postgraduate


1post·grad·u·ate

adjective \ˌpōs(t)-ˈgra-jə-wət, -ˌwāt, -ˈgraj-wət\

: of or relating to studies done after earning a bachelor's degree or other degree

Full Definition of POSTGRADUATE

:  of, relating to, or engaged in formal studies after graduation :  graduate

Examples of POSTGRADUATE

  1. After college, she spent her first postgraduate year studying abroad.

First Known Use of POSTGRADUATE

1858

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis

2postgraduate

noun

: a student who continues to study for an advanced degree after earning a bachelor's degree or other first degree : a graduate student

Full Definition of POSTGRADUATE

:  a student continuing formal education after graduation from high school or college

First Known Use of POSTGRADUATE

circa 1890

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis

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