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The University of Warwick

The University of Warwick helps postgraduate students become experts in their subject, with the opportunity to learn from some of the world's leading minds, alongside other students who share their academic enthusiasm –giving them the tools they need to fulfil their career aspirations.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

8,935 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 61%
  • Part Time 39%

Domicile

  • UK 53%
  • EU 9%
  • Other 39%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & Management Studies 130 2305 2435
Education 75 950 1025
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 110 450 560
General Engineering 120 435 555
Economics 25 310 335
Social Work 5 315 315
Mathematics 145 105 250
Politics 80 165 250
Accounting & Finance 20 225 245
Dentistry 0 240 240
Chemistry 165 35 200
Biological Sciences 145 50 195
Marketing 0 165 165
Computer Science 80 60 135
Law 35 100 130
Physics & Astronomy 120 0 120
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 20 95 115
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 0 110 110
English 35 40 80
Psychology 30 45 75
Sociology 35 40 75
Philosophy 40 30 75
Linguistics 30 40 70
History 40 30 70
Medicine 45 0 45
Communication & Media Studies 15 20 35
Chemical Engineering 0 35 35
Librarianship & Information Management 0 35 35
Mechanical Engineering 0 30 30
Civil Engineering 0 25 25
History of Art, Architecture & Design 10 10 20
Classics & Ancient History 20 0 20
Nursing 5 10 15
Social Policy 10 0 10
Italian 5 5 10
Food Science 0 10 10
French 5 0 5
Creative Writing 0 5 5
Iberian Languages 5 0 5
German 5 0 5
American Studies 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 8,580
Mixed -
Laboratory 8,580
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

In 2016/17 the university allocated over £36 million of scholarship funding to postgraduate students, helping outstanding individuals to get to the next level of their career. Scholarships include the following:
  • Warwick Taught Masters Scholarships: worth £5,000 for students who meet the eligibility criteria. 
  • Warwick Postgraduate Sanctuary Scholarships: funds both tuition fees and a maintenance stipend, for eligible taught and research students with refugee status or seeking asylum in the UK.
  • Fully funded scholarships for postgraduate researchers include the Chancellor's International Scholarships, the Centre for Arts Doctoral Research Excellence (CADRE) Scholarship, Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarship, Warwick Medical School Scholarships, and the Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD Scholarship. The university also works closely with several Research Councils, offering fully funded studentships to eligible students.
  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Although the university doesn't guarantee accommodation for postgraduates, accommodation options range from university-managed off-campus houses, on-campus accommodation and partnership accommodation.
  • The Student Union Advice Team provides information relating to private rentals.