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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

9,187 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 67%
  • Part Time 33%

Domicile

  • UK 51%
  • EU 8%
  • Other 41%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & Management Studies 140 2475 2615
Education 85 945 1030
Other 70 655 725
General Engineering 140 515 650
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 130 480 610
Economics 45 310 350
Mathematics 160 140 305
Social Work 5 280 285
Accounting & Finance 20 240 260
Biological Sciences 165 80 245
Politics 60 165 225
Dentistry 0 210 210
Chemistry 150 40 190
Computer Science 85 80 165
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 0 160 160
Marketing 0 115 115
Physics & Astronomy 115 0 115
Law 30 80 110
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 25 80 105
Psychology 35 60 95
History 45 45 90
English 30 50 80
Philosophy 40 35 75
Linguistics 25 35 60
Sociology 30 25 55
Communication & Media Studies 15 30 45
Mechanical Engineering 0 40 40
Medicine 40 0 40
Librarianship & Information Management 0 30 30
Civil Engineering 0 20 20
Classics & Ancient History 15 5 20
History of Art, Architecture & Design 5 5 15
Creative Writing 5 10 10
Social Policy 10 0 10
French 10 5 10
Chemical Engineering 0 10 10
Nursing 5 5 5
Italian 5 0 5
German 5 0 5
Food Science 0 5 5
Theology & Religious Studies 0 5 5
Iberian Languages 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

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

The university allocates scholarship funding to help outstanding individuals to get to the next level of their career. The following is a selection; please refer to the university website for details.

  • Warwick Taught Masters Scholarships: worth £5,000 (increasing to £10,000 in 19/20) for students who meet the eligibility criteria.
  • Warwick Postgraduate Sanctuary Scholarships: funds 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 and EU 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.

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.