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The University of Chester offers an extensive range of postgraduate courses across a number of specialist sites, providing students with modern facilities for teaching, learning and student life. Research-led teaching and in-depth subject expertise within faculties provides students with an outstanding postgraduate experience. 

Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,463 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 28%
  • Part Time 72%

Domicile

  • UK 91%
  • EU 2%
  • Other 7%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Other 45 925 970
Education 60 905 965
Business & Management Studies 30 665 695
Nursing 0 385 385
Psychology 45 220 265
Medical Technology 0 235 235
Food Science 5 215 215
Social Work 40 130 170
Theology & Religious Studies 65 60 130
Sports Science 15 40 55
Communication & Media Studies 5 30 35
History 15 20 35
Agriculture & Forestry 0 30 30
Biological Sciences 25 10 30
Librarianship & Information Management 0 30 30
Marketing 0 25 25
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 20 25
Art & Design 10 15 25
English 10 10 20
Mathematics 5 15 20
Law 5 20 20
Archaeology 5 15 15
Music 0 15 15
Sociology 10 0 10
Computer Science 5 5 10
Geography & Environmental Science 5 5 10
Chemical Engineering 5 0 5
Social Policy 5 0 5
Mechanical Engineering 5 0 5
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • For information regarding postgraduate funding including a Graduate Loyalty Discount, please refer to the postgraduate finance section on the university website.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • The University of Chester has accommodation for postgraduate or PGCE students; please contact the university for details.