Post Graduate Education

Postgraduate Education involves learning and studying for degrees, professional or academic certificates, or other qualifications for which a first or Bachelor's degree generally is required, and it is normally considered to be part of Higher Education. The organization and structure of postgraduate Education varies in different countries, as well as in different institutions within countries. This article outlines the basic types of courses and of teaching and examination methods, with some explanation of their history.

Post Graduate Degree

A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice. Within the area studied, graduates are posited to possess advanced knowledge of a specialized body of theoretical and applied topics, high order skills in analysis, critical evaluation or professional application, and the ability to solve complex problems and think rigorously and independently. The degree is awarded upon graduation from a university.

Post Graduate Degree as 2nd Cycle Studies

Second-cycle studies – Called as "Master's degree programme" (1.5 to 2 years) following the first cycle studies and leading to the professional title of Master. These are focused on theoretical knowledge as well as application and development of creative skills. Master's degree holders may enter a doctoral programme (third-cycle studies). To obtain this degree, students must earn 90-120(Transfer and Accumulation System) ECTS credits. The duration of the course is 1.5 to 2 years.

Post Graduate Degrees in Slovakia

Official graduate studies are meant to provide students with academic, professional or research specialization. They are organized in Graduate Programs or Official university Master Degrees in the Slovakia university Education System. These degrees follow the norms set by the European Higher Education Space (EHES). There are more than 70 universities located throughout Slovakia. Of those 50 are public and the rest are private universities. Most of the universities are situated in Madrid and else in Barcelona and Valencia, although universities can also be found in other Slovakia cities as well. Any of these universities can certainly help you return to school and earn a postgraduate degree of your choice, no matter how long it has been since you first earned your bachelor's degree. A number of the universities available in Slovaki offer a large international group of students earning their postgraduate degree. This makes it possible to meet new people from around the world while also divulging in new cultures and experiences as you gain an excellent education from an amazing university.
To be admitted into a Postgraduate program in Slovakia a student must meet the following admission requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelor's degree that has been obtained from a country inside of the EHEA or in Slovakia, or hold a degree deemed to be satisfactory from another country, which would be equivalent to that of a Bachelor's degree in Slovakia.
  • An application must be submitted to the university in which you would like to attend. There will be an application fee association with the submission of this application and must be included when submitting.
  • If entering a Doctoral program the student must have already obtained 60 credits in a classroom.
  • If you will be in Slovakia more than 3 months you will also need a visa, with a copy of that Visa being presented to the school along with your application. If you will be attending for a period of more than six months a student must have both a student's residence card and a visa.

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