Student Accommodation

  • The university provides accommodation for postgraduates students to suit all budgets.
  • All accommodation sites are within easy walking distance of the main campus, the train station and the amenities of the city centre.

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 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £7,500
Mixed £8,550
Laboratory £10,525
Clinical -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • A wide variety of scholarships and bursaries are available; please refer to the university website for details.


  • The university offers postgraduate research opportunities in line with the its strong research culture, available across a wide variety of fields.
  • Professional doctorates are also available, including Doctor of Social Science, Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) and Doctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy).
  • Please refer to the university website for details.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

6,317 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 71%
  • Part Time 29%


  • UK 47%
  • EU 5%
  • Other 48%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 70 1275 1340
Mass communications & documentation 55 1080 1135
Social studies 115 970 1085
Education 80 510 590
Medicine & dentistry 255 270 525
Biological sciences 230 285 515
Physical sciences 190 90 280
Engineering & technology 70 205 275
Computer science 30 235 270
Languages 65 180 250
Historical & philosophical studies 100 135 235
Mathematical sciences 60 135 195
Law 30 150 180
Subjects allied to medicine 25 70 100

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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Mode of study: