Student Accommodation

  • Priority is given to all first year students (undergraduate and postgraduate) who live 25 miles from the city centre and are eligible by a defined date in August following exam results.
  • Accommodation comprises 2,000 self-catering rooms all with Wi-Fi. The Campus Village is within the university campus and is a few minutes' walk from the main academic buildings, library and popular city centre cafés, pubs, clubs and shops.
  • There are also a wide variety of private student residences in and around the city centre and in the West End.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £4,800–12,000
Mixed £4,800–12,000
Laboratory £4,800–12,000
Clinical -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The university offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries for both postgraduate and undergraduate study. Please refer to the university website for the online scholarship search facility.
  • The Engineering Faculty has over 300 industry-sponsored scholarships, one of the largest portfolios of any Engineering Faculty in the UK. Scholarships are available in many areas of engineering and at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and are open to new and continuing students.


  • There are several postgraduate research opportunities across the university.
  • Please refer to the university website for further details.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

6,504 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 62%
  • Part Time 38%


  • UK 67%
  • EU 9%
  • Other 24%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 45 1860 1905
Business & administrative studies 135 1320 1455
Engineering & technology 610 710 1325
Subjects allied to medicine 190 205 395
Law 40 340 380
Physical sciences 260 65 325
Social studies 40 225 265
Architecture, building & planning 35 130 160
Biological sciences 25 65 90
Computer science 35 45 75
Mathematical sciences 45 25 70
Historical & philosophical studies 25 10 35
Mass communications & documentation 10 15 25
Medicine & dentistry 20 5 20
Languages 5 5 10

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: