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Bishop Grosseteste University

Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) is widely recognised for its consistently high employability and student satisfaction rates; its Gold TEF award notes students from all backgrounds achieve excellent outcomes. Located on a single-site campus in the heart of historic Lincoln, it boasts over 150 years experience of excellence in teaching. In case you’re wondering, Grosseteste is pronounced 'gross test'. 

Postgraduate Student Statistics

549 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 71%
  • Part Time 29%


  • UK 98%
  • EU 1%
  • Other 1%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 25 480 505
English 0 10 10
History 0 10 10
Theology & Religious Studies 0 10 10
Psychology 5 0 5
Archaeology 0 5 5
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 5 5
Social Work 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 7,020–9,250
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.
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The BGU Learning Fund is means-tested and discretionary financial assistance available to all UK postgraduate students who are experiencing hardship, to make access to higher education possible.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Accommodation is not guaranteed for postgraduate students; however the university can provide advice on private accommodation.