University of Roehampton

Postgraduate Study

  • At Roehampton, we offer a first-class educational experience, designed to help you reach your full potential and get the career you want. Our beautiful campus offers excellent facilities for teaching and learning.
  • During your time here you’ll study alongside our exceptional academic staff, who are producing innovative, internationally-renowned research. They are passionate about the subjects that they teach, resulting in stimulating, contemporary courses that will give you a comprehensive understanding of your chosen field.
  • We are focused on creating knowledge and ideas that help us to understand our world and make it a better place. Two-thirds of our research is officially recognised as of 'world-class' and 'internationally excellent' standard. The university is ranked the most research-intensive modern university in the country, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.
  • Some 10,000 students attend the University of Roehampton, a quarter of who are postgraduates.
  • There is a cosmopolitan atmosphere on campus, with more than 140 different nationalities studying at the university, reflecting its growing international reputation.
  • Whatever subject you study, you will be part of a diverse and close-knit community of postgraduate students, all sharing their experiences and perspectives. Roehampton has a unique atmosphere, with a proud history stretching back 175 years through our four Colleges. Our rich history informs our ethos, providing a distinctive experience for our students.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 1,665 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 56%
  • Part Time 44%


  • UK 80%
  • EU 8%
  • Other 12%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 38 610 648
Biological sciences 133 236 369
Subjects allied to medicine 6 193 199
Languages 27 130 157
Creative arts & design 63 81 144
Business & administrative studies 13 51 64
Social studies 21 25 46
Historical & philosophical studies 18 18 36
Mass communications & documentation 0 2 2
Computer science 1 0 1

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 £9,800
Mixed £9,800
Laboratory £9,800
Clinical £9,800