Student Accommodation

  • While not guaranteed, it is highly likely that postgraduates will be able to access a room in student residences if they apply in plenty of time.

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 £4,500
Mixed -
Laboratory £4,500
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

  • QMU has a number of opportunities to apply for scholarships and bursaries for postgraduate students.
  • Please refer to the university website for further details.


  • Please refer to the university website for further details.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

1,627 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 34%
  • Part Time 66%


  • UK 73%
  • EU 14%
  • Other 13%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Subjects allied to medicine 75 1255 1330
Business & administrative studies 15 155 165
Creative arts & design 0 115 115
Mass communications & documentation 10 20 30
Biological sciences 5 20 25
Social studies 5 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification: