Queries related to a master's degree, sometimes referred to as a post-graduate degree.

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microeconomics- homework [on hold]

minE=px 3⁄4 x^4+py 3⁄5 y^3 and x^0,6 y^0,4≥Up Please give your answers in detail. Does the above model support the monotonic transformation? Why? Explain the relationship and difference ...
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Does having external funding raise your chances of getting accepted ? ( Masters )

My UG university have awarded me a scholarship for master's degree ( I'm an international student ) the scholarship pays for all expenses of the master's degree for the whole duration of the study. I ...
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Dropping out of university [on hold]

I enrolled in a master of computer science program to further my education after working for 4 years in the IT industry. However, after the classes began I realised that the masters course that i ...
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How important are pure math grades for applied math graduate schools?

I'm an applied math/econ major in the U.S. and am looking into pursuing a masters degree in applied math. This term curiosity got the best of me and I decided to take abstract algebra and I am not ...
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How to ask a professor to join a project in a way that leaves him a “graceful out”?

This is a follow up question to a previous question I have asked about co advising : professor will agree to be my thesis advisor but only if I can find a co-advisor . After sitting in on this ...
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I am a future English instructor seeking advice regarding my career plan [on hold]

I am a junior earning a bachelor's degree in English, and I plan to earn my master's once I graduate. My goal is to teach at a community college (or high school IF I fail to find a position at a ...
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Can I get into a good university for my MS with a GPA of 3.4? [on hold]

I am a student from a reputed institute of India. I want to pursue research in my field of interest. The immediate important thing that I need to do is get a MS in a good university. But my GPA is ...
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Professor will agree to be my thesis advisor but only if I can find a co adviser, what does this really mean?

I am in my first year of my master's program in computer science. I have been sitting in on one professors lab meetings whose research I am really interested in when I asked him if he was comfortable ...
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How to apply for a Master thesis abroad

I am enrolled in a Master's program (Computational Science and Engineering) in Germany and currently I am looking for a Master's Thesis abroad, preferably in the US or in Canada. Unfortunately, I am ...
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Who to ask for a reference for scholarship application?

I am a first year master student applying to a research scholarship, and I am having trouble choosing who to ask for a reference. In my program, there is a rotation period in which students rotate ...
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Is it evident whether I am a masters student or a PhD student just by looking at my transcript?

After I finished the first year in a PhD program, considering that I took the same courses that masters students in the same school take, is there a way other institutions can tell if I am a masters ...
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B.Sc. CS and then MSc in Business Management and then a MBA - advantageous?

I'm currently doing a Dual Study. I's a German concept where you are 3 month at the university and then 3 month working full-time at the company in different positions which you can choose by your ...
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Can students from Materials science background apply for sports engineering?

I wish to apply for a MSc degree in sports engineering. But I'm from a Materials science background and don't have a bachelors degree in sports engineering. What are the chances that I can get ...
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In a statement of purpose, should the focus be on compulsory courses or optional ones?

While writing a statement of purpose, oriented towards a particular course in a particular institution, should the focus be more on the compulsory course or the optional modules one opts for?
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Graduate schools that do not require transcripts from incomplete degree

I only know of Virginia tech where it says that do not send transcripts from any institute where you enrolled in classes but did not earn a degree. Does anyone over here know of other universities ...
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Is it advisable to use formal citations in a statement of purpose?

In my statement of purpose, I am using certain arguments by scholars of my field (IR). Will it be advisable to use referencing, or might it be to my disadvantage as an unnecessary attempt to boast on ...
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Reputation of 1 Year Master's in Comp. Sc. in the UK

I'm currently studying for my Bachelor's degree in Computer Science in Germany. I've noticed that UK Master's programs, even at such prestigious universities as Oxford or Edinburgh, only offer 1 year ...
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Is it better to add a transcript of a non-completed degree for a master's degree admission?

Im getting my degree this year (in june presumably) in physics. And while I was getting it I was at the same time getting a degree in mathematics. (By degree I mean completing undergraduate studies in ...
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How to find App developers for case study interview? [duplicate]

I needed some suggestions regarding how i can find potential developers for my case study interview. My focus area is Mobile App developers. I tried on the official developers community from different ...
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What to do when you spend several months working on an idea that fails in a masters thesis?

How shall a masters student deal with the complete failure to meet the expected results when working on a master's thesis? For example, in the field of machine learning a masters student might spend ...
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Is getting a second masters in a different technical field worthwhile?

If a person has a degree in one technical field and sees and opportunity to obtain another from an even higher ranked university in a field that has great synergy with where they are now, is it worth ...
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Staying on the MEng or risk BSc + MSc application

The situation: I am in one of the top engineering schools in London and I am currently on an MEng. The issue: However I found a couple of courses from 3rd year not very interesting and at the same ...
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Funded Math Master's Programs [closed]

I am considering to go into master's math program before Ph.D. Are there any math master's programs in USA that are funded? Thanks
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Would it be acceptable to report a professor for poor teaching / attitude in a Masters graduate course?

I would like some advice about a specific professor in my program of study. I seriously feel that this professor has a problem teaching graduate students. On more than one instance, class was let out ...
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What is the relationship between credits and course hours?

Why can courses at the same department have an apparent disproportionality between credits and hours? For example at my French university my department offers a 12 credit course with 48 hours of ...
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Do any academic institutions publish objective surveys of alumni satisfaction?

Having seen some questions asking about the costs/risks/benefits of doing a PhD I wonder if any academic teaching organisations actually contact their students after graduation and seek structured ...
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If I don't participate in research in first couple of years of PhD , how much am I losing?

I completed my MS in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and was planning to do an PhD in Operations Research. But after first few weeks in program , I decided it was not what I wanted to do in long term ...
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Is there any difference between one-year MScs and two-years MScs?

I am currently intending to apply for a master degree in Health/Clinical Psychology. I would like to ask if there is any difference in terms of qualification between an one-year MSc and a two-year ...
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Recommendations for CS Masters application [duplicate]

I'm unfamiliar with the cycle for Master's degree applications, and am beginning to explore it now. It would be nice if someone could provide a general overview of what the application cycle entails. ...
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What are the acceptance rates at various CS masters degree programs?

I'm an undergraduate student at a top CS school who is looking to apply for my Master's soon (in about a year or so). I am applying to my school's 5 year masters program as a backup, but I would ...
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Where can I search for scholarships (for Game Design) in USA and Europe?

I'm from Ecuador, South America, and I'm looking for scholarships programs with organizations, so I can go to a Master degree. I'm looking for new options because here in Ecuador they give you some ...
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Is it realistic to deal with a huge undocumented code base for master's project?

I'm currently pursuing a Master's degree in a STEM field and working on a thesis. For my master's thesis, my advisor suggested I expand the code of the group's software and add new features to it. ...
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How to professionally quit a student job?

I'm a CS master student in a German university currently writing my thesis. Three months ago I saw an ad from a PhD student in the group where I'm doing my thesis asking for a student assistant (HiWi) ...
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If I get an HND then a BSc, can I then go and specialise in any area for my Masters?

I am currently in an apprenticeship for Software Development; however, I want to change my future career after doing a job as a Software Developer. I would like to know if I would be able to go and ...
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Writing a recommendation letter as an employer for a student applying to programs in a different field

I have been asked to write a letter of recommendation for a student I formerly supervised at my place of employment (at university, but as a staff member). The graduate programs the student is ...
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What should I do when my supervisor wants to delay my graduation?

I am MASc (two year program with a thesis) student in a Canadian university. Right now, I've finished my course requirements and I want to graduate in five academic terms. I have two supervisors. One ...
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Is it a good idea to escalate if my masters advisor is incompetent?

I would like to know whether to escalate the issue when my masters thesis advisor is very careless, disorganized and does not provide anything useful to me. I have started with him around 9 months ...
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Team work at Masters level

Ok so first off a bit of background. I've been working professionally three years in a software engineer position after my BSc. in Mathematics and Physics. At some point I realized I missed doing true ...
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Which among an LoR for startup work and a “good student” LoR, will be more effective?

I am applying for Master's program in CS. I have the following two alternatives: An LoR from a startup founder for significant and relevant work. The possible problem is that the entire team ...
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If you have broad interests, should you describe a narrow research topic in statement of purpose anyways?

All the advice for writing a Statement of Purpose (otherwise referred to as 'Personal Statement') for graduate (Masters) on the internet usually pins it down to narrowing down your interest to ...
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Transitioning to a more prestigious school for Masters degree [duplicate]

I'm in my final year of my undergraduate, and have been preparing to get a masters degree over the last few years. If I hope to get into a more prestigious school from a significantly lesser one, what ...
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Could a Masters degree actually make someone a less employable candidate?

Let me preface by saying I'm studying Computer Science, so I don't know how well this applies to every field but this is what I have heard from. many Computer Science and Engineering majors. I have ...
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Are there any scholarship for distance learning?

I wonder if there are any MSc Accelerated Degrees or any scholarship on it, something like university of people. And is it taken seriously? Computer Science. Politics. Arts. Public Policy. ...
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Can I use my own paper for own thesis?

I published a paper on a statistical topic after my bachelors. Currently I am doing my masters thesis and I would like to cite/use my own paper in it. However, I did not inform my supervisor before ...
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Is it a good idea to get a masters in neuroscience before applying for a PhD? (international student here) [duplicate]

I'm in desperate need of some advice. I'm a senior year Biochemistry student from Pakistan and am hoping to pursue graduate studies in Neuroscience. I want to apply to University of Cambridge for ...
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What would be the potential consequences of offering to fund your own graduate degree?

I am aware that being funded by a grant greatly improves your chances of receiving a master's degree, however, hypothetically what would be the potential consequences of offering to fund your own? If ...
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Question for Master's

Let me preface this question by saying I've looked for answers but found nothing clear that would resolve it. I'm graduating from a Computer Engineering bachelors in April and I intend to do a ...
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What are the requirements for admissions to a masters degree in computer science in Canada for an international student?

I am a double major in Physics and Computer Science from an underdeveloped country. I would like to apply for a masters in computer science in Canada. What requirements do you think I should fulfill? ...
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Can work experience overcome bad undergrad grades for admissions to masters programs in Germany?

I did my graduation in Electronics and Communication engineering, and now I am working as a software engineer for more than two years. I have this problem that during my graduation I failed in a few ...
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Is having two degrees in the same subject useful?

This question came up after reading some answers to this one. Is it useful either for applying for a job or for applying for a PhD position to have two degrees in the same area on two different ...