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This is for the trailblazers

“What does my future hold?” 

Whether you’re fresh from an undergraduate course or returning to study after entering the world of work, you’re probably asking yourself that very question. A postgraduate course at Bradford will help you discover the answer – and much more – as you make yourself irresistible to employers with newly-acquired skills gained in our world-class facilities. 

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Why study a postgraduate degree?

Boost your earning potential

Government statistics show the median salary for a postgraduate degree holder was £45,000 in 2022 - £6,500 higher than an undergraduate degree holder. 

Supercharge your career 

Whether you’re looking to advance your existing role or unlock new career paths, a postgraduate degree can help get you to where you want to be. We're committed to maximising the social mobility of our students

Take part in pioneering research 

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 found that 73% of our research is rated as Internationally Excellent or World-Leading. Contribute to vital advances in your chosen specialism. 

Forge connections in your industry 

You won’t be studying alone. Work alongside experienced peers and respected academics, developing lifelong connections and gaining valuable industry experience along the way. 

Make it happen

Postgraduate study is more than just a nice idea. Here's how you can secure your postgraduate future.

Discover funding sources to help make your postgraduate dreams at Bradford happen, including government loans and scholarships. If you’re a Bradford graduate, check out our exclusive Alumni Discount Scheme.

There’s more to postgraduate study than full-time, taught courses. Make your studies work around existing commitments with flexible options like distance learning, part-time courses, and CPD programmes.

Find your place at Bradford, an inclusive environment where we welcome students from all walks of life. We are proud Stonewall Diversity Champions, the first British University of Sanctuary, and received the Athena Swan Bronze Award

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Types of postgraduate study

Not every postgraduate course looks the same. 

Find the best way to achieve your goals, with three distinct categories of postgraduate course: 

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The course has given me transferable skills and the breadth of knowledge I’ll need in the future. I’m hopeful that this will help me to stand out from the crowd when it comes to applying for jobs.

Alex, MSc Engineering Management

Postgraduate finance and funding 

Funding your degree has never been easier. 

Turn your postgraduate dream into reality with a range of finance options, including loans and scholarships that can cover up to the entire cost of your studies. Our alumni will also benefit from the Alumni Discount Scheme, netting you 10% off the price of your tuition fees. 

Find out how you’ll fund your journey of self-discovery: 

Tuition fees cover the cost of your registration, tuition, academic supervision, assessment and examination.

Government loans of up to £12,167 are available to help cover your tuition fees and living costs while you study.

Every year the University of Bradford invests over £4m in scholarships to help students from all backgrounds. 

The government provides doctoral loans of up to £27,892 to help cover your course fees and living costs while you study.

Student life 

It’s not just world-class teaching you’ll unlock with postgraduate life at Bradford. 

When you apply to study with us, you’re taking the first step in a journey to explore a diverse, welcoming campus, award-winning student accommodation, vibrant city with stunning Victorian architecture, and much, much more. 

This is where you’ll build lifelong friendships, create unforgettable memories, and set yourself on an exciting path to your future. 

Discover life as a postgraduate student in Bradford: 

Discover the stories of past and present postgraduate students, and their unforgettable experiences. 

Don’t take our word for it. Discover the great things that Bradford life has to offer in our postgraduate students’ very own words. 

MyBradford are here to help you access any support you might need throughout your time here. 

Charming, friendly and minutes from the city centre, our campus is a place where great things happen.

The Green is right at the heart of our campus. It's the University's recommended student accommodation.

It’s an exciting time to be a student here, as Bradford gears up to be UK’s City of Culture in 2025.

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