Postgraduate Study

  • Over 2,500 students on more than 120 postgraduate taught and research degrees in Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Health, Law, Management, Medicine, and Science.
  • Main library has a study area devoted to postgraduate students.
  • Postgraduate Open Days held in November and March.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 2,555 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 66%
  • Part Time 34%

Domicile

  • UK 60%
  • EU 7%
  • Other 32%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Subjects allied to medicine 127 483 610
Engineering & technology 221 121 342
Business & administrative studies 29 292 321
Social studies 60 185 245
Law 9 185 194
Languages 74 117 191
Biological sciences 88 83 171
Education 6 113 119
Physical sciences 40 51 91
Mass communications & documentation 5 68 73
Computer science 22 44 66
Historical & philosophical studies 14 31 45
Creative arts & design 0 32 32
Mathematical sciences 20 11 31
Medicine & dentistry 9 10 19
Combined 0 5 5

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 £5,300–12,500
Mixed £5,300–12,500
Laboratory £5,300–6,250
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Bursaries and Scholarships

  • £5 million in postgraduate scholarships and bursaries available each year to UK, EU, and international students.

Accommodation

  • Family accommodation is available at the 130-room postgraduate residence, Beck House.
  • The university also has its own private sector accommodation letting agency.