Further study options

Further study can enhance your job prospects, particularly if you need to develop specific knowledge and skills related to your chosen career. Carefully consider your motivation for further study and research the different study options available.

Why choose further study?

When weighing up the potential benefits of postgraduate study, a key question to ask yourself is "How will I benefit from taking this course?". Popular reasons for further study include: 

  • gaining professional qualifications
  • retraining for a new career
  • standing out in the job market
  • wanting to study a subject in more depth
  • to help you stand out from the crowd.

Further study options

Our further study resources on the Career Toolkit contain information to help you to explore your options including:

  • postgraduate study (taught)
  • postgraduate research study
  • conversion courses
  • applying for further study
  • studying overseas
  • funding further study
  • advice for international students.

Need help with further study?

Find out about our workshops, appointments, and workbook available to support you in making decisions about further study and to help maximise your chances of application success.

Access further study resources

Postgraduate study at UWE Bristol