University of Central Lancashire

Postgraduate Study

  • At UCLan, our postgraduate programmes and research opportunities are underpinned by world-leading research, innovative approaches and real-world experience and are designed to enhance and develop your knowledge and skills to an advanced level.
  • We offer postgraduate taught and postgraduate research courses across a broad portfolio.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 4,450 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 23%
  • Part Time 77%

Domicile

  • UK 77%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 19%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 145 692 837
Subjects allied to medicine 99 652 751
Social studies 40 516 556
Education 35 423 458
Medicine & dentistry 13 270 283
Physical sciences 127 141 268
Biological sciences 110 156 266
Creative arts & design 10 180 190
Law 53 135 188
Engineering & technology 24 146 170
Architecture, building & planning 18 142 160
Languages 43 64 107
Computer science 23 46 69
Mass communications & documentation 10 57 67
Agriculture & related subjects 0 50 50
Historical & philosophical studies 13 16 29

Subject Areas

  • Choose from over 200 taught postgraduate programmes.
  • See our wide-range of research degree themes.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

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
Classroom £6,000
Mixed £6,000
Laboratory £6,000
Clinical £6,000