Postgraduate study

The University of Worcester is an innovative centre of academic excellence and Herefordshire and Worcestershire’s only provider of higher level degrees. Our postgraduate programmes are intellectually adventurous, purposeful and professionally oriented.
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A mark of quality

Our postgraduate provision is widely and independently perceived as being of the highest quality.

You will benefit from teaching and supervision from research-active experts, ensuring your studies are informed by the very latest thinking. Worcester is a vibrant centre of academic activity where you’ll have the chance to engage in dynamic discussions and widen your horizons.

Flexible study

An established expert in the field of professional development and part-time study, Worcester is geared to supporting the needs of students who are balancing careers or family commitments with postgraduate study.

A community of like-minded learners

There’s a strong feel to campus life here; you’ll be part of a diverse, highly motivated and stimulating peer group. Worcester’s flexible approach and sound reputation attracts over 8,000 students, many of whom are studying for postgraduate or professional qualifications.

An inspiring tradition

The University of Worcester has a proud history spanning over 60 years. It was founded shortly after the Second World War as a teachers’ training college and has flourished into an institution with a fine reputation for academic excellence across a range of subjects.

Alumni discount

University of Worcester graduates who have successfully completed a BA or BSc award and then move on to a full-time Masters or PhD course at Worcester receive a 15% discount on their tuition fees. (Students are entitled to one discount only, and cannot combine this discount with any other.)