Student Accommodation

  • The university has dedicated accommodation for all postgraduate students, as well as for those over 25.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £6,800
Mixed -
Laboratory -
Clinical -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.


  • The University of Bedfordshire offers a selection of postgraduate research degrees.
  • Students undertake a research project under the guidance of academic supervisor; unlike a taught postgraduate degree, there are no formal lectures or seminars and work is not formally examined until after the final thesis has been submitted.
  • Awards include: Master of Philosophy (MPhil), Master of Arts (MA by Research), Master of Science (MSc by Research), Professional Doctorate and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

3,454 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 47%
  • Part Time 53%


  • UK 63%
  • EU 4%
  • Other 33%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 85 1185 1270
Education 20 605 625
Subjects allied to medicine 45 530 575
Social studies 35 465 500
Computer science 75 300 375
Biological sciences 50 300 345
Mass communications & documentation 25 70 95
Creative arts & design 5 70 75
Law 0 75 75
Languages 25 35 60
Engineering & technology 0 35 35
Physical sciences 0 20 20

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: