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The University of Gloucestershire offers a range of taught and research degrees, from masters to doctorates. Postgraduate students study everything from accounting and finance, and business administration through to creative and critical writing, and forensic psychology.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

1,540 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 34%
  • Part Time 66%

Domicile

  • UK 90%
  • EU 2%
  • Other 9%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 15 425 440
Sports Science 40 220 260
Business & Management Studies 55 175 230
Psychology 10 80 95
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 10 70 80
Nursing 0 65 65
Social Work 5 60 65
Sociology 15 30 45
Art & Design 10 35 45
Biological Sciences 5 25 30
Creative Writing 5 20 25
Accounting & Finance 10 15 25
Librarianship & Information Management 20 5 20
Marketing 0 20 20
Theology & Religious Studies 15 5 20
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 20 20
English 10 0 10
Law 10 5 10
Philosophy 5 5 10
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 5 5 10
Communication & Media Studies 10 0 10
Geography & Environmental Science 5 0 5
History 5 0 5
Computer Science 0 5 5
Social Policy 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Open Days

Open days allow you to experience the university first hand, and help you decide if it's the right place for you​.

Postgraduate Courses

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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 6,300– 9,100
Mixed 6,300–8,400
Laboratory 6,300–8,400
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

  • The University of Gloucestershire is pleased to reward academic excellence and operates a scholarship programme for international students. Scholarships ranging from £2,000–4,000 are available for undergraduate and postgraduate full-time taught courses. Note that terms and conditions apply to all financial awards.
  • Other scholarships and bursaries include: alumni bursary 10% and family bursary 10%.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • UK/EU postgraduates are eligible for Pittville Student Village accommodation if they have accepted their offer and apply for accommodation by the specified date for UK/EU students.
  • International postgraduates are guaranteed accommodation if they have accepted their offer and apply for accommodation by the specified deadline for international students.
  • Postgraduate students can find housing through the university-approved housing list.
  • Student houses are situated at varying distances from the campuses.
  • The university bus runs between all campuses every half hour during term time.