Postgraduate Study

  • Our suite of career-focused programmes includes doctorates, master's degrees, diplomas, certificates and short courses, many of which are delivered part-time or online so you can fit your learning around your life.
  • There are 197 postgraduate programmes running for 2016-17, for more information please visit our website.
  • Applications to full-time and part-time postgraduate courses are made through the university's online application system. You will be asked to provide personal details and information on your education and qualifications, employment, funding, referees and personal statement.
  • Applications are made though our research office for postgraduate research courses.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 5,510 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 36%
  • Part Time 64%

Domicile

  • UK 78%
  • EU 13%
  • Other 9%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Subjects allied to medicine 2 1346 1348
Business & administrative studies 41 1053 1094
Social studies 74 601 675
Education 0 544 544
Physical sciences 213 136 349
Biological sciences 0 316 316
Creative arts & design 136 110 246
Engineering & technology 94 151 245
Computer science 0 178 178
Combined 0 161 161
Mass communications & documentation 0 153 153
Law 0 84 84
Architecture, building & planning 0 61 61
Historical & philosophical studies 0 25 25
Languages 0 25 25
Agriculture & related subjects 0 10 10

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £5,150
Mixed £5,150
Laboratory £5,150
Clinical £5,150