What is a Postgraduate?
A postgraduate is a student who has successfully completed an undergraduate degree level course at a college or university and is undertaking further study at a more advanced level.
What is a Postgraduate course?
A postgraduate course is typically one year’s duration full time or it can take two years to complete part-time. A postgraduate diploma, postgraduate degree or Master’s degree offers the student an advanced level of education in their chosen area of study.
The course content is designed to build on the knowledge obtained at the undergraduate degree level. Often the course content is more practical in nature to better prepare the student with the skills they will need in the workplace. Completing postgraduate studies helps students further their career prospects and deepen their understanding of their area of study.
The study of Commerce works to characterize the marketplace, looking at case studies and economic systems together to identify key factors of success or failure in certain business activities. Graduates from Master of Commerce programs will be highly qualified for senior positions in business in many areas in the public and private sectors. Master of Commerce programs is designed to further education obtained during a student’s undergraduate studies and improve qualifications toward higher level specialist positions in consulting, finance, accounting, information systems, marketing, human resource management, international business and more.
Master of Commerce students typically require one to two years to complete, and may include a thesis project wherein the student will prove their understanding of key academic concepts and practical skills through an individual or group project
Masters in Commerce (M.Com): M. Com or Masters in Commerce is the most common choice for most students after completing B.Com. This is a 2-year course and students opt for specialization in subjects like Accounting, Finance, Business Studies, Statistics, Taxation, Economics, Marketing, Management etc. M.Com should be best pursued from colleges and universities approved by AICTE and recognized by Government.
Job prospect: M. Com students can join nationalized banks as Probationary Officer or Customer Relationship Executive; public/private sector undertakings as Company Law Assistant, Relationship Manager, Junior Accountant, Sales Officer (Accounts); insurance companies as Credit Officer, Financial Analyst or Loan Officer.
Masters in Business Administration (MBA): Pursuing an MBA course is a popular job-oriented course after B. Com. It is a 2-year program and any graduate from a recognized university is eligible for this course. However, he has to clear his entrance examination, group discussion and interview to get admission into an MBA institute. A B. Com graduate should opt for specialization in Marketing Management, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Banking & Insurance Management, Systems Management for better job prospects.
Masters in Management: The course offers an alternative to students who are not looking into getting an MBA degree but are still looking learn the nuances of management. Master in Management is generally a 2-year course, the course is designed to cater to the specific areas of business such as accounting or marketing. The course is available in several prestigious colleges across the country.