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Middlesex University’s cutting-edge resources enable postgraduate students to gain practical skills and industry knowledge, empowering them to reach for more in their profession and find success by following their passion.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,772 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 44%
  • Part Time 56%

Domicile

  • UK 63%
  • EU 9%
  • Other 29%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 165 570 735
Business & Management Studies 75 590 665
Psychology 285 185 470
Other 145 290 435
Nursing 10 340 350
Social Work 10 185 195
Accounting & Finance 15 175 185
Sociology 20 165 185
Theology & Religious Studies 165 0 165
Sports Science 10 150 160
Marketing 0 155 155
Computer Science 70 80 155
Law 40 90 130
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 10 95 105
Art & Design 0 95 95
Building 0 75 75
Politics 5 70 75
Economics 10 45 55
Creative Writing 0 50 50
Music 5 35 40
Architecture 0 35 35
Physiotherapy 0 30 30
Librarianship & Information Management 0 30 30
Social Policy 5 20 25
Complementary Medicine 0 25 25
Mathematics 0 20 20
Geography & Environmental Science 15 5 20
Communication & Media Studies 5 15 20
Agriculture & Forestry 0 15 15
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 0 15 15
Food Science 0 15 15
General Engineering 5 10 15
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 10 10
Biological Sciences 5 5 10
Anatomy & Physiology 0 5 5
English 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance

Bursaries and Scholarships

Middlesex offers a wide range of postgraduate scholarships and bursaries, some offered in the form of a tuition fee reduction, and some that are subject specific. The following is a selection; please refer to the university website for details.

  • UK/EU Alumni: a 20% fee reduction on postgraduate courses. A postgraduate support bursary offering a 50% reduction on master's fees is available for final year Middlesex undergraduate students who are planning to continue into postgraduate study.
  • Scholarships across a number of subject areas offer up to 50% reduction on master's fees, available for UK/EU applicants who are applying for postgraduate study; applied as a cash award in the case of Health and Education Scholarships
  • Sports Scholarships are available to undergraduates or postgraduates demonstrating a significant achievement in sport. This is for talented sports performers who are keen to continue their sporting endeavours and compete for the university.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • The university guarantees accommodation to first-year postgraduates, provided they apply before the specified deadline shown on the university website.