University of Birmingham

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 14,060 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 59%
  • Part Time 41%

Domicile

  • UK 59%
  • EU 6%
  • Other 35%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 64 3393 3457
Education 151 2147 2298
Social studies 143 1852 1995
Engineering & technology 501 862 1363
Historical & philosophical studies 352 408 760
Biological sciences 369 389 758
Medicine & dentistry 322 381 703
Languages 260 328 588
Physical sciences 374 211 585
Subjects allied to medicine 51 495 546
Computer science 59 285 344
Law 54 168 222
Creative arts & design 56 87 143
Architecture, building & planning 12 108 120
Mathematical sciences 36 41 77
Agriculture & related subjects 3 63 66
Mass communications & documentation 2 34 36

Postgraduate Courses

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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 £6,570
Mixed £6,570
Laboratory £6,570
Clinical £6,570