Postgraduate Study

  • From two-year Euro-Masters to part-time degrees ranging from microbiology to management, Surrey offers an exciting range of postgraduate options, accredited by industry.
  • Whatever course students choose, Surrey's dedicated academic staff will inspire students to discover new ways of thinking about their subjects.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 3,715 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 65%
  • Part Time 35%

Domicile

  • UK 57%
  • EU 12%
  • Other 31%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Subjects allied to medicine 89 791 880
Engineering & technology 367 486 853
Business & administrative studies 91 609 700
Biological sciences 271 197 468
Social studies 66 138 204
Physical sciences 95 65 160
Creative arts & design 37 103 140
Languages 42 76 118
Computer science 35 44 79
Law 21 16 37
Mass communications & documentation 3 25 28
Mathematical sciences 23 1 24
Education 0 19 19
Agriculture & related subjects 6 0 6

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 £6,000–7,000
Mixed £7,000–17,000
Laboratory £8,000–9,000
Clinical £9.000–10,000

Careers Guidance

  • As students near the end of their programmes, the Careers Service is on-hand to guide students through the maze of postgraduate job opportunities – or the possibility of postgraduate research.

Facilities and Support for Postgraduate Students

  • To help students settle in, the university runs a comprehensive induction week and invites new international (non-EU) students to arrive a few days early in order to attend the International Orientation Programme.