University of Gloucestershire

Postgraduate Study

  • The University of Gloucestershire provides a wide range of taught and research postgraduate courses, professional courses and also short courses to improve skills and employability.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 1,330 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 39%
  • Part Time 61%

Domicile

  • UK 89%
  • EU 2%
  • Other 9%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 11 416 427
Biological sciences 55 235 290
Business & administrative studies 69 151 220
Social studies 12 88 100
Architecture, building & planning 9 65 74
Creative arts & design 16 50 66
Computer science 18 15 33
Law 11 13 24
Subjects allied to medicine 0 23 23
Physical sciences 10 13 23
Historical & philosophical studies 21 0 21
Mass communications & documentation 11 6 17
Languages 9 0 9
Engineering & technology 2 0 2

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 £4,980
Mixed £6,895
Laboratory £6,895
Clinical -

Bursaries and Scholarships

The University of Gloucestershire is pleased to reward academic excellence and operates an extensive scholarship programme for international students. Note that terms and conditions apply to all financial awards.

Scholarships and bursaries

  • Postgraduate scholarships £1,500
  • International merit scholarships up to 50%
  • International alumni bursary (for 2016 graduates) 20%
  • Alumni bursary 10%
  • Family bursary 10%

Subject specific scholarships

  • MBA scholarships £2,000
  • MSc Applied Ecology scholarship £2,000
  • MA Landscape Architecture scholarship £2,000
  • Art and Design Research scholarship 30%
  • Music Scholarship £150 plus benefits

Accommodation

  • Postgraduate students can find for housing through the university-approved housing list.
  • Student houses are situated at varying distances from the campuses.
  • The university bus runs between all of the campuses every half an hour during term time.
  • Private landlords charge between £68–80 per week (not including bills) and £80–95 with inclusive bills, dependent on the size of the property and utilities provided. The average cost of private accommodation is £75 per week, non-inclusive.