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The University of East Anglia (UEA) offers a huge selection of courses for students considering a master's or other postgraduate programme – whether students want to develop specialist knowledge, or diversify their expertise to widen up career choices. Students may also be able to benefit from a range of postgraduate scholarships and bursaries.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,971 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 63%
  • Part Time 37%

Domicile

  • UK 68%
  • EU 5%
  • Other 27%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 45 680 725
Social Work 5 710 715
Other 125 300 425
Business & Management Studies 55 285 345
Biological Sciences 210 60 270
Accounting & Finance 0 250 250
Geography & Environmental Science 80 160 240
Psychology 105 125 235
Economics 25 195 220
Nursing 5 195 195
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 45 120 160
Communication & Media Studies 20 125 145
Creative Writing 35 95 125
Law 20 90 105
Medicine 5 95 95
Politics 10 80 90
Marketing 0 85 85
History 50 35 80
Occupational Therapy 0 60 60
Computer Science 30 30 60
English 15 40 55
Physiotherapy 0 40 40
History of Art, Architecture & Design 20 20 35
Chemistry 35 5 35
American Studies 20 5 25
Social Policy 0 25 25
Librarianship & Information Management 5 20 20
Agriculture & Forestry 0 20 20
Philosophy 10 10 15
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 15 15
Mathematics 15 0 15
Linguistics 5 10 15
Sociology 0 10 10
General Engineering 5 0 5
Civil Engineering 0 5 5
Archaeology 0 5 5
Aural & Oral Sciences 5 0 5
Food Science 5 0 5
Music 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

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 7,550
Mixed -
Laboratory 7,550–10,000
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

  • UEA offers a wide range of scholarships for postgraduate students. Please refer to the university website for more information, eligibility criteria and details of how to apply.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • UEA and Norwich offer a safe, friendly and comfortable place to live.
  • Students can apply for campus-based or private rented postgraduate accommodation. UEA Students' Union also run a housing bureau on campus, Home Run.