Student Accommodation

  • Postgraduate international students are guaranteed accommodation if they apply by the published deadline.

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 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £4,140–7,020
Mixed £4,140–7,020
Laboratory £4,140–7,020
Clinical £4,140–7,020
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Bursaries and scholarships at postgraduate level varies from course to course.  Some partial fee bursaries are available each year for MPhil/PhD programmes; and fully funded studentships are advertised as they arise.

Research

  • A range of postgraduate taught and research programmes are available across the university, through part-time, full-time and distance-learning routes, working with enthusiastic and committed staff and departments. 
  • Most subject areas are available at postgraduate level.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

4,087 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 26%
  • Part Time 74%

Domicile

  • UK 90%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 7%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Subjects allied to medicine 5 1185 1195
Business & administrative studies 45 895 940
Education 50 685 735
Combined 0 420 420
Biological sciences 55 260 320
Historical & philosophical studies 115 130 250
Social studies 70 130 195
Creative arts & design 15 30 45
Computer science 5 30 35
Agriculture & related subjects 0 30 30
Languages 5 15 25
Mathematical sciences 5 15 20
Law 5 10 15
Mass communications & documentation 5 5 10
Medicine & dentistry 5 5 5
Engineering & technology 5 0 5
Physical sciences 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: