postgraduate

[pohst-graj-oo-it, -eyt]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or consisting of post-graduates: a postgraduate seminar.
noun
2.
a student who is taking advanced work after graduation, as from a high school or college.

Origin:
1855–60; post- + graduate

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postgraduate (pəʊstˈɡrædjʊɪt)
 
n
1.  a student who has obtained a degree from a university, etc, and is pursuing studies for a more advanced qualification
2.  (modifier) of or relating to such a student or to his studies

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Public universities offer three postgraduate degrees: the higher diploma, master's, and doctorate.
Nearly all the study subjects considered themselves spiritually active and over half had postgraduate degrees.
He will take responsibility for the school's undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
Postgraduate education in the sciences teaches you to discover and create.
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