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University of Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused institution, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. As the University of Opportunity, with a high employability rating for postgraduate students, it offers over 200 postgraduate qualifications to choose from.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

3,577 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 35%
  • Part Time 65%

Domicile

  • UK 89%
  • EU 2%
  • Other 9%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 15 1030 1040
Nursing 0 395 395
Social Work 15 330 345
Business & Management Studies 20 290 310
Law 10 190 200
History 35 110 145
Building 50 80 130
Art & Design 0 110 110
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 15 95 110
Medicine 0 95 95
Psychology 10 80 90
Biological Sciences 15 50 65
Other 30 30 60
Accounting & Finance 0 55 55
English 10 45 50
Communication & Media Studies 10 35 45
Sports Science 25 15 40
Computer Science 15 25 40
Librarianship & Information Management 0 35 35
Music 5 30 35
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 30 35
General Engineering 15 10 25
Mathematics 5 15 25
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 20 20
Social Policy 0 15 15
Linguistics 5 10 15
Chemical Engineering 0 10 10
Civil Engineering 0 10 10
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 10 10
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 0 5 5
Sociology 5 0 5
Marketing 0 5 5
Geology 5 0 5
Forensic Science 0 5 5
Geography & Environmental Science 5 0 5
Agriculture & Forestry 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Open Days

Open days allow you to experience the university first hand, and help you decide if it's the right place for you​.

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 6,150–10,200
Mixed -
Laboratory -
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

  • An alumni discount of 20% on taught postgraduate courses is available to students progressing from one of the university's undergraduate programmes.
  • A 20% alumni discount is now available to students progressing from one of the university's undergraduate and/or a taught postgraduate programmes to a postgraduate research programme.
  • The university’s Sports Scholarship is open to postgraduate students.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • All postgraduate students can stay in on-campus university accommodation, with the added option of an exclusive mature students shared block of flats available.