Cardiff University offers you the chance to enhance your career prospects by being part of a thriving postgraduate community of over 8,500 students in a university known internationally for outstanding research and teaching.
As a member of the Russell Group, we are committed to enabling world-leading, agenda setting research.
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Imperial College London places great emphasis on the integration of taught courses with a world-class research portfolio, and we pride ourselves on the quality of our academic staff. This excellence has been recognised in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework exercise, as well as by bodies such as the Nobel Foundation and Royal Societies. We place great importance on the valuable interaction between scientific training and industrial experience. Imperial has a portfolio of over 100 taught postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects at the forefront of scientific, engineering, business and medicine.
Research at the frontiers of scientific, engineering, business and medical knowledge is a major feature of our postgraduate academic activity. Our aim is to tackle some of the most difficult problems in science, engineering, health, the environment and the economy, translating our research into positive benefits for those who need it most.
King’s College London is one of the world’s leading universities, with a distinguished history, a solid foundation and an innovative atmosphere. Over the past 180 years King’s has made an extraordinary contribution to modern life, particularly in the areas of science, medicine, healthcare, social science, education, law and the arts and humanities. One of the oldest universities in the UK and fourth oldest in England, King’s pioneering research continues to help shape the world in which we live.
We have a vibrant postgraduate community of more than 11,700 students. King’s maintains a reputation for friendliness and inclusiveness and continues to emphasise its tradition of working ‘in the service of society’.
LSE is the world’s leading dedicated social science institution, with many departments achieving the highest ratings for teaching quality and research. Situated in the heart of London, students from around 150 countries join those from all over the UK. This creates an unequalled cosmopolitan student body, bringing a diverse and challenging perspective to Masters study in the social sciences.
LSE offers over 140 taught postgraduate (MSc) programmes across 30 departments or institutes. As a 'laboratory of the social sciences', the School's academic profile spans a wide range of disciplines, from Accounting to Law, Management to Urbanisation. Postgraduate research degrees (MPhil/PhD) are offered by all of LSE's departments and institutes. Students are invited to submit applications that complement the academic interests of the School's staff. Entry requirements vary depending on the programme.
Get help with funding your postgraduate study at Queen Mary University of London
If you are considering doing a Masters degree but wondering about how to fund it, we at Queen Mary have a range of scholarships and bursaries available that could help you achieve your ambitions.
Why do a Masters at Queen Mary?
Aside from the fact that we are one of only 24 Russell Group universities in the UK, 91% of our postgraduates are in graduate-level work or study six months after graduating.
We have hundreds of Masters courses on offer, including part-time and distance learning, giving you flexible study options that suit you. We look forward to meeting you and answering your questions about postgraduate study at Queen Mary.
Queen’s University Belfast is a world-class international university that supports outstanding students and staff, working in world-class facilities, conducting leading-edge education and research, which is focused on the needs of society. At the heart of our Vision for Queen’s is our dedication to creating a vibrant and ambitious postgraduate and postdoctoral culture across the University.
The postgraduate community is made up of a network of students and academics who share this vision. Exceptional teaching, cutting-edge research, innovation and collaboration all come together to create a vibrant and connected global community where students work together, with their peers in other institutions and with business and industry.
Our Graduate School is the hub of postgraduate life at Queen’s. Postgraduate taught and research students work together in state-of-the-art facilities which are designed specifically to suit their needs. The Graduate School offers every postgraduate the valuable opportunity to develop a range of skills, alongside their specific programme of study, including leadership, innovation, communication and problem solving.
Our aim is to ensure that our postgraduates are future ready and stand out as coming from Queen’s University Belfast.
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The University of Leeds is one of the UK’s largest research-intensive universities. We are known for the quality of our postgraduate teaching and research, being internationally recognised as a centre of excellence in a wide range of disciplines.
As a Leeds postgraduate you will join a vibrant community of outstanding academics and students, all passionate about their subjects. Integrating research with learning and teaching is at the heart of our strategy - meaning that you will not only be close to discoveries and breakthroughs but also work alongside staff who are actively responsible for them.
The Leeds experience is a truly international one, with over 8000 postgraduate students from over 150 countries. Our size means that you benefit from outstanding learning resources, including one of the country’s leading academic research libraries, and high quality laboratories and computing facilities which are only being improved by our £520m campus development plan.
We have an extensive portfolio of postgraduate taught course and research opportunities, so whether you want to deepen your knowledge of a subject, enhance your career opportunities or take a new direction in life, the University of Leeds is the place to be.
The University of Manchester, first established in 1824, is now one of the most respected worldwide. With an investment programme which has already seen £750 million spent on buildings and facilities since 2004, we are well on the way to achieving our target of becoming one of the world’s top 25 universities. Our research output has placed us amongst the UK’s top research universities in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise, with the quality and breadth of activity placing us 5th in the UK for Research Power. The prestigious Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities currently places Manchester 5th in the UK, and 35th in the world.
We offer a wide range of subjects and currently have over 9,000 overseas students enrolled from over 180 countries. Our extensive careers support will equip you for the working world and our graduates are frequently targeted by employers from all over the UK and beyond. More than 600 recruiters visit our campus and recruitment fairs each year. Hundreds more employers and alumni take part in our mentoring programmes, specialist careers information events and online activities. Our careers service advertises over 6,000 jobs annually, with an online database available exclusively to University of Manchester students and alumni.
One of the world’s leading universities, UCL is London’s top multidisciplinary research university with an international reputation for the quality of its research and teaching.
Defining characteristics of a UCL education:
An exceptional learning environment
A global leader in generating new knowledge
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Birmingham boasts one of the most extensive postgraduate portfolios in the UK, offering more than 600 taught programmes and a range of research opportunities. We value the important contribution postgraduates make to the University and have over £25million in support and scholarships available to enable talented postgraduates to realise their potential with us.
Postgraduate study can be daunting but with over 14,000 postgraduate students, which equates to almost 40% of our student population, Birmingham offers you the chance to be part of one of the UK’s largest postgraduate communities. On joining this vibrant community you will be among like-minded people and receive the stimulation, support and challenges you need to succeed. You will work alongside world-leading academics and benefit from outstanding training and development opportunities. A postgraduate degree from Birmingham is therefore much more than a continuation from your previous studies: it is a real investment in your future.
The University of Bristol has a long history of attracting the brightest and most gifted individuals from across the world. Our students study amongst the best in their field, in a supportive and stimulating environment recognised globally for its academic excellence.
The University of Bristol is among the UK’s finest research universities, occupying a spot in the top 5 for research quality and recognised as having a major impact on society and the economy (REF 2014). We are one of the top 50 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2018), and our historical and innovative central campus pins together some of Bristol’s most popular districts.
Beautiful, cosmopolitan and vibrant, Bristol is the South West's leading city. Arts, sport, green spaces and community activities thrive within its boundaries, and it has won an array of accolades including ‘best UK city to live in’ (The Times, 2014).
A centre of academic excellence for more than 400 years, the University of Edinburgh is consistently among the top 50 universities in the world and ranked 19th in this year’s QS World University Rankings.
Joining the University as a postgraduate student gives you a unique opportunity to work with some of the most influential academics in your chosen field. All our students benefit from the strong research environment that informs our degrees and from our commitment to high-quality, innovative teaching. The latest report from the Quality Assurance Agency awarded us the highest rating possible for the quality of the student learning experience, and with 100% of our academic departments producing world-leading research, the latest Research Excellence Framework placed us top in Scotland.
The University is located at the heart of Edinburgh, one of Europe’s great cultural hubs. It is one of the largest and most diverse universities in the UK, with over 35,000 students from some 140 countries. Whether you choose to study on campus or online, your postgraduate experience will be supported and enhanced by the wealth of resources and opportunities that a university of our size can offer.
In the top 100 of world universities (THE and QS rankings), the University of Glasgow offers over 300 innovative masters programmes and an inspiring range of postgraduate research opportunities across: Arts & Humanities, Business & Management, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Finance, Law, Life Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Social Sciences, Science and Veterinary Medicine.
The University is a research powerhouse, and immensely proud of its past but focused on an exciting future. Founded in 1451, Glasgow has a long-established global reputation for excellence. 81% of our research is ‘internationally excellent’ and 31% all our research ‘world leading’ (REF2014).
With over 2,000 active researchers and annual research earnings of over £181M, we invite you to join a vibrant and diverse community of over 7,000 postgraduate students in a world top 100 University.
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The University of Nottingham is recognised globally for its ground-breaking research and teaching excellence. Over the past three academic years we have attracted £525m in research funding (2013-2016) across a range of subject areas.
Recently we have also announced an unprecedented £200m investment in our research to help solve global challenges. These include securing sustainable food supplies, ending slavery, transforming healthcare, discovering carbon-neutral solutions and developing greener transport systems.
The university has also been awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) meaning that the university delivers consistently the highest quality of outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students.
Ranked 8th in the UK for research power in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014) our world-class facilities and industry connections offer opportunities to investigate and apply your ideas, whatever your passion or interest.
We are consistently ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide (QS world university rankings 2018) and currently work with over 9,000 postgraduate students, spread across traditional and evolving disciplines on award-winning campuses in the United Kingdom, China and Malaysia.
Nottingham has recently been named University of the Year for Graduate Employment in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017, and is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain’s leading graduate employers (High Flyers Research 2013-2016).
As a postgraduate here, you will have access to specialist graduate centres where you can work and socialise. Our enthusiastic academics and postgraduate students have built a thriving community in which curiosity and innovation are encouraged.
Ranked in the world top 100 and home to over 6000 postgraduate students, Sheffield has grown in reputation and size to become one of the UK’s leading research intensive universities.
With over 300 taught postgraduate programmes and range of innovative research opportunities, you'll be welcomed into a supportive community and become part of an inspiring, collaborative group of postgraduate students from across the disciplines.
We teach the very latest thinking: new and emerging fields of study, new technologies and new practices. With us you'll develop powerful insight, independence, creativity and technical skills. Learn from world-leading academics, in outstanding facilities and make your home in one of the best cities in Britain for student life.
The University of Southampton has a postgraduate programme for you - whether you are looking to extend your study, improve your career prospects, or move in a new direction. A founding member of the Russell Group and ranked in the top one per cent of universities in the world, the University of Southampton offers over 200 taught and 90 research courses. As a postgraduate student, you will become part of a vibrant community with access to state-of-the-art facilities, globally recognised academics and world-leading research to help you become the best in your field.
Applications are welcomed throughout the year, although early application is advised.
We’re a world-leading university with the highest academic and research standards.
Born out of boldness, imagination and collaboration, Warwick has always been forward-focused.
Today 25,615 students thrive across four faculties, which feature over 70 research centres and institutes. We’re consistently present in the rankings of the UK’s and the world’s greatest universities, and we are the most targeted institution nationally by the UK’s top 100 employers (The Graduate Market in 2017, High Fliers Research Ltd).
The 2014 Research Excellence Framework placed Warwick 7th among UK research universities, meaning you’ll learn alongside academics at the cusp of new thinking. In 2016/17 we awarded approx. £33-34 million in postgraduate funding, helping outstanding students to succeed.
All of this means you’ll be welcomed to a supportive, energetic campus community where you can stretch yourself personally, professionally and academically.
Whether you want to be a front-runner in a fast-moving graduate job market, or to make a difference and change the world, we want you here.
Founded on principles of excellence, equality and opportunity for all, the University of York opened in 1963 with just 230 students. Since then we have become one of the world's leading universities, carving out a reputation as an academic powerhouse where a clear focus on excellence has secured national and international recognition alongside longer established institutions.
York offers a range of postgraduate research, taught and distance learning programmes in arts, humanities, science and social sciences. York has an excellent reputation for its friendly and welcoming campus, strengthened by the collegiate system which encourages inclusivity and a valuable sense of community.
Our extensive support network includes our Researcher Development Team, offering free training in a range of study and career skills. York offers a range of awards from scholarships directly funded by the University to those funded by UK Research Councils.
Set in a beautiful landscaped park, within easy reach of the historic city of York, the University is an outstanding study environment and we continue to invest in our campus to enable us to enhance our world-class facilities.
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