Student Accommodation

  • Around 1,000 self-catered rooms are allocated to postgraduate students, all within a short walk of the university.

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):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £7,600
Mixed -
Laboratory £10,100
Clinical £20,000
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

  • The university offers a number of scholarships, studentships and awards to postgraduate students. 
  • Please refer to the university website for further details.

Research

The university offers over 200 postgraduate programmes across its six faculties:

  • Art
  • Life Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Science
  • Social Sciences and Law

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

5,175 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 76%
  • Part Time 24%

Domicile

  • UK 58%
  • EU 8%
  • Other 34%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Social studies 160 1120 1285
Education 175 585 760
Physical sciences 425 80 505
Engineering & technology 360 140 500
Biological sciences 265 215 480
Medicine & dentistry 195 185 380
Law 30 225 255
Historical & philosophical studies 140 115 255
Languages 70 160 225
Business & administrative studies 25 170 195
Subjects allied to medicine 75 120 195
Computer science 40 150 190
Creative arts & design 55 110 165
Mathematical sciences 60 10 70
Agriculture & related subjects 25 35 60
Veterinary science 10 0 10

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: