Student Accommodation

  • Postgraduate students are guaranteed a place in student accommodation so long as they apply by the deadline.
  • Terms & conditions apply, please refer to the university website for details.

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 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £5,500–9,250
Mixed £5,500–9,250
Laboratory £5,500–9,250
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • A variety of scholarships are available for postgraduate students to reward academic excellence, help international students access higher education at this level and to simply provide further financial assistance.
  • The Academic Excellence Scholarship means students could receive a fee waiver from £2,000 if they achieve a 2:1 in their undergraduate degree, and meet the eligibility criteria.
  • Please refer to the university website for further details.

Research

  • Most subject areas are available at postgraduate level.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

3,821 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 48%
  • Part Time 52%

Domicile

  • UK 62%
  • EU 8%
  • Other 31%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Subjects allied to medicine 45 1090 1135
Business & administrative studies 50 890 940
Social studies 60 225 280
Creative arts & design 60 125 185
Computer science 45 130 175
Law 25 140 165
Mass communications & documentation 75 85 160
Biological sciences 70 45 120
Physical sciences 20 75 95
Education 10 50 60
Historical & philosophical studies 45 15 60
Engineering & technology 40 15 55
Agriculture & related subjects 0 20 20
Architecture, building & planning 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: