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The University of Greenwich offers career-focused postgraduate degrees, many accredited by leading professional bodies, while the university's research has earned four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes. A thriving research community addresses some of the world's most challenging issues, including drug development, fire safety and food security.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,370 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 34%
  • Part Time 66%

Domicile

  • UK 68%
  • EU 5%
  • Other 27%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & Management Studies 45 640 685
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 35 630 665
Education 50 375 425
Nursing 0 250 250
Architecture 5 200 205
Marketing 10 155 165
Biological Sciences 5 130 140
Accounting & Finance 15 100 115
Librarianship & Information Management 0 115 115
Psychology 15 90 105
Computer Science 25 70 95
Building 5 70 75
General Engineering 55 15 70
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 0 70 70
Social Work 0 65 65
Mathematics 25 25 50
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 50 50
Agriculture & Forestry 25 20 45
Chemistry 45 5 45
Economics 0 40 40
Food Science 10 30 40
Art & Design 0 30 30
Aural & Oral Sciences 0 30 30
Sociology 5 20 25
Geography & Environmental Science 0 25 25
English 10 15 20
Land & Property Management 0 20 20
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 0 20 20
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 20 20
Civil Engineering 0 20 20
Law 5 10 15
Materials Technology 15 0 15
Mechanical Engineering 0 15 15
Complementary Medicine 0 15 15
Sports Science 0 10 10
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 10 10
Politics 5 5 10
Linguistics 5 5 10
History 5 5 10
Chemical Engineering 0 5 5
Communication & Media Studies 0 5 5
East & South Asian Studies 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

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 6,500–14,500
Mixed 6,500–14,500
Laboratory 6,500–14,500
Clinical 6,500–14,500
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 Greenwich provides a number of scholarships and bursaries for postgraduates.
  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • New students are guaranteed a place in a hall of residence provided they meet certain conditions. They must be a full-time student attending the University of Greenwich for the first time; the university must receive their accommodation application by the relevant deadline; and they must enrol on a full-time course of study for the entire academic session at one of the university's three campuses (Avery Hill, Greenwich or Medway).