Definition of postgraduate in English:


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Pronunciation: /pəʊs(t)ˈgradjʊət


  • Relating to or denoting a course of study undertaken after completing a first degree: a postgraduate degree
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    • The university runs about 200 distance-learning degree courses, as well as many postgraduate degree courses.
    • Between 1920-1921 he undertook postgraduate studies at the Sorbonne in Paris.
    • I duly applied to both universities to undertake postgraduate study.


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  • A student engaged in a postgraduate course.
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    • These are quite enough to fill a textbook of this kind, which is mainly aimed at advanced undergraduates or postgraduates and MBA students wishing to know more about this subject.
    • Thus, it may be that you would want to stratify by both faculty and gender or faculty and whether students are undergraduates or postgraduates.
    • What about part-time students - and postgraduates?

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