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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.

Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance

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.