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Exhibitors for Postgrad LIVE! BIRMINGHAM on Tuesday 29 January 2019 are listed below:

Aarhus University

Aarhus University is a young, modern university which was established in 1928. It has grown to become a leading public research university with international out-reach covering the entire research spectrum.

Aarhus University is a graduate institution with more than half of its 40,000 students enrolled at Master’s or PhD level degree programmes. Currently, more than 12 per cent of our students are international and they represent more than 120 nationalities. As a student at Aarhus University, you will become part of an international study environment characterised by research excellence and innovation.

We encourage critical thinking and active learning, and we believe that a degree from Aarhus University contributes significantly to shaping a future international career, be it in research, industry or in the public sector.

Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University was recently named University of the Year for Teaching Quality for the second year running by The Times / Sunday Times Good University Guide and 95% of our research was recognised to be of international standard in the latest REF. We offer an extensive selection of PGT and PGR courses in a broad range of subject areas, all of which will provide you with the opportunity to develop academically, mature personally, and succeed professionally. Come and chat with us and discover why Aberystwyth may be the place for you.

Aston University

Awarded the prestigious QS five-star rating for our excellence in teaching, employability, innovation, facilities, inclusiveness and internationalisation, join Aston University and you’ll be part of the UK’s leading university for business and the professions. Located in the city centre of Birmingham, UK, our safe and secure campus is home to students from over 130 different countries. You’re only ever a short walk away from anything that’s happening in Birmingham. Whether it’s our museums, art galleries, shops, bars, restaurants or sporting attractions, there’s plenty to keep you entertained.

Our established links with industry directly impact your study by creating inspiring, challenging and professionally-relevant degrees, enabling you to develop the knowledge and skills needed by employers. Our award-winning Careers+Placements service can support you at whatever stage of your career you’re at: whether you’re looking for an internship, your first graduate job or to continue climbing the career ladder. With individual appointments, group sessions, online education services and over 200 graduate employers visiting Aston each year, you won’t be short for choice.

Birmingham City University

We welcome over 24,500 students from over 80 countries to study with us, and we ensure all of them feel at home. Birmingham City University comprises three main campuses and the city boasts a diverse, multicultural atmosphere, one that you will experience and enjoy as part of the University.

By studying your Postgraduate degree at Birmingham City University, you will gain the knowledge and attributes that today’s employers constantly crave. Through our close relationships with businesses and organisations in Birmingham, you’ll gain extensive practical experience and skills. It’s no surprise that within six months of graduating, 96 per cent of our postgraduate students have progressed into employment or further study*.

By choosing Birmingham City University, you will be joining a diverse city with so much to offer. With over 45,000 companies, Birmingham is not just a great place to study; it is also a great place to start your career.

*DLHE Survey 2016/17

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Located in a vibrant European capital city, Cardiff Metropolitan University is a thriving and modern university. Integral to the city of Cardiff for more than 150 years, we continue to invest in our students’ future with a focus on enhancing the student experience; providing education and training opportunities of the highest quality to students from over 140 countries worldwide.

Our emphasis on employability means our students benefit from work placement programmes, support with student entrepreneurship and links with professional bodies.

Our objective is to develop creative, resilient and sought-after graduates with skills and experiences that enable them to make an impact in their chosen profession.

Cardiff University

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.

  • Ranked 5th for quality and 2nd for impact amongst UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework
  • Up to £500,000 in our Master’s Excellence Scholarship fund
  • Over 300 postgraduate study opportunities
  • 91% postgraduates employed are in a graduate job 6 months after graduation
  • Doctoral Academy hosting 380 workshops
  • Located in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. A thriving, compact and safe city, widely regarded as an outstanding place in which to live and study and just 2 hours by train from London
  • Coventry University

    We are a forward-looking, modern university with a proud tradition as a provider of high quality education and a focus on applied research.

    Our students benefit from state-of-the-art equipment and facilities in all academic disciplines including health, design and engineering laboratories, performing arts studios and computing centres. We have been chosen to host three national Centres of Excellence in Teaching and Learning which has enabled us to invest substantial sums of money in health, design and mathematics.

    Our city-centre campus is continually developing and evolving, and we have plans for further investment in it over the next few years. We are a major presence in Coventry, which contributes to the city's friendly and vibrant atmosphere and also enables us to foster successful business partnerships.

    Cranfield University

    We are a specialist postgraduate university with a staff-to-student ratio that is one of the best for any university in the UK. Students tell us that our hands-on, practical approach, our specialist focus and the depth and excellence of our education, research and strong industry links are what attracts them to the University.

    We are a multi-national, multi-cultural university. Talented graduates and enquiring minds from over 100 countries come to Cranfield each year to advance their education. We create leaders for technology in aerospace, defence and security, energy and power, environment and agrifood, manufacturing, transport systems and water.

    We are home to many world-class, large-scale facilities which enhance our teaching and research. Many of our facilities are built in partnership with industry and government, fostering collaboration between business and academia.

    Future Finance - student loans

    Education can be expensive, which means many ambitious students aren’t reaching their full potential. Often Government funding is either insufficient or unavailable, leaving students really struggling. We offer postgraduate student loans ranging from £2,000 to £40,000 to help students cover tuition fees and living expenses.

    Future Finance was built from a desire to make sure no talent is wasted, giving students the freedom to pursue their dreams with fair, flexible funding.

    Hartpury University

    Hartpury University offers postgraduate qualifications in equine, sport, animal and veterinary physiotherapy. All degrees are developed with insight from employers and in partnership with industry. A postgraduate degree from Hartpury will provide you with the skills and experience you need to go further – whether you want to progress your existing career, change career direction completely or pursue a higher level of study for your own personal and professional fulfilment.

    Ranked 3rd of over 100 UK institutions for postgraduate student experience (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2018), Hartpury University has industry-standard equipment right there on beautiful 360-hectares countryside campus. This includes a commercial farm, rich animal collection, world-leading equine facilities and multi-million pound Sports Academy, all within a short walking distance of each other.

    The work produced at Hartpury University is shaping professional practice, positively impacting on the quality of people’s lives and influencing the application of technologies. As a postgraduate student at Hartpury, you will immerse yourself in study that addresses real world issues, while exploring the latest developments in your field.

    Keele University

    Nestled in 600 acres of countryside in the heart of the UK, we are a big campus but a small and cosmopolitan community. We operate on a human scale, providing people the space to think and plenty to do, with a vast array of clubs, societies, activities and volunteering opportunities.

    We offer a unique and international learning experience with a wide range of postgraduate programmes across our Faculties of Health, Humanities and Social Sciences or Natural Sciences.

    For postgraduates our rural campus community provides an environment that is focused, relevant and mature. You will benefit from a reputation for excellence in research. Our Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences will provide you with a hub for debate, academic enquiry, interdisciplinary collaboration, as well as fresh thinking for the great challenges the world faces today.

    Lancaster University

    Lancaster University is the Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2018 and is top 10 in all three major UK league tables (8th in the Complete University Guide 2019, 9th in the Guardian University Guide 2019 and 6th in the Times and Sunday Times 2019). We offer taught Master's degrees, such as MSc, MA and MBA, across a wide range of subject areas. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) confirmed Lancaster as a world-leading research university with 83% of our research rated as either internationally excellent or world leading.

    Students at Lancaster enjoy a beautiful, self-contained and well-equipped campus, just three miles from Lancaster City Centre and within easy reach of Manchester and the Lake District.

    The entry requirement is an Upper Second Class degree. Please note that some subjects require that the undergraduate degree is in a related subject.

    Leiden University

    Are you curious, critical and involved in the world around you? At Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherlands, you can make a valuable contribution to tackling the various national and international challenges facing modern society. Together with academics and fellow students from all over the world, you will actively address these challenges through your own research efforts. We keep an open mind and allow one another the space to disagree. We expect the same active, open-minded and critical attitude from you.

    Broaden your horizons through one of our nearly 80 master’s programmes in the beautiful historic cities of Leiden and The Hague. We challenge you to look beyond your own boundaries. Together, we map out a learning path that suits you and your ambitions. The knowledge and skills you develop here will benefit you for the rest of your life, regardless of the career path you choose!

    Liverpool John Moores University

    One of the largest, most dynamic and forward-thinking universities in the UK, Liverpool John Moores (LJMU) dates back to 1823. With 250,000 students and an ongoing investment programme which has already seen £160 million spent on buildings and facilities, this modern, civic University has a thriving postgraduate community.

    A wealth of postgraduate taught and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties: Arts, Professional and Social Studies; Business; Education, Health and Community; Engineering and Technology; Science. Each faculty boasts cutting edge facilities. The award-winning £37 million Redmonds Building, for example, is home to state-of the- art film and broadcast facilities, whilst the Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering has some of the most modern maritime simulation facilities in Europe.

    Another key attraction for postgraduate students is the university’s excellent employment prospects. With 96%* of our postgraduates in work or further study within six months of graduation, it’s no wonder so many students are taking their next step in education with LJMU.

    *HESA 2017

    Loughborough University

    A top 10 UK university with an award-winning student experience.

    We offer a wide range of master’s and research degrees in areas including: arts, English and drama; business and economics; design; digital technologies; diplomacy; engineering; innovation and entrepreneurship; international management; media; science; sport; and social sciences.

    Whether you choose to study at our Loughborough or London campus, you will benefit from an exceptional learning environment that is moulded by our passion for innovation, research, and enterprise.

    Our vibrant forward-thinking research community undertakes impactful research on a global scale. We are a top 10 research university in England (REF 2014) and have been awarded seven prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prizes in recognition of our world-class excellence in areas of service and benefit to the UK – only Oxford has more.

    Oxford Brookes University

    Oxford Brookes University has grown to become one of the UK's top modern universities with a local, national and international reputation for teaching, research excellence and the quality of its courses.

    Oxford Brookes University is:

  • The only UK University in the QS rankings of top 50 institutions under 50 years old – setting us apart from other young universities all over the world (QS Top 50 under 50 Ranking 2018).
  • Ranked amongst the world’s top universities in 14 individual subject areas, many of which are included among our Postgraduate subjects (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018).
  • Located in the inspiring city of Oxford. With a historic reputation as a prestigious world leader in higher education, and one of Europe’s major cultural, educational, scientific and technological centres, it is the perfect city in which to reach your academic potential.
  • Peking University HSBC Business School

    Peking University HSBC Business School is one of the most dynamic, innovative and internationalised business schools in the world. It has been accredited by AACSB as one of the top 5% of over 16,000 business schools in the world for its international excellence in academics, including both teaching and research. We offer 2-year MA Programmes in Management and Finance (studying split between Oxford and Shenzhen) that focus on learning both subject related knowledge/skills and issues related to China and offers a multi-country experience and in-depth cross-cultural exposure.

    Why choose PHBS UK?

  • We are the first Chinese campus in the developed world, located in the stunning Oxfordshire countryside.
  • We have world leading professors with an in-depth knowledge of global business, with specialities within the Asian markets and business culture
  • We offer a unique insight to the Chinese market, and the opportunity to study and create real business network links in China.
  • Postgraduate Loans Clinic

    If you’re thinking about doing a postgraduate degree, then the chances are you’re also considering the cost of postgraduate study – and the funding available. & offers prospective students comprehensive information covering all aspects of funding opportunities, from student loans to international scholarships and Erasmus grants.

    Come along to our stand to discuss the funding opportunities available to you, as well as picking up a copy of our Postgraduate Loans Guide.

    Queen Margaret University

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh was established in 1875 and has around 6000 students. Since our inception, QMU has made a crucial and distinctive contribution to education by focusing our expertise on issues of pressing social need and by engaging directly with the community. Courses at QMU cover many specialisations within healthcare, global health and development, business and management, social sciences, and drama and the creative industries, reflecting the vocational and professional emphasis of the institution. Our small size means that we can offer a friendly and supportive environment for our students.

    QMU is located in a modern campus on the southeast side of Edinburgh. The campus is a vibrant academic village set within attractive landscaped spaces and excellent transport links to the city centre.

    Royal Holloway, University of London

    Royal Holloway, University of London is ranked in the top 25 universities in the UK and top 300 globally.

    Through world-class research that expands minds and changes lives, the dedication of our scholars and the feel of the Royal Holloway experience, ours is a community that inspires individuals to succeed academically, socially and personally. As one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities we are home to some of the world’s foremost authorities in the sciences, arts, business, economics and law. We are in the top 25% of universities for 4* and 3* research (REF 2014) and offer a wide range of postgraduate programmes across our 21 academic schools and departments.

    Strengthened by our diversity, we welcome students and academics who travel from all over the world to study and work here.

    SEG Swiss Education Group

    Since establishing its first hotel school in 1982, the Swiss Education Group has become a world-class hospitality education network. The Group’s core educational values are based on the excellence of the Swiss hospitality tradition, focusing on the practical aspects of hotel management.

    More than 6,500 students of over 120 different nationalities enroll each year. The Swiss Education Group offers a unique range of world-class academic courses accredited by British and US universities.

    All schools are subject to stringent academic quality assurance; this guarantees that students are offered the high quality of education for which Switzerland is renowned.

    Faithful to the tradition of Swiss hospitality management, programmes combine academic study with practical experience. Close ties with industry partners of global import ensure that the quality of the academic courses meet the requirements of hospitality employers. Students can network with industry leaders at the biannual SEG International Recruitment Forum.

    All schools are set amid spectacular alpine and lakeside scenery or in lively Swiss cities, and offer cutting-edge facilities and technical equipment.

    The global alumni network brings together over 20,000 SEG graduates worldwide.

    SOAS University of London

    SOAS University of London is the only Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. SOAS has over 115 postgraduate programmes taught on campus and a wide range of degrees, certificates and diplomas taught by distance learning, in the social sciences, humanities and languages, with a distinctive regional focus and global relevance.

    Sommet Education

    Sommet Education is a hospitality education group committed to delivering an exceptional student experience and developing the leaders of tomorrow. Its institutions Glion and Les Roches serve undergraduate and graduate students from more than 100 countries, providing an education built on academic rigour, skills-based learning and dynamic multicultural exposure.

    St George's, University of London

    We pride ourselves on providing the best possible experience for our students - building on over 250 years of innovation and keeping pace with the health challenges of a changing NHS. Our dedication to students, staff and alumni is built on a commitment we share with them in improving and advancing health.

    We are proud of our diversity, offering students from a wide range of backgrounds the opportunity to work and study on a health campus reflecting the full range of healthcare professions.

    Staffordshire University

    A Postgraduate qualification from Staffordshire University will connect you to a world of opportunity. As a Connected University, we work with local employers, local communities and partners oversees to deliver challenging and rewarding opportunities for our Postgraduate students.

    Our focus on digital technologies is transforming our postgraduate provision. Now you can study on-campus, by distance learning or by blended learning – enabling connections anytime and anywhere.

    We are in the top 10 for teaching quality (Sunday Times Good University Guide), have achieved silver in TEF and students and academics are working at the forefront of their field, with 78% of our research rated at ‘international standard’ or higher (REF).

    Located in Stoke-on-Trent - one of the most affordable places to live in the UK (Zoopla, October 2016) and one of the top 5 best cities and towns in the UK to work (Glassdoor, 2017) - we have a vibrant edge of city campus with a fantastic postgraduate community. Learning in our first-rate facilities enables you to immerse yourself in your studies, giving you the ideal preparation for those prized industry openings.

    Whether you want to enhance the skills you’ve gained in your undergraduate degree, or study something different, we have the postgraduate course for you.

    Swansea University

    Swansea University is a UK top 30 research institution that has been providing exceptional postgraduate study since 1920.

    Study at Swansea and you’ll become part of our welcoming postgraduate community, committed to providing superb teaching and producing world-class research. We are The Times and Sunday Times Welsh University of the Year 2019, and we are also runner-up for the overall UK University of the Year title.

    We offer a range of taught and research postgraduate courses across each of our Academic Colleges: Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Human and Health Sciences, Law, Management, Medicine, and Science.

    Swansea invests heavily in postgraduate study, and in 2017 over £10 million was available via scholarships and bursaries for those studying on our postgraduate programmes.

    Our seafront campuses offer the perfect balance between beach and city living, and we are located just a short distance away from all the modern amenities of Swansea city centre. Venture a little further and you will discover the spectacular Gower Peninsula- the UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, perfect for enjoying a range of outdoor pursuits.

    Teesside University

    Postgraduate provision is at the heart of Teesside University’s vision. Our postgraduate students form an integral part of our vibrant community. We offer a wide range of taught and research opportunities, all designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to take you to the next level.

    We’ve invested over £270m in our campus over recent years and we’re investing an additional £300m over the next 10 years to further enhance the experience of all our students, staff and partners.

    We offer some of the most affordable student accommodation in the UK, and the lowest cost in the North East. The cost of our University accommodation for 2017/18 started from just £58 a week (£251 a month) – that’s around half the cost of equivalent accommodation in London, ensuring you get more for your money and can focus on your studies.

    The American University of Paris

    Since its founding 55 years ago, The American University of Paris has provided an American-style university education for degree-seeking students from around the globe. Renowned as an international center for cross-cultural and interdisciplinary teaching and learning, our liberal arts education in Paris shapes global citizens to be able to take their places as responsible actors in communities, civil societies, and countries around the world.

    The University of Law

    The University of Law is the UK's longest-established specialist provider of legal education and training in the UK, with campuses in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, Manchester and Leeds, as well as collaborations with The University of Exeter, The University of Liverpool, and The University of Reading.

    The University of Law’s market-leading Employability Service gives students access to work experience and pro bono opportunities and legal vacancies as soon as they accept their place. The result is excellent employability statistics: 97% of full-time and accelerated LPC students graduating in summer 2017 secured employment, a training contract, or further study within nine months of successfully completing their course.

    In 2017, The University of Law was awarded a gold ranking in the Government-led Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students, making us one of the highest quality providers of higher education in the UK.

    The University of Manchester

    The University of Manchester, first established in 1824, is now one of the most respected worldwide. We have embarked on a £1 billion ten-year plan to create a world-class campus for students and staff, and 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 6th in the UK, and 34th in the world.

    We offer a wide range of subjects and currently have 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.

    University College London

    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

  • UCL is rated tenth in the QS World University Rankings (2019)
  • Based in Bloomsbury, central London, UCL is surrounded by the greatest concentration of libraries, museums, archives and professional bodies in Europe

    A global leader in generating new knowledge

  • UCL is the top-rated university in the UK for research strength in the Research Excellence Framework 2014, by a measure of average research score multiplied by staff numbers submitted
  • 29 Nobel Prizes have been awarded to people who are, or were, students or academic at UCL.

    Advancing your career

  • UCL was awarded an Employer Reputation score of 99.2 out of 100 in the QS World University Rankings 2019.
  • University of Bath

    Bath is a top five UK university (Guardian University Guide 2018) and is one of the top five universities for being recommended by students to their friends (THE Student Experience Survey 2017).

    We are one of the leading research universities in the UK, ranking 12th for non-specialised institutions in the Times Higher Education REF ranking. 87% of our research is ‘world class or internationally excellent’ in the Research Excellence Framework, and we have a research grant and contract portfolio of around £123 million.

    You will be working with some of the top researchers in your field, recruited from across the globe. Amongst our academic staff we have a Queen's Anniversary Prize winner, Royal Society Fellows and OBE holders.

    Our strong links with industry, government, charities and policy makers provide unique opportunities for collaborations; and ensure your research has an impact far beyond academia.

    We offer a broad range of programmes in engineering, design, science, management, humanities and social sciences.

    Join us and make a difference.

    University of Birmingham

    At Birmingham we encourage and empower people, enabling them to make the most of their time with us. Our vision is to inspire today's brightest postgraduates to make a major impact on society and to become the leaders of tomorrow in whatever field they pursue.

    Birmingham boasts an extensive portfolio of postgraduate courses with over 600 taught postgraduate programmes and a wealth of research opportunities to choose from. We have over £25 million in postgraduate student support and scholarships available to enable postgraduates from across the world to realise their potential with us.

    Being a Birmingham postgraduate means working alongside world-leading academics, with outstanding training and development opportunities at your fingertips. A postgraduate degree from Birmingham is therefore much more than a continuation from your previous studies: it is a real investment in your future. Visit our stand to discuss the postgraduate opportunities we have to offer.

    University of Bristol

    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, 2017).

    University of Cambridge

    Consistently ranked among the top universities worldwide, the University of Cambridge offers a world leading postgraduate education, providing superb academic, financial and pastoral support. With a global outlook and reach, the University of Cambridge’s mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence.

    A wide range of postgraduate taught and research opportunities are available, with over 300 courses on offer across an incredibly broad range of academic disciplines. As a postgraduate student at Cambridge, you will work in an international community with academic staff who are recognised as world-leaders in their field, and who are committed to seeing you succeed and develop your ideas, knowledge and understanding.

    We have an excellent range of funding opportunities for home and overseas students.

    Visit our stand today to talk to members of our Admissions team.

    For more information, visit our website:

    University of Chester

    Founded in 1839, the University of Chester is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the country. The university offers an extensive range of single and combined honours courses to over 20,000 students across a number of specialist sites.

    In the last ten years the university has invested over £140 million in its campuses and sites to ensure students are taught in high quality learning facilities.

    University of East Anglia

    UEA is one of the Top 15 UK universities in both the Complete University Guide and Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. An Internationally renowned university based in the historic city of Norwich, we pride ourselves on the excellent academic, social and cultural facilities which we offer to over 15,000 students. With a strong background in research, our teaching is led by world experts in their field

    University of Edinburgh

    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 18th 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. 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 39,000 students from some 160 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.

    University of Exeter

    Combining excellence in research and teaching, the University of Exeter is home to a supportive community of over 5,000 postgraduate students from more than 120 countries. We are the fastest growing research-intensive university in the UK with 98 per cent of our research rated as international quality in the last national Research Excellence Framework. Our exceptional campuses in Exeter and Cornwall give you the chance to live and study in some of the most beautiful parts of the UK.

    Why choose Exeter for your postgraduate degree?

    • One of the world’s top 200 universities (QS, THE)

    • Scholarships and studentships available for postgraduate study

    • TEF Gold

    • 5 star rated from QS

    • Top 15 in all major UK league tables since 2011

    • A member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities

    University of Huddersfield

    Join us and you’ll be part of a global postgraduate community working alongside award-winning academics and world-leading research teams, focused on developing the skills you need for future success. An innovative, modern and cosmopolitan institution, our campus boasts fantastic facilities and is at the heart of a lively town set in stunning countryside. Perfect for inspiring the inquisitive mind.

    University of Kent

    Kent is one of the country’s most dynamic universities. Established in 1965, we have over 19,800 students studying at campuses in the picturesque south-east of England and continental-European sites in Brussels, Paris and Athens and Rome.

    Our reputation for research and academic excellence is confirmed by our success in the most recent Research Excellence Framework: Kent is ranked in the top 20 for research intensity in the Times Higher Education, outperforming 11 of the 24 Russell Group universities. The University is a major educational, economic and cultural force throughout its region with well-established external networks and partnerships around the world.

    We were awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework*, and we have won the ‘Outstanding Support for Students’ category at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards for two years running (2017 and 2018). We are also are ranked 3rd in the UK for Postgraduate Experience in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018.

    *The University of Kent's Statement of Findings can be found at

    University of Leicester

    As a top 25 UK university, Leicester has always been home to the great minds. Our experts inspire you to become part of the bigger picture, discovering solutions to the emerging scientific, business and social challenges. Informed by ground-breaking research, you’ll work across academic boundaries to challenge perceptions, develop new practices and introduce a fresh way of thinking.

    Whether you choose to study full-time on campus, or part-time via distance learning, through your studies and independent research you’ll acquire the advanced skills and knowledge to pursue your passion, enhance your career and make a positive impact on the global stage.

    University of Lincoln

    The University of Lincoln was awarded Gold – the highest standard possible - in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The award reflects our exciting teaching, great support for students and excellent employment outcomes. Lincoln is ranked 22nd in The Guardian University Guide 2019 and known for a pioneering approach to working with employers, recognised with a Lord Stafford Award and Times Higher Education Award. Students rated Lincoln in the top 10 in the UK for academic support, learning resources and learning community with several courses placed number one overall for their subject areas (NSS 2018). Among our recent graduates, 96% were in work or further study six months after finishing their course. More than half of our research is judged to be internationally excellent or world leading (Research Excellence Framework).

    Programmes available include: Business, Law, Architecture, Science, Engineering, Health and Social Sciences, Psychology, Media, Humanities, Performance, Art, Design, and Animal Sciences.

    University of Nottingham

    At the University of Nottingham, you will benefit from teaching of the highest quality – recognised by our students who are the heart of everything we do.

    We deliver world-leading research to solve today’s global challenges. Research that transforms lives, shapes the future and improves societies across the globe.

    We are International and Sports University of the Year, according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019, and were named as one of the top 100 universities worldwide by the QS World University Rankings 2019.

    The most recent Research Excellence Framework ranked us 8th in the UK for research power. Our cutting-edge facilities, leading academics and industry connections offer opportunities to develop your potential.

    For postgraduate study, the University of Nottingham is an exciting and fulfilling place to be.

    University of Reading

    As an internationally renowned institution and one of the UK’s leading research-based universities, we offer an excellent environment for your postgraduate studies. Our diverse community of over 7,500 postgraduates benefits from:

    • Excellent career prospects with 94% of our taught postgraduate students in work or study within 6 months of graduating, and 95% of those working in professional or managerial jobs (DHLE 2015).
    • Above sector average satisfaction levels, with 86% of our taught postgraduate students satisfied with the career and professional development support provided (PTES 2017).
    • The University allocates over £8 million each year in postgraduate research studentships and bursaries.
    • A reputation for research excellence across a broad range of disciplines with Reading ranked 19th in the UK for research intensity and 98% of our research deemed to be of international standing (REF 2014).
    • A dedicated Graduate School offering high levels of support and training tailored to research students.

    University of Salford

    Salford is an ambitious University, with our 20,000 students contributing enormously to the local economy and our expertise transforming individuals and communities through excellent teaching, research, innovation and engagement. We are leading in areas, including health, energy, media and the built environment and have completed impressive work with business and industry partners. Situated only one and half miles from Manchester city centre, our campus is at the heart of a £650m regeneration scheme in the local area with new multi-million pound student residences and Arts & Media buildings.

    University of Southampton

    From helping people to hear and cracking cybercrime, to powering spacecraft and fighting cancer, our researchers are changing the world.

    Take your place at the cutting edge and join some of the most talented students and academics worldwide. With over 200 masters courses, over 90 research courses, and a variety of funding options, the University of Southampton will help you make your mark in your field.

    University of Strathclyde

    We are a multi award winning leading technological University based in the heart of Glasgow.

    The University of Strathclyde has a worldwide reputation for teaching and research excellence and is home to students from over 100 countries. We offer over 200 postgraduate programmes including MSc, PgDip and PgCert accreditations. We’re also in the UK’s top 20 universities for research intensity according to the Times Higher Education’s analysis of REF2014 and we offer a range of PhD, EngD and other postgraduate research options.

    University of Surrey

    With nearly 17,000 students, including 5000 international students from over 140 countries around the world, the University of Surrey is a vibrant place to live and study. Surrey is one of the UK’s leading professional, scientific and technological universities with a world-class profile. With a history dating back more than 120 years, Surrey has a global reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

    The University campus is set in 700 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds on the edge of Guildford's historic town centre, and just a 10 minutes’ walk from the rail station, with trains into central London taking just 34 minutes.

    University of Warwick

    Warwick is a world-leading university with the highest academic and research standards.

    Warwick's consistently present in the rankings of the UK’s and the world’s greatest universities. It also features within the top five institutions targeted nationally by the UK’s top 100 employers (The Graduate Market in 2018, High Fliers Research Ltd).

    The 2014 Research Excellence Framework placed it 7th among UK research universities, meaning you’ll learn alongside academics at the cusp of new thinking. In 2016/17 Warwick allocated over £36 million of scholarship funding to postgraduate students, helping outstanding individuals to deepen their knowledge, and reach the next level of their career.

    All of this means you’ll be welcomed to a safe, supportive environment where you can feel reassured that you can put yourself first.

    University of Wolverhampton

    The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the train and bus. The Shropshire countryside is close by for idyllic views, a perfect place to retreat to when busy city life gets too much. Along with a site in the centre of Wolverhampton, there are also campuses located in Telford and Walsall.

    Home to over 4,000 postgraduate students, we are proud to work as the ‘university of opportunity’- committing ourselves to helping students of all abilities and circumstances reach your full potential. You can study a number of taught degrees, including MA, MSc, MBA, MRes, LLM, MMHN, MPH and MMus, along with postgraduate certificates and postgraduate diplomas. Research students will be able to study towards an MPhil, PhD or professional doctorate. You can use the course finder on our website to search for a course that interests you.

    University of York

    York’s research-led teaching and outstanding programmes will help you develop the skills needed for success in a competitive global workplace. Join us and you’ll work with renowned academics at the forefront of their fields and become part of our vibrant community of creative and critical thinkers.

    York offers a range of postgraduate taught and research programmes with part-time, online distance learning options.

    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. It is one of only a few UK universities with a separate postgraduate association. The Graduate Students’ Association organise social activities and offer impartial academic and welfare support.

    York offers a range of awards from scholarships directly funded by the University to those funded by UK Research Councils and generous donations.

    University of York - Department of Biology

    The Department of Biology at the University of York is one of the UK’s most highly ranked biological sciences departments for research and teaching. We cover the spectrum of contemporary biological sciences from molecular aspects of cancer to field ecology. Our research efforts aim to tackle three major global challenges: health and disease, sustainable food and fuel, and environmental change.

    We offer 3 taught Masters programmes: MSc Industrial Biotechnology, MSc Molecular Medicine and MSc Biodiversity, Ecology and Ecosystems along with our PhD offerings. We’re ranked 1st in the UK for research impact outside of academia (Time’s Higher Education’s ranking of the Research Excellence Framework 2014) and have excellent facilities with easy access to the latest equipment and expert teaching.

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