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):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £5,000
Mixed £5,000
Laboratory £5,000
Clinical -
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

  • DMU currently offers the Vice-Chancellor's 2020 Scholarship for Home/EU alumni who wish to continue their studies at DMU by enrolling on a postgraduate taught course. It offers a tuition fee discount of up to 50% to recent DMU graduates who achieved a 2:1 or above.


  • The majority of DMU’s research activities were judged to be world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework, the UK-wide initiative to assess the quality of research in universities.
  • DMU is a research-active university that makes a vital impact across all its faculties. Research has included investigations into the healthiest cooking oils, as featured on BBC TV’s Trust Me, I'm a Doctor; and Dr Parvez Haris, head of DMU’s Biomedical Environmental Health Group, is at the forefront of a research project into arsenic levels in rice, which could have life-changing implications for 3 billion people around the globe.
  • Square Mile India is a series of projects sharing the skills of DMU students and staff to make a positive change for thousands of people in Indian communities, adding an overseas dimension to the university’s Square Mile project, and involving DMU’s pioneering international experience programme #DMUglobal.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

3,764 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 46%
  • Part Time 54%


  • UK 64%
  • EU 5%
  • Other 31%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 35 745 780
Law 5 745 750
Subjects allied to medicine 70 455 525
Creative arts & design 60 190 250
Engineering & technology 45 195 240
Computer science 50 170 220
Education 5 165 170
Architecture, building & planning 10 155 165
Social studies 15 130 150
Physical sciences 10 120 130
Biological sciences 25 70 95
Mass communications & documentation 20 55 80
Historical & philosophical studies 10 40 50
Languages 20 5 25
Mathematical sciences 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: