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If one was to gain a masters from oxford would you not put your UG degree on your CV watch

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    If one was to gain a masters from oxford would you not bother putting your UG degree on your CV
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    I would put both on mine.

    My CV has my three degrees on it (none are Oxbridge).
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    I'd put both on.
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    (Original post by Duncan2012)
    I would put both on mine.

    My CV has my three degrees on it (none are Oxbridge).
    ohhh okay
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    I'd list both.
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    (Original post by Paracosm)
    I'd put both on.
    Wouldnt one presume one has a UG degree if they were to gain a masters though that was my though around possibly not including it
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    (Original post by klw18)
    I'd list both.
    Wouldnt a employer presume one has a UG degree if they were to gain a masters though that was my though around possibly not including the UG degree
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    To save space only include the masters
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    (Original post by joewilson1)
    Wouldnt one presume one has a UG degree if they were to gain a masters though that was my though around possibly not including it
    Of course, however they may wish to know the route you have taken to get to your current position at degree level.
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    I would still mention it as an undergraduate degree is an achievement in itself. Where did you study it?
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    I would put it on after graduating but likely remove it later down the road.
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    (Original post by joewilson1)
    Wouldnt a employer presume one has a UG degree if they were to gain a masters though that was my though around possibly not including the UG degree
    Perhaps they'd like to know what you'd studied previously. No need to go into detail, but it's still an achievement worth noting.
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    (Original post by joewilson1)
    If one was to gain a masters from oxford would you not bother putting your UG degree on your CV
    Of course you would?
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    (Original post by joewilson1)
    Wouldnt a employer presume one has a UG degree if they were to gain a masters though that was my though around possibly not including the UG degree
    There is no real space-saving if you omit the first degree. The CV would look like this:

    Relevant education BSc (Hons) in Computer Science (2:1, Warwick), MSc Robotics (Oxford)

    One line, two degrees.
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    (Original post by joewilson1)
    Wouldnt a employer presume one has a UG degree if they were to gain a masters though that was my though around possibly not including the UG degree
    You don't necessarily need an UG degree to do a PG one.

    There's no rational reason not to list an UG degree if you have one. It won't save any space.
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    (Original post by Paracosm)
    Of course, however they may wish to know the route you have taken to get to your current position at degree level.
    ohh as i would be wanting to do the BCL at oxford wouldnt that suggest i did the LLB or equivalent as that would be the only way to get onto the masters i believe (correct me if i am wrong)
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    (Original post by cheesecakelove)
    I would still mention it as an undergraduate degree is an achievement in itself. Where did you study it?
    I am currently studying law but wanting to do the BCL at oxford my uni isnt as highly regarded for law as oxford is
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    (Original post by XOR_)
    I would put it on after graduating but likely remove it later down the road.
    yeah i would think experience would be more important im some cases further down the line than a UG degree
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    There is no real space-saving if you omit the first degree. The CV would look like this:

    Relevant education BSc (Hons) in Computer Science (2:1, Warwick), MSc Robotics (Oxford)

    One line, two degrees.
    Would you not need to go into detail with the masters and UG degree about what modules one studied which would be taking up a fair bit of room on the CV
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    (Original post by Duncan2012)
    You don't necessarily need an UG degree to do a PG one.

    There's no rational reason not to list an UG degree if you have one. It won't save any space.
    I was just thinking if you were to go into detial about masters and UG degree it may take up a fair bit of room and many on TSR suggest the UG degree is irevelant once one has gained a masters
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