Considering a postgraduate degree? Here's what the experts say...

It's that time of year when many graduates are weighing up their options for the future.

Should they embark on a career or rather opt to pursue postgraduate studies?

The Independent Institute of Education (IIE) believes further study may well improve a graduate's chances of finding employment.

Nola Payne from the institute explains:

There are a lot of careers where just having a degree is not enough cause there is a flood of graduates coming out with similar or the same degrees and there are just limited job options for them.

Nola Payne, Head of faculty: Information communications technology - Independent Institute of Education

Payne says all graduates should be asking themselves one important question:

What are your options to differentiate yourself from those peers that are going to be fighting for jobs at the same time as you?

Nola Payne, Head of faculty: Information communications technology - Independent Institute of Education

A postgraduate qualification will allow you to hone your skills and to get deeper into the specifics of a career path.

Nola Payne, Head of faculty: Information communications technology - Independent Institute of Education

There is such a fight for positions that any kind of postgraduate qualificational expertise you have is going to put you ahead of the job market.

Nola Payne, Head of faculty: Information communications technology - Independent Institute of Education

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