University of Bristol
- Undergraduate Students
- International Students
- Our postgraduates study alongside the best in their field, in a supportive environment that challenges and stretches them.
- Bristol is recognised globally for its academic excellence.
What do Postgraduate Students Study?
The 5,525 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:
Mode of study
- Full Time 77%
- Part Time 23%
- UK 55%
- EU 8%
- Other 38%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Engineering & technology||358||140||498|
|Medicine & dentistry||195||185||380|
|Historical & philosophical studies||140||116||256|
|Business & administrative studies||23||172||195|
|Subjects allied to medicine||74||120||194|
|Creative arts & design||53||110||163|
|Agriculture & related subjects||26||36||62|
There are more than 200 postgraduate programmes across our six faculties:
- Biomedical Sciences
- Health Sciences
- Social Sciences and Law
Type of Qualification:
Postgraduate Fees and Funding
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|
Bursaries and Scholarships
- The university offers a number of scholarships, studentships and awards to postgraduate students. Find more details on our website.
- Around 1,000 self-catered rooms are allocated to postgraduate students, all within a short walk of the university.
- Bristol's postgraduates are highly attractive to employers; our employment record is among the UK's best.
- Many major organisations have strong links with the Careers Service and often recruit directly from campus.
Facilities and Support for Postgraduate Students
- You will have the opportunity to join the Union Postgraduate Network, a student-led initiative that promotes an active postgrad community.
Support services provided by the university include:
- Student counselling service
- Subsidised day nursery
- Multifaith chaplaincy
- Disability services
- Student health services