University of St Andrews
- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
The University of St Andrews offers a broad range of postgraduate studies, with over 1,000 postgraduates studying in one of its four faculties of Arts, Divinity, Medicine and Science. The scale of the university allows it to compete successfully to fund groundbreaking research, while being small enough to provide individual attention to its students. A new Graduate School boasts a range of interdisciplinary subjects and the university also offers collaborative programmes and distance learning.
Postgraduate Student Statistics
2,112 postgraduate students in 2017–18
Mode of study
- Full Time 86%
- Part Time 14%
- UK 39%
- EU 24%
- Other 38%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Business & Management Studies||15||230||245|
|Theology & Religious Studies||65||70||135|
|Physics & Astronomy||80||25||105|
|History of Art, Architecture & Design||20||50||70|
|Geography & Environmental Science||25||35||65|
|Librarianship & Information Management||0||50||50|
|Classics & Ancient History||25||10||35|
|Communication & Media Studies||15||5||20|
|Anatomy & Physiology||10||5||15|
|Middle Eastern & African Studies||10||5||10|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.
Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance
- Find and check tuition fees for specific courses on our Course Chooser.
- Get information about postgraduate loans and other funding available.
Bursaries and Scholarships
- The University of St Andrews offers a number of postgraduate scholarships each year. The availability of scholarships may vary according to the area of study and fee status.
- The university also endeavours to provide financial advice and assistance to postgraduate students who are struggling with money worries.
Accommodation for Postgraduate Students
- The university is investing in a new affordable housing development in St Andrews specifically for postgraduates and early career staff.
- Accommodation for postgraduate students includes university-owned, university-managed, or private sector.
- The university has a small selection of accommodation within halls of residences for couples; students with families will have to seek either university-managed properties or private accommodation.