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The University of Bristol, founded in 1876, is one of the top 50 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020). The University is at the heart of Bristol, a historic, lively and green city in the south-west of England.
Postgraduate Student Statistics
6,584 postgraduate students in 2017–18
Mode of study
- Full Time 79%
- Part Time 21%
- UK 55%
- EU 7%
- Other 38%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Accounting & Finance||10||490||505|
|Business & Management Studies||15||415||430|
|Electrical & Electronic Engineering||90||180||275|
|Physics & Astronomy||175||25||200|
|Anatomy & Physiology||65||120||185|
|Geography & Environmental Science||65||120||185|
|Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering||105||0||105|
|Drama, Dance & Cinematics||15||70||85|
|Agriculture & Forestry||0||35||35|
|History of Art, Architecture & Design||10||15||25|
|Theology & Religious Studies||10||10||20|
|Classics & Ancient History||15||0||15|
|East & South Asian Studies||0||15||15|
|Russian & East European Languages||5||0||5|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.
Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance
- Find and check tuition fees for specific courses on our Course Chooser.
- Get information about postgraduate loans and other funding available.
Bursaries and Scholarships
- Bursaries and scholarships are available to a range of postgraduate students, including refugees and asylum seekers. Please refer to the University of Bristol website for more information on all scholarships and bursaries.
- The University of Bristol's reputation enables it to offer funding for doctoral education from a wide range of sources. There are currently 29 funded Doctoral Training Programmes offering studentships at Bristol.
Accommodation for Postgraduate Students
- Around 1,000 self-catered rooms are available to postgraduate students, all within a short walk of the university.
- The university also provides advice for those seeking private accommodation.