University of Glasgow

Postgraduate Study

  • The University of Glasgow has a research community of 3000 research and teaching staff and an impressive 81% of the university's research is judged to internationally excellent (REF 2014).
  • Be taught by academics who are leading experts in their disciplines.
  • The university is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities.
  • Discover a way of learning that develops your critical thinking, analytical abilities and curiosity.
  • Over 5,000 students are currently registered for taught degrees.
  • A postgraduate degree can provide you with a platform for further research or enable you to develop high-level skills and advanced knowledge to further your career.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 7,655 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 75%
  • Part Time 25%

Domicile

  • UK 52%
  • EU 11%
  • Other 37%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 137 1473 1610
Business & administrative studies 90 1219 1309
Medicine & dentistry 351 403 754
Social studies 150 593 743
Biological sciences 249 228 477
Law 66 338 404
Engineering & technology 202 190 392
Physical sciences 248 111 359
Historical & philosophical studies 174 184 358
Languages 148 127 275
Computer science 75 147 222
Creative arts & design 48 149 197
Architecture, building & planning 17 139 156
Subjects allied to medicine 37 114 151
Veterinary science 81 0 81
Mathematical sciences 48 26 74
Mass communications & documentation 8 45 53
Agriculture & related subjects 9 33 42

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 £6,950
Mixed -
Laboratory £6,950
Clinical £9,050

Facilities and Support for Postgraduate Students

  • Benefit from our vast information resources and state-of-the-art equipment.
  • Glasgow boasts one of the largest university libraries in the UK, with over 800 student PCs and extremely convenient opening hours. The library is open 361 days of the year from 07:15–02:00.