St George's, University of London

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 930 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 21%
  • Part Time 79%


  • UK 96%
  • EU 2%
  • Other 2%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Subjects allied to medicine 59 796 855
Biological sciences 25 28 53
Medicine & dentistry 23 0 23

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 £10,000
Mixed -
Laboratory -
Clinical -

Careers Guidance

  • Available to all students, our team of advisors can help you make important career decisions. The service is a member of the Careers Group, University of London and students of St George's can access the central events organised by the group.

Facilities and Support for Postgraduate Students

  • If you choose to study here at St George’s, you will work and learn alongside people who share your passion for health and science. Postgraduate courses here are rigorous but we pride ourselves on the personal support we provide to help you to fulfil your potential.
  • SGUL offers strong personal and academic guidance and support for all postgraduate student including the provision of a Graduate School.

Our Graduate School supports and enhances postgraduate study by:

  • ensuring and enhancing the quality of postgraduate training, supervision and education.
  • providing professional and personal development opportunities.
  • bringing together postgraduate students and early careers researchers from different disciplines to support and learn from each other.

PG students also have access to our pastoral and practical support services:

  • careers, counselling, disability, faith, international student support, mentoring, personal tutors, Student Centre, Students’ Union, support for students with children, study and language skills.
  • Counselling Studying is rewarding but, at times, can be stressful. To help you get through any difficulties that may be effecting your life, we offer a confidential counselling service available to all students.
  • Disability St George's warmly welcomes and supports students and staff who are disabled or have a specific learning difficulty – in fact, we were a partner in the General Medical Council’s Gateways project, helping develop guidance to encourage people with disabilities into medicine. Our advisors are here to support any student or potential student with a disability or specific needs.
  • Faith Open to students and staff of all faiths (or non-faith), the St George's Chaplaincy represents the main faith communities on campus. Our Students’ Union also has a number of faith societies that provide students with an opportunity to support each other spiritually, discuss and debate faith issues and hold events.
  • International student support A dedicated advisory service for international students offers everything from visa information and English language support to money advice.
  • Mentoring St George's has a tradition of mentoring incoming students, where new students are supported by established ones and helped to settle in.