Studying a master’s program can have a hugely positive impact on your career. It may help you stand out from the crowd and may lead to enhanced career earnings compared to those without. The knowledge and skills you will learn during your master's degree will enhance your CV and make you stand out from the crowd in the competitive jobs market.
In this four-minute video, Clinical Education graduates share their online learning experience, including how their degree impacted their career.
The MSc in Digital Education was enormously beneficial to me in my role as an Education Developer at the University of Southampton. I don't think I would have extended my reach into various communities outside of the University had it not been for the MSc.
Studying a master’s program can have a hugely positive impact on your career. It may help you stand out from the crowd and may lead to enhanced career earnings compared to those without.
Studying a master’s program.
It provides the opportunity to learn new skills and further develop existing ones.
May help you stand out from the crowd.
May make you highly attractive to prospective employers.
Could lead to higher earnings - those with a master's degree earn on average 9% more than those without.
It can support you to transition to a new career.
Graduates from our online programs have enhanced their careers with existing or new employers, in a wide range of jobs throughout the world.
The Careers Service provides data on where graduates from the University go on to next.
Studying a master's program can be a good way to help change careers. Some of our master's program does not require you to have studied particular subjects at the undergraduate level and may offer places to those with work experience instead.
A master's program is also a great stepping stone into a Ph.D. program as the research skills you gain to provide a strong base to study at that level.