The University of Winchester

Postgraduate Study

Winchester offers a range of postgraduate study options at various levels of award that can result in different qualifications.

  • Fields of study are within the academic fields of the arts, humanities, social sciences, education and business. Awards include Masters degrees (MA/MSc/MBA/MRes), PGCEs, research degrees (MPhil and PhD).
  • There are also a range of short courses and professional courses designed to enhance career development.
  • Most postgraduate study at Winchester is flexible and can be tailored to students needs. Study is offered part-time as well as full-time and some PG courses are also done via distance learning.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 1,575 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 19%
  • Part Time 81%


  • UK 96%
  • EU 1%
  • Other 4%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 39 1120 1159
Historical & philosophical studies 60 86 146
Creative arts & design 16 79 95
Business & administrative studies 13 77 90
Biological sciences 10 24 34
Social studies 3 25 28
Languages 13 0 13
Mass communications & documentation 6 5 11

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

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 £5,900
Mixed £5,900
Laboratory -
Clinical -