Postgraduate Student Statistics

610 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 83%
  • Part Time 17%


  • UK 47%
  • EU 16%
  • Other 38%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Art & Design 40 255 295
Architecture 5 150 155
Education 0 55 55
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 45 45
Medical Technology 0 25 25
General Engineering 0 10 10
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 10 10

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 2,340–7,020
Mixed 11,340
Laboratory -
Clinical -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The GSA has a range of scholarships offering partial assistance with the costs of postgraduate study.
  • The Scottish Funding Council provides funding for a number of full-fee waivers for postgraduate students on selected programmes.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Accommodation in the GSA halls of residence is not guaranteed for postgraduate students but applications are assessed on need.
  • Students can apply to stay in dedicated postgraduate flats within the GSA halls of residence.
  • A large amount of private accommodation is also available to those not staying in GSA halls, and the GSA's Student Welfare department offers help with flat-hunting.