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Edge Hill is proud of its recent accolades, achieving TEF Gold for delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students and its status as a world-class institution. As the UK’s largest provider of taught postgraduate programmes, Edge Hill offers a range of industry-led programmes in a variety of subject areas. Most are available on a full and part-time or flexible basis with advanced study and research options. Postgraduate awards include PGCE, MA, MSc, MBA, MRes and PhD.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

3,605 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 31%
  • Part Time 69%

Domicile

  • UK 97%
  • EU 1%
  • Other 2%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 15 1880 1895
Nursing 0 785 785
Sports Science 15 25 40
Psychology 15 25 40
Computer Science 5 30 35
Sociology 10 25 30
Creative Writing 0 30 30
English 15 15 30
Biological Sciences 10 20 30
Business & Management Studies 10 20 25
Dentistry 0 25 25
Communication & Media Studies 10 15 25
History 5 10 15
Marketing 0 15 15
Social Work 0 10 10
Music 10 0 10
Librarianship & Information Management 0 10 10
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 10 10
Mathematics 0 5 5
Food Science 0 5 5
Geography & Environmental Science 5 5 5
Law 5 0 5
Accounting & Finance 0 5 5
American Studies 0 5 5
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 5 5
Philosophy 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 5,040
Mixed -
Laboratory -
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

Edge Hill has a wide range of scholarships and bursaries to offer both prospective and current students, as well as UK and International students. For further information on eligibility and how to apply please refer to the university website.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

Halls of residence are not offered to postgraduate students, however support is provided via the university website to help you find accommodation if you’re coming to live from outside the area. The Accommodation Team can provide assistance to help you find the right accommodation including a list of local lodgings and local private landlords. A free bus service operates between campus and the town centre.