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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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Thanks to the concise online format, professionals can earn a postgraduate certificate in just one year, gaining the enhanced skills they need to stay ahead professionally.
Chancellor George Osborne's PS50m fund allows postgraduate students to access loans of up to PS10,000, but it is almost entirely restricted to those studying at English universities.
Specifically, this research will explore the views and experiences of RNs who study at postgraduate level part-time to achieve a postgraduate qualification while working.
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