Postgraduate Definition

pōst-grăjo͝o-ĭt, -āt
post-graduate
adjective
Of or taking a course of study after graduation, esp. after receipt of the bachelor's degree.
Webster's New World
Designating or of additional study, training, etc. undertaken after receipt of a doctorate.
Webster's New World
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.
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Synonyms:
graduate
noun
One who is engaged in postgraduate study.
American Heritage
A student taking such a course.
Webster's New World
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.
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(US, Australia, New Zealand) A person continuing to study in a field after having successfully completed a degree course.

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Other Word Forms of Postgraduate

Noun

Singular:
postgraduate
Plural:
postgraduates

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