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 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £7,750– 8,750
Mixed £8,250–9,800
Laboratory £8,250–9,800
Clinical -

Bursaries and Scholarships

UAL offers a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and awards provided through generous donations from individuals, companies and philanthropic charities, as well as from university funds, including: 

  • UK and EU Vice-Chancellor's Postgraduate Scholarships: up to 150 scholarships awarding a 50% tuition fee waiver on a full-time qualifying Masters course.
  • 2 types of International Vice-Chancellor's Postgraduate Scholarships: a partial tuition fee remission £5,000 available to 25 eligible students on a full-time taught masters course; and 8 £25,000 scholarships that cover tuition fee charges and make a contribution towards living costs; scholarship recipients will also be offered accommodation for the duration of their study.
  • Please use the university website's scholarship search tool to access further details.


  • University of the Arts London offers both theoretical and practice-based research programmes, leading to an MPhil or PhD awarded in any subject area where the university can provide appropriately qualified supervision.
  • There are currently over 250 research degree students at UAL who benefit from full access to cross-college resources, interdisciplinary dialogue, and research student training via Research Network UAL (RNUAL).

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

3,405 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 78%
  • Part Time 22%


  • UK 40%
  • EU 17%
  • Other 43%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Creative arts & design 255 2115 2370
Business & administrative studies 0 360 360
Education 0 260 260
Mass communications & documentation 0 200 200
Historical & philosophical studies 0 45 45
Biological sciences 0 20 20
Architecture, building & planning 0 20 20

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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