Manchester Metropolitan University

Postgraduate Study

  • Manchester Metropolitan University offers the highest concentration of postgraduate taught courses in the North West of England, many of which are recognised by professional bodies and associations.
  • We can help to give you the competitive edge, whatever the stage of your career.
  • Study within lively and bustling postgraduate communities at our campus in the heart of Manchester, or at our Cheshire campus in the town of Crewe.
  • You will be taught by experienced professionals in award-winning learning environments with world-class facilities.
  • We offer a friendly and supportive environment for our 10,000 students who are studying for a postgraduate qualification, and a wide range of affordable courses and study modes.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 5,545 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 40%
  • Part Time 60%

Domicile

  • UK 87%
  • EU 5%
  • Other 8%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 79 1962 2041
Business & administrative studies 79 814 893
Biological sciences 151 369 520
Subjects allied to medicine 40 396 436
Social studies 31 377 408
Creative arts & design 97 213 310
Law 0 233 233
Architecture, building & planning 0 196 196
Mass communications & documentation 6 115 121
Engineering & technology 15 68 83
Languages 20 47 67
Computer science 17 47 64
Physical sciences 0 60 60
Medicine & dentistry 0 52 52
Historical & philosophical studies 8 24 32
Agriculture & related subjects 12 15 27
Mathematical sciences 3 0 3

Subject Areas

  • More than 50 subject areas. Visit our website for details.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

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 £6,030
Mixed £6,030
Laboratory £6,930
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Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Whether you are a Manchester Metropolitan University student or graduate, a graduate of another university or an international graduate, our financial support packages are available to help with your postgraduate study.
  • Postgraduate Loan Scheme: new Postgraduate Loan Scheme up to £10,000 available for UK/EU students starting September 2016.
  • Alumni loyalty discount. 20% discount on postgraduate tuition fees for taught courses starting in September 2016 is available to all Manchester Metropolitan University students who have already graduated with an undergraduate degree, PGCE or GDL, or who will be graduating in the summer of 2016.
  • Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships. in 2016, the university awarded more than £200,000 to new international students.
  • These prestigious scholarships are awarded to students who can demonstrate good academic merit and strong motivation to study at the university.
  • We offer a number of postgraduate scholarships and bursaries in a range of subject areas. Full details available n our website.

Accommodation

  • Postgraduate students are welcome in all student halls of residence and we endeavour to place you with other like-minded students.
  • There are a number of Residential Adviser positions which are suitable for mature and postgraduate students in Manchester. If you are interested in applying for one of these positions please contact the university’s Residential Services Office.

Facilities and Support for Postgraduate Students

  • Postgraduate students are welcome in all student halls of residence and we endeavour to place you with other like-minded students.
  • There are a number of Residential Adviser positions which are suitable for mature and postgraduate students in Manchester. If you are interested in applying for one of these positions please contact the University’s Residential Services Office.