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Three myths about studying a masters – and the truth

As more people graduate from university with good degrees, the job market gets all the more competitive. One way to stand out from the crowd and attract the attention of employers is by studying for a postgraduate qualification.

However, a number of popular misconceptions can put people off from studying a masters. Here are three of the top postgraduate myths – and the reality behind them!

Myth 1: You can’t afford to study a masters

Reality: Loans of up to £10,609 are available for UK/EU nationals on the majority of our courses.

Myth 2: A masters won’t make a difference

Reality: With a masters degree, you can earn up to an estimated £5000* more a year in your postgraduate career.

* Destination of Leavers in Higher Education Survey for academic year 2016/17

Myth 3: You need a first class degree to get accepted onto a masters

Reality: You can study most of our masters courses with an undergraduate degree classification of 2:2 or higher. You don’t need to have studied the same subject before, either!

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