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The University of Hull offers a broad range of postgraduate courses, many offering flexibility around work, family or other commitments. Students get tailored support with Graduate School facilities, a postgraduate training scheme, and links to organisations ranging from the NHS to renewable firms in the Humber estuary providing the chance to develop students' professional portfolio. They also benefit from a campus which has invested in facilities from accommodation to sport, the arts to ICT.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

2,930 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 56%
  • Part Time 44%

Domicile

  • UK 68%
  • EU 8%
  • Other 24%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 55 955 1010
Nursing 30 255 290
Business & Management Studies 75 200 275
Marketing 30 80 110
Accounting & Finance 25 70 95
Social Work 5 80 85
Biological Sciences 55 25 80
History 35 45 75
Chemistry 55 20 75
Sociology 15 45 60
Psychology 15 40 55
English 25 25 50
Politics 10 35 45
Geography & Environmental Science 30 15 45
Medicine 45 0 45
Computer Science 25 20 40
Sports Science 30 15 40
Law 15 20 35
General Engineering 30 5 30
Anatomy & Physiology 0 30 30
Music 20 10 30
Physics & Astronomy 30 0 30
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 10 10 20
Materials Technology 0 15 15
Economics 10 5 15
Chemical Engineering 5 10 10
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 5 5 10
Social Policy 10 0 10
Creative Writing 5 0 5
Communication & Media Studies 5 5 5
Mechanical Engineering 5 5 5
Civil Engineering 0 5 5
Anthropology 5 0 5
Archaeology 5 0 5
Philosophy 5 0 5
Geology 5 0 5
Theology & Religious Studies 5 0 5
Librarianship & Information Management 0 5 5
History of Art, Architecture & Design 5 0 5
Mathematics 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

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 6,755–8,830
Mixed -
Laboratory 7,275
Clinical 7,940
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 Hull offers a range of scholarships and bursaries; please refer to the university website for full details and eligibility. A selection are as follows:
  • Graduate Studentship: a £1,000 discount on tuition fees for University of Hull graduates on postgraduate taught courses (excluding PGCE and MBA courses).
  • Funded PhD opportunities are available through the annual university research studentship scheme, and through several third-party funding organisations.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • All unaccompanied new students are guaranteed a room in university-owned, managed or directed accommodation, as long as they apply by the specified deadline in autumn.
  • The university has a great range of accommodation, from off campus or on-campus, catered or self-catered, covering a variety of budgets and requirements. Postgraduates can choose to be in the thick of it, or somewhere quiet and out of the way.
  • Most residential options for new students include utility bills, Internet charges and contents insurance in the rent. All university-owned accommodation includes 50Mbps Wi-Fi, and students can connect up to seven devices at once.