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

1,751 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 55%
  • Part Time 45%


  • UK 73%
  • EU 10%
  • Other 17%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 35 480 515
Psychology 100 190 290
Other 20 195 210
English 10 125 135
Business & Management Studies 10 100 110
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 35 70 105
Theology & Religious Studies 35 30 65
Sports Science 10 35 50
Food Science 0 40 40
Anatomy & Physiology 0 35 35
Linguistics 5 25 30
Communication & Media Studies 0 25 25
Politics 0 25 25
Sociology 5 15 20
Creative Writing 5 15 20
History 10 5 20
Biological Sciences 5 10 15
Classics & Ancient History 5 5 10
Anthropology 10 5 10
Social Policy 5 5 10
Philosophy 5 0 5
Computer Science 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance

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:
  • Esports Scholarships: £1,500 a year for students with talents in esports, for those entering the university in 2019. This accompanies investment in esports at the university, with new facilities and a student society.
  • Alumni Scholarship: for any alumni holding a full Roehampton undergraduate degree or postgraduate qualification; or who studied at the university on an exchange or study abroad programme who wish to return to undertake a higher programme of study. Applicants must be enrolling in a programme taught on campus.
  • Roehampton Music Scholarship: to help students towards the cost of developing their talents through lessons, courses, or the purchase of relevant equipment such as instruments or sheet music etc. In return, music scholars enhance the cultural life of the university through performances and being available for events chosen by college heads.
  • Scholarship for Sporting Excellence: a scholarship plus support network to encourage talented sports men and women to meet their full potential in their academic studies, as well as their chosen sport.

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.