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The University of East Anglia (UEA) offers a huge selection of courses for students considering a masters 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

4,935 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 64%
  • Part Time 36%

Domicile

  • UK 66%
  • EU 5%
  • Other 29%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Social Work 5 660 665
Education 50 610 665
Business & Management Studies 50 315 360
Biological Sciences 220 50 275
Economics 20 225 245
Accounting & Finance 0 235 235
Geography & Environmental Science 70 165 235
Psychology 95 135 230
Nursing 5 165 165
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 45 100 145
Creative Writing 35 85 125
Communication & Media Studies 25 90 120
Law 15 100 115
Medicine 5 110 115
Marketing 0 95 95
History 45 40 85
Politics 10 55 70
Computer Science 35 25 60
English 20 40 60
Occupational Therapy 0 60 60
History of Art, Architecture & Design 30 20 50
Chemistry 35 10 45
Physiotherapy 0 45 45
Sociology 0 30 30
American Studies 15 15 30
Agriculture & Forestry 0 25 25
Philosophy 5 15 20
Librarianship & Information Management 0 20 20
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 20 20
Mathematics 15 0 15
Social Policy 0 15 15
Linguistics 5 5 10
Civil Engineering 0 10 10
Archaeology 0 5 5
General Engineering 5 0 5
Food Science 5 0 5
Aural & Oral Sciences 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

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). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 7,300
Mixed 7,300
Laboratory 9,300
Clinical 9,200
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.
  • There are also a wide range of scholarships designed for international students.
  • UEA also provides useful information and guidance on the new UK Government Postgraduate Loan Scheme.
  • Please refer to the university website for information about fees and funding.

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.
  • There is guaranteed on-campus accommodation for international (non-EU) students. Please refer to the university website for further information.