Last updated: 12 may, 2010 - 13:18 GMT

98-year-old to become world's oldest person to receive a masters degree

Students on graduation day

After she receives her masters, Nola Ochs is planning to apply for a teaching assistant post at Fort Hays University

A 98-year-old woman is about to become the world's oldest person to receive a masters degree.

Nola Ochs from Kansas, USA is due to graduate this Saturday at Fort Hays University, having only got her bachelor's degree three years ago, aged 95.

She spoke to the World Today's Mark Whittaker.

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First broadcast 12 May 2010

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