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City, University of London offers a wide range of taught and research postgraduate degrees; part-time and flexible options enable students to study and work, in keeping with City’s close links with business and the professions. Students benefit from expert academic staff, comprehensive student support and tailored careers guidance as they deepen their understanding of a subject, developing transferable skills such as analytical thinking, research and presentation techniques.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

9,330 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 72%
  • Part Time 28%

Domicile

  • UK 52%
  • EU 13%
  • Other 34%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Accounting & Finance 30 2065 2095
Business & Management Studies 45 960 1000
Law 20 950 970
Nursing 15 845 860
Communication & Media Studies 5 605 610
General Engineering 5 380 385
Psychology 145 215 360
Marketing 0 340 340
Librarianship & Information Management 10 325 330
Computer Science 40 210 250
Aural & Oral Sciences 10 225 235
Economics 10 215 225
Education 5 175 175
Social Policy 0 170 170
Civil Engineering 25 135 160
Creative Writing 0 150 150
Medical Technology 0 125 125
Politics 15 95 115
Sociology 15 90 105
Mathematics 10 80 90
Ophthalmics 20 65 85
Building 0 65 65
Mechanical Engineering 30 35 65
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 20 45 60
Land & Property Management 0 55 55
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 50 50
Art & Design 0 45 45
Materials Technology 0 35 35
Music 15 15 30
Physics & Astronomy 10 0 10
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 10 0 10
Food Science 5 0 5
Chemical Engineering 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 6,000–28,000
Mixed 8,000–10,000
Laboratory 9,000–12,000
Clinical -
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
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • City, University of London provides and recommends a number of funding options to help students meet the cost of university. 
  • Please refer to the university website for further details.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • City offers a range of accommodation , including modern and newly refurbished halls of residence a short walk from the main City buildings, as well as private accommodation. 
  • Each hall has a team of management staff, and features private, modern study bedrooms and communal living spaces where students can cook, relax and feel at home.
  • Please refer to the university website for further details.