University of Roehampton

The University of Roehampton offers a first-class postgraduate educational experience, designed to help students reach their full potential and achieve the career they want. Whether studying for professional or personal development, there is a diverse range of postgraduate taught and research programmes to choose from. Set in a beautiful parkland campus in south west London, the university places emphasis on both teaching and research excellence.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

1,685 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 57%
  • Part Time 43%


  • UK 73%
  • EU 10%
  • Other 17%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 25 490 515
Psychology 95 195 290
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 45 90 135
English 10 115 125
Business & Management Studies 10 60 70
Theology & Religious Studies 25 30 55
Sports Science 10 40 50
Food Science 0 35 35
Communication & Media Studies 0 30 30
Creative Writing 10 20 30
Anatomy & Physiology 0 25 25
Politics 0 25 25
History 5 15 20
Linguistics 5 10 15
Sociology 5 10 15
Biological Sciences 5 10 10
Classics & Ancient History 5 5 10
Anthropology 10 0 10
Social Policy 0 5 5
Philosophy 5 0 5
Computer Science 5 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 10,700
Mixed 10,700
Laboratory 10,700
Clinical 10,700
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.
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

The university offers a range of bursaries and scholarships. Please refer to the university website for full details; the following is a selection:
  • Vice Chancellor's Scholarships 2017 (for PhD study): a variety of scholarships for UK and EU students, available by application.
  • Alumni Referral Scholarship: 20% tuition fee discount for international students who have been referred to the university by an alumnus.
  • Alumni Scholarship: 20% tuition fee discount for all alumni of the University of Roehampton who apply for a higher programme of study that is taught on campus.
  • Vice Chancellor's International Scholarship Scheme: £500 or £1,000 fee discount for international students who have displayed good or high academic achievement; eligibility is assessed automatically. An International Excellence Scholarship offers a £6,000 tuition fee reduction for students who have demonstrated academic excellence.
  • Fulbright-University of Roehampton Award in Dance: £14,600 for a United States graduate student pursuing a one-year (or the first year of a) master’s degree programme in Dance. Eligibility judged by the Fulbright Commission. There are also Fulbright awards for US citizens to support research or teaching at the University of Roehampton.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Roehampton has a range of accommodation for postgraduate students, including halls exclusively for postgraduate and mature students.
  • There is guaranteed accommodation for first year postgraduate students who meet the university's eligibility criteria, please refer to the university website for details.