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The University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) is one of the largest providers of higher education in South West England. There has been strong emphasis over the years on building close partnerships with businesses and organisations locally, nationally and internationally.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

7,268 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 34%
  • Part Time 66%

Domicile

  • UK 83%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 15%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Other 135 1410 1545
Nursing 55 955 1010
Business & Management Studies 50 700 750
Law 25 640 665
Education 60 535 595
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 0 295 295
Architecture 0 240 240
Psychology 35 205 240
Medical Technology 0 190 190
Marketing 0 160 160
Communication & Media Studies 0 160 160
Social Work 0 135 135
Land & Property Management 0 130 130
Biological Sciences 15 100 115
Building 0 115 115
Art & Design 0 100 100
Geography & Environmental Science 0 100 100
Accounting & Finance 0 95 95
Computer Science 15 75 95
Occupational Therapy 0 85 85
General Engineering 35 45 80
Librarianship & Information Management 0 70 70
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 60 60
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 50 50
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 45 45
Complementary Medicine 0 35 35
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 25 10 35
Mathematics 15 5 20
Forensic Science 0 20 20
Chemistry 15 0 15
Mechanical Engineering 0 15 15
Sports Science 0 5 5
Veterinary Medicine 0 5 5
Politics 0 5 5
Food Science 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 7,000
Mixed -
Laboratory 7,500
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.