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The University of Bradford offers over 200 postgraduate taught, research and CPD programmes, including full-time, and flexible part-time and distance learning courses. Postgraduate students can broaden their horizons, network with peers, and develop the skills needed to take their career to the next level.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

2,421 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 33%
  • Part Time 67%

Domicile

  • UK 82%
  • EU 4%
  • Other 15%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Other 45 405 450
General Engineering 10 325 335
Business & Management Studies 30 240 270
Nursing 5 180 185
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 30 150 180
Politics 15 85 100
Medical Technology 5 85 85
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 5 80 80
Social Work 5 75 75
Ophthalmics 5 60 70
Archaeology 15 45 60
Computer Science 35 20 55
Accounting & Finance 10 40 50
Psychology 5 45 50
Mechanical Engineering 15 25 40
Librarianship & Information Management 5 35 40
Education 0 40 40
Physiotherapy 0 40 40
Civil Engineering 10 20 30
Economics 5 25 25
Marketing 5 25 25
Sociology 10 15 25
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 25 0 25
Biological Sciences 15 10 25
Chemical Engineering 5 15 20
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 10 15
Law 0 10 10
Anatomy & Physiology 0 5 5
Chemistry 5 5 5
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 5 0 5
Social Policy 0 5 5
Mathematics 0 5 5
Occupational Therapy 5 0 5
Communication & Media Studies 5 0 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 6,680
Mixed -
Laboratory 7,960
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
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

Scholarships are available for postgraduate taught and research students. These include:

  • A University of Bradford Postgraduate Bursary for Home and EU students meeting the eligibility criteria.
  • Subject-specific scholarships.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Accommodation is guaranteed for postgraduate students at the university's on-campus student village, The Green.