Student Accommodation

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

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 £8,170
Mixed £8,170
Laboratory £8,170
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

  • In 2015, the university allocated over £33 million of scholarship funding to postgraduate students, helping outstanding individuals to get to the next level of their career.
  • Scholarships available include 100 Warwick Taught Masters Scholarships of £5,000 each for students who meet the eligibility criteria.
  • There are also many fully funded scholarships for postgraduate researchers, including The Centre for Arts Doctoral Research Excellence (CADRE) scholarships, Warwick Medical School Scholarships and the Chancellor’s International Scholarships.
  • Please refer to the university website for details.


  • There are currently over 250 postgraduate courses, all underpinned with Warwick’s research excellence. 
  • Warwick is the UK's 7th overall ranked research university (REF 2014) and has over 70 research centres which represent lively hubs of academic activity. These centres facilitate graduate teaching and research, host visiting academics, feature symposia, conferences and seminars, and offer students productive research networks.
  • The university encourages students to push the limits of their academic curiosity. Postgraduates can take advantage of a well-resourced Library along with a Postgraduate Hub, The Grad Deck, and The Wolfson Research Exchange – dedicated spaces where they can connect with researchers from different departments.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

9,286 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 60%
  • Part Time 40%


  • UK 51%
  • EU 9%
  • Other 40%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 150 2190 2345
Education 85 1355 1440
Engineering & technology 270 995 1270
Social studies 205 850 1055
Subjects allied to medicine 65 725 790
Physical sciences 305 25 330
Medicine & dentistry 60 230 290
Mathematical sciences 145 140 285
Languages 130 135 265
Biological sciences 155 90 245
Historical & philosophical studies 105 80 185
Law 35 105 135
Computer science 65 70 135
Creative arts & design 30 75 105
Mass communications & documentation 15 25 40
Agriculture & related subjects 0 15 15

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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