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Text 5. POSTGRADUATE COURSES

When you complete your first degree, you are a graduate. (In the US, students also use this word as a verb and say, they ‘graduated in history’ or ‘graduated in chemistry’, for example.) Some students then go on to do a second course or degree (postgraduate course/ postgraduate degree). These students are then postgraduates. There are usually three possible degrees:

MA (Master of Arts) or MSc (Master of Science), usually one year;

MPhil (Master of Philosophy), usually two years;

PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), at least three years.

When people study one subjects in great detail (often to find new information), we say they are conducting/doing/carrying out research; e.g.

I’m doing some research into/on the languages of different African tribes.

school vs. university.At school, you have teachers and lessons, at university, you have lecturers and lectures. When a lecturer gives/does a lecture, the students listen and take/make notes(= write down the important information), but do not usually say much, except to ask occasional questions.

12. Read these sentences spoken by university students. What is each person studying? Mark the stress on each of your answers, check with the answer key, and practise saying the words.

1. We have to know every bone in a person’s body.

2. I’m concentrating on the modernist style and the work of Le Corbusier.

3. The way we use fertilizers is much more precise than twenty years ago.

4. We’re going to concentrate on Freud and Jung this term.

5. I’ve been reading some books on time management.

6. Expressionism was really a reaction to the work of the Impressionists.

7. We’ve spent a lot of time on American foreign policy and how it has been affected by various domestic problems.

8. You must know this case – it’s one of the most famous in legal history.

13. What do you call:

1) the money some students receive if they get a place at university?

2) the qualification you get at the end of university?

3) the name we give students during this period at university?

4) teachers at university?

5) students when they have completed their first degree?

6) students studying for a second degree?

7) the study of one subject in great depth and detail, often to get a new information?

8) the talks that students go to while they are at university?

1. Who is giving the lecture today?

2. Did she receive a grant for her course?

3. Is it more difficult to obtain a place at university?

4. You have to pass the exams before you can enter university.

5. He’s studying physics, I think.

6. I think they’re carrying out some research into computer studies.

7. I didn’t take any notes in the lecture yesterday.

8. The course goes on for three years.

15. How similar is university education in your country? Answer these questions.

1. Do you need to pass examinations before you can go to university?

2. Do any students get a grant to study at university?

3. Is the tuition free if you go to university?

4. Do most students go to university at the age of 18 or 19?

5. Do most degree courses last three years?

6. What is Ukrainian equivalent of the British MA or MSc?

7. Do you have similar postgraduate degrees in your country?

8. Do you think higher education should be free or fee-paying? Give your reasons.

9. Would you like to study abroad? Why?


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