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 £7,700
Mixed £9,000
Laboratory £9,500
Clinical £9,500

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Manchester provides funding for a large number of postgraduate students each year, through funding provided by the UK’s seven research councils, as well as awards made directly by the university.
  • Postgraduate research students may also be eligible for the President’s Doctoral Scholar (PDS) award.
  • More than 100 awards are made each year to the most outstanding students from across the globe, across all subject areas.
  • All PDS award-holders can access a bespoke suite of training activities, including advanced training in leadership, publication and time management.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

12,066 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 73%
  • Part Time 27%

Domicile

  • UK 51%
  • EU 6%
  • Other 43%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 185 2160 2345
Engineering & technology 635 1300 1935
Social studies 265 850 1115
Subjects allied to medicine 375 640 1015
Medicine & dentistry 180 805 985
Education 105 850 955
Physical sciences 685 230 915
Biological sciences 465 170 635
Computer science 155 345 500
Mathematical sciences 125 190 315
Law 60 250 310
Languages 130 165 295
Historical & philosophical studies 105 105 210
Creative arts & design 45 100 145
Architecture, building & planning 25 110 135
Mass communications & documentation 10 45 55
Agriculture & related subjects 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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