University of Southampton

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 7,645 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 77%
  • Part Time 23%

Domicile

  • UK 48%
  • EU 9%
  • Other 43%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 129 1036 1165
Engineering & technology 624 473 1097
Subjects allied to medicine 153 833 986
Education 106 796 902
Physical sciences 512 157 669
Creative arts & design 64 545 609
Medicine & dentistry 232 98 330
Social studies 144 167 311
Computer science 166 134 300
Biological sciences 200 84 284
Historical & philosophical studies 132 152 284
Languages 181 93 274
Mathematical sciences 73 122 195
Law 48 144 192
Mass communications & documentation 10 38 48

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 £7,500
Mixed -
Laboratory £9,000
Clinical -