University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton Wulfruna St, Wolverhampton WV1 1LY, UK

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Study a postgraduate course at the University of Wolverhampton

At the University of Wolverhampton we put students first, encouraging you to “be who you want to be.” To help you discover what that means for you, we provide the guidance, facilities and expertise you need, including:

  • high-quality education and training
  • world-leading research (REF2021)
  • excellent student support
  • opportunities for social mobility (Higher Education Policy Institute rates us as a top 10 UK university in this field)
  • career-focused learning, with business links across many industries.

We offer a wide range of taught courses at postgraduate level and boast a number of research institutes and research centres that work closely with industry experts.

Whatever your area of specialism, you’ll discover state-of-the-art facilities to support your learning. Over the last decade the university has expanded its offering enormously, with hundreds of millions of pounds invested in buildings and equipment to help us deliver the best student experiences possible.

Why study at the University of Wolverhampton?

The university is recognised for its world-leading research elements, particularly in science. Students work alongside research staff on new scientific discovery projects with state-of-the-art lab facilities.

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) assesses the quality and impact of research submitted by UK universities, grading them from nationally recognised (1) to world-leading (4). The latest results, REF2021 saw the University of Wolverhampton submitting to four new subject areas with 75% more staff than the previously published framework. REF2021 found more than half of the University of Wolverhampton’s research to be internationally excellent (3) or world-leading (4).

The university has been awarded four stars in the latest QS Stars international rating system, with the top five-star rating going to our achievements in student employability, facilities, inclusiveness, internationalisation, and teaching.

 Our taught postgraduate courses

Similar to undergraduate courses, taught postgraduate courses at the university consist of lectures, seminars, and tutorials. Assessments will vary depending on your subject but could include exams, coursework, essays, research projects and a final dissertation.

You will have the option of studying on a full- or part-time basis, giving you the flexibility of fitting your course around your current lifestyle. A number of the programmes will also offer the opportunity for you to select optional modules which involve studying the subjects that interest you the most.

Facilities and services

The university comprises world-leading facilities and department-specific institutes and centres for you to attend while studying.

Our facilities are world-class: from mock court rooms to recording studios, and from sports labs to psychology suites. In the past decade we’ve invested hundreds of millions of pounds into our buildings and equipment to provide the best student experiences and to ensure that you have everything you need to succeed in your studies, including:

  • our stunning School of Architecture and Built Environment at Springfield Campus
  • our brand-new, fully equipped Screen School
  • the Marches Centre of Excellence for Health and Social Care, preparing future key workers for rewarding and successful careers in healthcare
  • refurbished pharmacy facilities including improved multipurpose teaching spaces, a dispensary, counselling rooms, simulation spaces and more.

Postgraduate courses and lecturers

You can study taught degrees, including MA, MSc, MBA, MRes, LLM, MMHN, and MPH, along with postgraduate certificates and postgraduate diplomas.

We aim to provide flexibility whenever possible, so some of our postgraduate courses can be taken in a distance-learning format via a virtual learning environment (VLE), enabling you to learn remotely from the comfort of your own home.

Scholarships and bursaries

Loyalty discount

If you are an alumnus of the University, you may be eligible for 20% off your tuition fees for a Master’s degree course through our Postgraduate Loyalty Discount.

The Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund

This fund can be accessed confidentially by any students, home or international, who are struggling to make ends meet.  The fund is not classed as public money and does not affect the visa status of international students. These hardship funds are non-repayable, and can provide a short-term solution to students in this position.  Processing timescales can be from 2 to 4 working weeks, rising to 8 working weeks depending on the volume of applications.

For more information on these scholarships and bursaries, visit our Fees and Funding pages.

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