University of East Anglia (UEA)

Postgraduate Study

  • Home to over 15,000 Home/EU and international students, our postgraduate community of around 3,500 students forms one of the central strengths of the university. We pride ourselves on the excellence of our wide range of intellectually stimulating postgraduate taught and research degrees, and aim to offer a supportive environment, with leading academic specialists, and access to exceptional research resources.
  • Degrees may be offered as full-time and part-time options, and also include professional studies such as teaching, medicine, law and business, as well as a number of short course professional development opportunities.
  • Funding for postgraduate taught and postgraduate research courses is available both from the university and from a number of external schemes. Scholarships, bursaries and studentships offered by the university are normally awarded to students on the basis of academic merit and are usually for the duration of the period of study.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 4,820 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 60%
  • Part Time 40%

Domicile

  • UK 61%
  • EU 6%
  • Other 32%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Social studies 115 1211 1326
Business & administrative studies 27 750 777
Education 78 646 724
Subjects allied to medicine 66 440 506
Biological sciences 272 82 354
Physical sciences 134 67 201
Historical & philosophical studies 87 98 185
Mass communications & documentation 55 104 159
Languages 53 86 139
Law 12 95 107
Computer science 36 71 107
Creative arts & design 34 73 107
Medicine & dentistry 7 68 75
Mathematical sciences 26 1 27
Agriculture & related subjects 0 17 17
Engineering & technology 0 9 9

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

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 £7,150
Mixed -
Laboratory £8,650
Clinical £7,150