Student Accommodation

  • International (non-EU) postgraduate students and some students with disabilities can apply for a place in Kingston University's halls of residence.
  • Accommodation cannot be guaranteed for UK/EU postgraduate students; however help is available when looking for privately rented accommodation.

Postgraduate Fees

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 £5,600–10,000
Mixed £5,600–10,000
Laboratory £5,600–10,000
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
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Postgraduate scholarships are available for both Home, EU and international students.
  • Home and EU alumni of undergraduate courses are given a 10% discount on full-time and part-time postgraduate degree course tuition fees; an alumni discount for international students is also available, please refer to the university website, international fees and funding web pages.
  • Support and loans are offered to teacher training (PGCE) students. Students with dependents may also be eligible for extra help.
  • Bursaries are available for some students following the qualifying Master of Social Work (MSW) programme.

Research

  • Most subject areas are available at postgraduate level.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

4,609 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 54%
  • Part Time 46%

Domicile

  • UK 68%
  • EU 8%
  • Other 24%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 40 960 1000
Social studies 30 515 545
Education 5 515 515
Creative arts & design 35 480 515
Subjects allied to medicine 40 455 495
Engineering & technology 35 430 465
Biological sciences 50 245 300
Computer science 30 195 225
Architecture, building & planning 10 215 225
Historical & philosophical studies 35 165 200
Physical sciences 20 135 155
Law 10 85 95
Mass communications & documentation 10 70 80
Mathematical sciences 5 60 65
Languages 25 30 55
Medicine & dentistry 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: