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

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Is it worth to idle for a semester in order to apply for a specific Masters programme?

I am a CS (major) & Mathematics (minor) undergraduate student at TU Munich and currently finishing my 4th semester. Due to a lack self-management and organisation in my first year, it will ...
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Getting work experience recognised as a master's degree?

Note: I'm asking for an older relative with close to 30 years of relevant experience in electrical engineering. He has a bachelor's degree. We both live in Canada. Due to how his employer's criterion ...
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Applying for master's degree with multiple published research [on hold]

I would like to know how much of an advantage an applicant has when applying for master's degree with 2 published research (co-author) in Q2 journals, couple of conferences and a year and half ...
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Are there any fully-funded MA (mainly research, open to clinical) programs for students before graduate school? [on hold]

If one wants to gain more experience before graduate school, lets say in social and/or developmental neuroscience, but open to clinical applications, what would be a good program to attend? I'm ...
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Could I do a MS in Computer Science from B.Pharm graduation? [duplicate]

I have done my Graduation in Pharmacy. Its a 4 year program. Currently I am working. I want to pursue Masters in CS. It is possible to do MS in CS ?
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Which one I have to take General MBA or Specialized MBA? [on hold]

I have 3 years experience in IT filed. Now I am looking for a job change and its to a manufacturing company probably in operations/productions. For changing job which MBA I have to choose, a General ...
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Two months to go on my masters programme and I want to drop out what should I do? [on hold]

I've been struggling with my MSc in political science since the start of the programme. The programme isn't what I expected. And I did a undergraduate degree in finance and already hold an offer from ...
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Would I be considered a Masters degree holder right after my course completion?

I am currently a MS student looking forward to complete all of my courses by December 2016. Will I be recognized as a Masters degree holder right after December 2016 so that my employers can file ...
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Restrictions for a full scholarship holder in Australia (applying working Visa after studies, full time work for spouse) [closed]

I am a B.Sc. (Food Science and Technology) degree holder with a 1st class, GPA – 3.82. I plan to apply for a full scholarship/full funding (MSc or PHD) in Australia. I know that 20 hours/week is the ...
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MS physics in National University of singapore [closed]

I have 8.66 cgpa in my undergraduate. i want to study ms by coursework (physics) in NUS. is there a exam conducted by them or just interview? Will be really helpful if anyone provides the ...
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Masters in Germany in Engineering

I am new here and am trying to find some answers. I have finished my BEng Hons in Mechanical and PowerPlant Systems from UK. During my studies I had to go through grievance and the depression for 2 ...
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Is it pragmatically beneficial to pursue a master degree before applying for a math PhD in the U.S.?

Question One is supposed to be devoted to pure mathematics. Is it beneficial for one to pursue a master degree before applying a math PhD in the United States? Backgrounds The question is due to ...
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Getting into grad school with low gpa [duplicate]

I am in need of some advice. I just graduated from B.Eng in Aerospace Engineering in Canada. I wanna be able to end up working in space research (finding the unknown and maybe even going to space), ...
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Can research experience in one subject area be relevant to applying to a master's in a different subject area?

I'm a computer science undergraduate student at a Canadian university, going into my second year this September. I am interested in going to graduate school in the future. I don't know specific ...
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Should I go for a professional or research-based masters? [closed]

Here's my situation. I'm an American (US) undergraduate computer science student about to enter his 4th year. I would like to attend graduate school to get my masters degree (in computer science). As ...
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What's the best way to get academic references for a masters program 2-3 years in the future?

I graduated with a BSc approximately one year ago and have been considering my career options since. I have finally decided that I would like to enroll in a masters program, however I likely won't be ...
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Will an off-topic Masters hurt my chances of a PhD place?

I have just completed the third year of an integrated master's degree (a three-year undergraduate degree plus an additional year of study at a master's degree level, with the final degree being an ...
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how to finish incomplete master's degree from UCI?

I am an international student. I almost finished masters in CS @ University of California, Irvine with 2 courses as incomplete. Due to health reasons, I had to drop the school and come back to my home ...
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Getting published in a course-based grad program

I was wondering if anyone has any advice about how I can get published despite being in a course-based masters program. I am currently pursuing a master of public health in health promotion, but I ...
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How to deal with a guilty feeling after graduating with very high grades as MA student?

The question seems quite clear, but here is my situation: Recently, I have graduated with a MA degree in humanities with the highest academic distinction in my country (Northwest Europe). In fact, as ...
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Get experience or masters degree without experience?

I'm a CS major, having trouble landing an internship in the competitive job market. I was wondering if it would be better to pursue a master's right away or graduate from undergrad and try to get an ...
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Asking a supervisor about the position he has

While looking for supervisors, I was informed by a professor that he would consider accepting me in his lab. I put in my application 3 months ago to join the program that he teaches at the University ...
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Supervisor offered work in lab, I accepted. What are the next steps?

I am looking to join a research MSc this fall and one particular supervisor asked me if I would like to join his lab and I said yes. I though forgot to ask him what to do next. Do I contact the ...
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Is it ok for an applied mathematician to research a topic that she has personal experience with?

Would this idea be too sensitive / too much information / generally a bad idea? For example, I have a friend who is doing her computational biology PhD at a strong U.S. program, and her main research ...
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Is it plagiarism to hire a freelance programmer for an assignment but change a lot of it before you submit it?

I took freelancer tutor help for a Python programming coursework during my MS but did not submit the exact code he gave, I refracted it and changed a lot of it. Is it considered plagiarism? I am ...
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How important is GPA for getting accepted into CS masters programs? [duplicate]

I'm currently going into my 3rd year at Georgia Tech (a college known for its difficult workload), and I'm very worried about my major GPA (about a 3.2-ish). I've gotten A's in some of the easier ...
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Is it Possible get Admit in MS Computer Science in Canada having Electronics background (UG India)? [duplicate]

My Background: I have done my high school (10+2) in Computer Science (2 Years) and four years of under graduate studies in (Electronics and Telecommunication) with 69% aggregate, apart from that I ...
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Are the words “I, we, us, his, her, he, she” all prohibited in thesis writing? [duplicate]

I am writing my masters thesis. My instructor told me not to use "I, we, us, his, her, he, she" in the thesis anywhere. Are all these words prohibited in thesis writing? I am writing my thesis ...
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Whether to mention contributions on Stack exchange in Statement of purpose (SOP) for MS/Phd application in US?

Assume that a student has a continuous involvement in any community of Stack Exchange.(consider 1,000+ reputation). Does It has a positive impact to mention this involvement in order to show you are ...
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How to go into a master program having PhD level knowledge [duplicate]

The question is almost as simple as the title. If someone has a PhD level knowledge in some subject, but had not the opportunity to study in an university (because of coming from a poor family or an ...
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Can I get a Master in Actuarial Science from a BSc in Aeronautical Engineering? [duplicate]

I am currently a student in aeronautical engineering. And I am starting to consider being an actuary (very different world tho). So is it actually possible after completing my BSc in aeronautical ...
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Can a project be “too good” for a Master's?

Pretty straight forward. I am starting to apply to grad school and I was discussing possible projects with some (grad student) friends of mine. When I mentioned something in particular one of them ...
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Length of a master's thesis and its literature review?

I am pretty confident that I will be getting answers pointing out that this is something too specific and should/will be decided by my university and that a general answer does not exist. But anyway, ...
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Master thesis grade

I am not happy with my master thesis grade. I wrote down my master thesis in a company. I had three supervisors in this 6 month period, two of them from university and one of them from the company. I ...
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Doing a thesis as an RA/ Lab Coordinator? (Cognitive Neuroscience)

I'm in a neuro masters program where you can do your thesis at any lab (in the world), as long as you can demonstrate that it is related to biological neuroscience. I was in a lab for a year and due ...
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Does it make sense for the professor to write a recommendation letter that is directly readable by the student?

It seems that US universities usually provide a link to the professor of the applicant, and let him/her directly upload the recommendation letter to that link, meaning that the student would have no ...
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Can a technological bachelor apply for a master degree course in a first class US university? [closed]

If a technological bachelor technologist has the necessary funding to the tuition fees, some years of work experience, excellent GPA/TOEFL/GRE/recommendation letters, can she/he apply for a master ...
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I can't find a masters thesis advisor. Can I publish independently in a math journal and get my MSc degree that way?

Is it possible publishing original work in math research without having an adviser? I had some thought of matrix multiplication which I posted in this forum which wasn't welcomed that well, I plan to ...
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Can I do a Masters in Business Intelligence with Low undergrade GPA In a relatively low cost School ? [closed]

My undergrad is in Computer Science and Engineering with CGPA 2.77. Worked 5 years in Business Intelligence Solutions development and I have IELTS 7.00 Band Score. I am looking for a masters program ...
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How to get in a Master program in Applied Maths coming from a Physics Background

I am having a big problem finding a master program in mathematics for which I can apply. My background briefly: I grew up in Brazil. I started learning physics and mathematics as autodidactic in high ...
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Is it normal to start your master's study without an advisor?

So I've been admitted to master's program in Mechanical Engineering at a US university. I contacted 2 of the faculty in the department in my chief area of interest , but neither had an opening/ ...
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How to boost academic profile for Master's application

I want to apply for a Master's degree program in Robotics at some top schools in Europe and America. However, I feel my current profile is not strong enough to get into a top school and I am looking ...
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I will be graduating a semester early, what schools have spring & summer intake? [duplicate]

I have enough credits to graduate a semester early, and will be soon. I know of the perquisites such as the GMAT, but when researching the school I wanted to go to (Fordham) I am worried now that most ...
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Getting stuck in a rut while writing a thesis [duplicate]

I'm to write my MSc thesis soon, and am a bit worried that I will get stuck in a rut. By that I mean that I will have very little variety in my daily (work) life, and that it will not only be ...
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Where to host lots of experiment data [duplicate]

We are a masters degree student group who have conducted a quite significant study which has pulled a lot of interest from the HCI/MI communities in CS. We have been encouraged to host all our data ...
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Acknowledgements on a Masters thesis [duplicate]

Is it wrong or looked upon to acknowledge God on Master's thesis paper?
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Master in Germany after 3 years bachelor degree [duplicate]

I've completed my 3 years bachelor degree in B.Sc.Hons in Computing from Nepal affiliated to London Metropolitan University and i am planning to do Ms in Germany. Am i eligible to enroll directly in ...
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How do undergraduate theses affect master's application?

I am an undergraduate student and have a plan to apply to a master's program. I am about to start to work on my graduation thesis for graduation at my university. Question: How does my graduation ...
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Is my work a good research work?

I am a master student in computer science and am working on a static program analysis project as my thesis. I used existing platforms and frameworks along with existing approaches for static analysis ...
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Who to ask to proofread my MSc dissertation?

Who should I ask to proofread my MSc dissertation? Is proofreading required?