Student Accommodation

  • Around 2,200 places are available in UCLan halls of residence for students, including postgraduates; halls are located within or very close to the heart of the main campus.
  • Students live in flats which include a kitchen diner and, in some halls, a communal area. There is the option of standard or en-suite bedrooms, which are priced accordingly. There are also adapted rooms in the halls for those students with disabilities.
  • All university halls are self-catering and the prices include all fuel and water bills; students also receive free Internet access in all halls owned or leased by UCLan.

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). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £6,300
Mixed £6,300
Laboratory £6,300
Clinical £6,300
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Please refer to the university website for details of UCLan bursary schemes and scholarships available.


  • Please refer to the university website for details of over 200 taught postgraduate programmes, and the university's wide range of research degree themes.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

4,279 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 28%
  • Part Time 72%


  • UK 84%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 13%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 145 690 835
Subjects allied to medicine 100 650 750
Social studies 40 515 555
Education 35 425 460
Medicine & dentistry 15 270 285
Physical sciences 125 140 270
Biological sciences 110 155 265
Creative arts & design 10 180 190
Law 55 135 190
Engineering & technology 25 145 170
Architecture, building & planning 20 140 160
Languages 45 65 105
Computer science 25 45 70
Mass communications & documentation 10 55 65
Agriculture & related subjects 0 50 50
Historical & philosophical studies 15 15 30

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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