As part of our vibrant postgraduate community of over 5,200, including taught students and researchers from nearly 100 different narionalities, you'll have plenty of opportunity to network, build friendships and get involved. We also offer a whole range of specialist support to ensure you get the most out of your studies.

Academic Support

Research and skills support from Academic Skills Tutors

Whether you are a student progressing through from an undergraduate degree, or you are returning to education after a break, our Academic Skills Tutors can help to build your confidence in research strategies, academic writing and preparing for exams.

Postgraduate Research Conference

Organised by and aimed at PGRs to showcase, share and celebrate their research

Organised by current postgraduate researchers, this annual conference provides the opportunity to present your work to a multidisciplinary audience, resulting in constructive feedback, peer support and networking opportunities.

The Library

Providing access to all the resources you need during postgraduate study

Open seven days a week during term time and round the clock for most of the year you'll find our award-winning library at the heart of campus. With over 1,000 study spaces, 500 ultra modern PCs and Macs plus a huge number of books, journals and specialist support librarians, you won't struggle for inspiration.

Careers and Employability

Helping you to find and apply for work opportunities

The University's Career and Employability Service can help you to find and apply for work opportunities. Their online MyCareer tool gives you access to personalised postgraduate resources which you can also access when you're off campus. The Enterprise Team supports students and graduates to set up businesses and flourish as freelancers. The centre offers free hot desk office facilities, one-to-one business advice and support, and a range of business facilities such as landline telephones and bookable meeting pods.

Your Students' Union

Offering a wide range of social events and volunteering opportunities as well as being home to over 100 sports clubs and societies, your Students' Union is led by students for students

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How to apply

Details on how to apply for our postgraduate taught courses and research programmes.

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Visit us

Join us at one of our Postgraduate Study Fairs to get a feel for the University campus and surroundings.

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When choosing a university there's lots to think about. Our prospectus sets out information clearly so you can find what you need to know.

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