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 (pōst-grăj′o͞o-ĭt, -āt′)
Of, relating to, or pursuing advanced study after graduation from high school or college.
One who is engaged in postgraduate study.


(pəʊstˈɡrædjʊɪt) ,




1. (Education) a student who has obtained a degree from a university, etc, and is pursuing studies for a more advanced qualification
2. (Education) (modifier) of or relating to such a student or to his or her studies
Also (US and Canadian): graduate


(poʊstˈgrædʒ u ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or consisting of postgraduates: a postgraduate seminar.
2. a student who is taking advanced work after graduation, as from a high school or college.


Involved in or undertaking study at an advanced level after having graduated from a college or university.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postgraduate - a student who continues studies after graduationpostgraduate - a student who continues studies after graduation
college boy, college man, collegian - a student (or former student) at a college or university
Adj.1.postgraduate - of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree; "graduate courses"
high - greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "a high temperature"; "a high price"; "the high point of his career"; "high risks"; "has high hopes"; "the river is high"; "he has a high opinion of himself"
postgraduální student
jatko-opiskelija yliopistossa
posztgraduálisposztgraduális hallgató
sinh viên sau đại học


[ˈpəʊstˈgrædjʊɪt] (Brit)
A. Nposgraduado/a m/f
B. CPD postgraduate course Ncurso m para (pos)graduados
postgraduate study N postgraduate studies NPLestudios mpl de posgrado


nétudiant(e) de troisième cycle
adj [course, work, research] → de troisième cycle postgraduate studentpostgraduate student nétudiant(e) de troisième cyclem/fpost-haste [ˌpəʊstˈheɪst] post haste adven toute hâtepost-holder [ˈpəʊsthəʊldər] ntitulaire mf du poste


1. adj (studies, course) → successivo/a alla laurea
2. n laureato che continua gli studi


طَالِبُ دِراسات عُلْيَا postgraduální student overbygningsstuderende Postgraduierter μεταπτυχιακός φοιτητής posgraduado jatko-opiskelija yliopistossa étudiant en troisième cycle postdiplomac studente che segue un corso post-laurea 大学院生 대학원생 postdoctoraal doktorgradsstudent absolwent pós-graduado аспирант forskarstuderande นักศึกษาที่เรียนต่อจากปริญญาตรี doktora sinh viên sau đại học 研究生
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It suggests that salaries for postgraduates and non-graduates have risen faster since 2010 than for those who hold a first degree.
Postgraduates as averred by Thanuskodi (2012) are major users of university library resources and services.
A total of 767 graduates and 41 postgraduates received degrees of MBBS, BDS, Nursing and Physiotherapy at the 14th Convocation of Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) Jamshoro on Saturday.
Postgraduates earned an extra PS9,000-a-year compared to graduates, with average annual earnings of PS40,000.
8% of our postgraduates secure employment or further study within six months of graduating, with nine out of 10 of them in professional or managerial roles.
It is proud to be the only university in the West Midlands where the majority of postgraduates study on a part-time basis.
These will include new financial support packages for postgraduates, including scholarships and career development loans, as well as new academic products to encourage and enable graduates to enter postgraduate study with a focus on higher-level skills and their post-study professions.
Summary: CAIRO - The Government's rosy promises concerning official jobs for top university students and postgraduates with MA and PhD degrees seem to have gone with the wind.
The postgraduates will be trained in a range of disciplines, including social policy, psychology, economics, environmental planning and linguistics.
Among educational groups, only postgraduates show a rating above the majority level.
An avenue for further research would be to track the career paths of postgraduates, as well as to assess the level of application and uptake of their postgraduate work and any subsequent research they have undertaken.
Postgraduate Destinations 2006 (published in September 2007) was based on over 28 500 responses from postgraduates, including those with graduate and postgraduate certificates and diplomas, coursework masters degrees, research masters degrees, professional doctorates and PhDs.

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