- Postgraduate is defined as a course of study or an academic program that occurs after a college degree has already been obtained.
Medical school or law school are examples of programs that would be described as postgraduate programs.
- The definition of a postgraduate is a student who is studying a subject beyond the college level when he already has a college degree.
Someone attending medical school is an example of a postgraduate.
- of or taking a course of study after graduation, esp. after receipt of the bachelor's degree
- designating or of additional study, training, etc. undertaken after receipt of a doctorate