demand and see the chance to boost Hong Kong as a regional centre for postgraduate education.

18 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Professionals learn to master English

English is commonly accepted as the international language of business. With globalisation comes a growing need for people across the world to use the language professionally in the workplace. City University's department of English offers a master of arts in English for specific purposes to train qualified and proficient users of the language.

23 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Malaysia's study solution

With final exams for her undergraduate degree just weeks away, Edith MacIntyre was thrilled to receive a conditional offer to begin master's studies at the University of Malaysia in July.

1 May 2009 - 12:00am

Courses at a glance

A selection of master's courses in education, business and finance


Master of Education, faculty of education, University of Hong Kong

14 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

American dream continues to lure students

The spiralling world economy may have taken some of the gloss off the world's leading industrial nation, but the United States' position as the premier destination for international postgraduates remains intact.

15 Nov 2008 - 12:00am