A postgraduate qualification can give you a real advantage especially in today's competitive climate. At UWE Bristol we offer a wide variety of courses, so whether you're considering a career change, to consolidate your experience in a qualification or just need to get that professional qualification to take your career to the next level, we can offer you this.
Our courses are designed to give you practical insight as well a theoretical knowledge. We work with leading organisations including the BBC, Airbus, NHS, Savillis, ARUP, HP to create relevant, forward-thinking degrees that will give you the edge. We offer both full and part-time routes, including block release and distance learning options and are continually developing new and innovative ways of learning, allowing you to earn whilst you learn. Find out more about our courses.
Many of our postgraduate courses are accredited by professional bodies, including AMBA, CIPD, RICS, CIOB, IMechE, IET, BACP, BPS, CASE, CIEH, HCPC, IBMS, NMC and SCoR. This means they have met high standards in teaching and learning and will provide you with a recognised qualification, access to professional networks and a way to take your career to the next level. If you want to refocus or change your career, a postgraduate qualification will be a valuable stepping stone in achieving this.
With over one third of our research rated as world-class, UWE Bristol is justifiably proud of its research reputation. Our twenty four research centres cover a broad spectrum of areas including social marketing, global finance, sustainable planning and environments and health and clinical research. We are leading the way with some pioneering research, which includes the world's biggest ever Cleft lip and palate research programme.
We have many fantastic facilities available to students from different courses. Forensic science students can benefit from the "Crime Scene" house where they can simulate real life scenarios and get a taste of what they would experience as a real life forensics. Animation students can take full advantage of the recently refurbished animation studio, benefiting from £250,000 of new equipment and software. As well as these course-specific facilities all students have access to the 24 hour library, our 24 hour IT labs, the centre for sport and many other facilities.
Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education
Taught subjects: Art and Design, Media and Teacher Training.
Faculty of Business and Law
Taught subjects: MBA, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Event Management, Tourism, Law, Professional Law courses.
Faculty of Environment and Technology
Taught subjects: Construction, Property, Computing, Geography, Environmental Management, Engineering, Design, Planning, and Architecture.
Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences
Taught subjects: Allied Health, Life Science, Forensic, Environmental Health, Psychology and Social Science.
Find out for yourself at one of our PG open events.
The majority of our postgraduate courses require an online application. For more information read our application guide.
The Department of Biological, Biomedical and Analytical Sciences aims to develop the full potential of our students whilst offering an enriched educational experience that equips them with the qualifications and skills to achieve their ambitions.
Based at the University's Frenchay Campus, we offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, professional training and continuing professional development courses and events.
Teaching and learning
We have an excellent reputation for the quality of our teaching and approvals from external bodies such as the Forensic Science Society, the Institute of Biomedical Sciences and the Institution of Environmental Sciences. We have received excellent feedback in the National Student Survey, and believe in maintaining a high quality student experience and high standing with graduate employers.
We have an international reputation for research and knowledge exchange and hosts the Centre for Research in Biosciences in addition to the Science Communication Unit, which provides an environment for research students and post-doctoral scientists. We also have student transfer partnerships with institutions in China, Malaysia, Vietnam and the USA, and research collaborations across the globe.
Research and knowledge exchange
Research and knowledge exchange are fundamental to the Department, both in terms of our contribution to the global academic community and society, and to enhance the quality of our teaching and student experience.
Staff and students in the Department work on various projects funded by Research Councils, charities, business, industry and government agencies, and the Department contributes to the University Institutes of Biosensing Technology and Health, Sustainability and the Environment.
The Department of Education is one of the West of England’s largest centres for teacher education, with nearly 1,000 students in Initial Teacher Training (ITT) and more than 600 students taking part-time courses for professional development.
UWE has a reputation for leadership and innovation in teacher education. The School works closely with schools and colleges throughout the West of England, South Wales and beyond, to keep its programmes at the leading edge of new developments.
The Department offers research degrees of MPhil and PhD as well as a range of specialist courses for professionals working in the careers, vocational guidance and Connexions services, and the Learning and Skills sector. The Department also offers the Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD).
At the Department of Education, we offer equal opportunities to all suitable applicants to train as teachers and study education, irrespective of race, creed, sex, marital status or disability.
The Department brings together specialists in the areas of public health, environmental health, social work, sociology, criminology and social policy and disciplines such as biological sciences, epidemiology, health economics and sociology that make an important contribution to these areas of work and help you to get on in life, not just in your course.
Staff are engaged in research and consultancy across a wide range of activity, for example: Older People, Education, Research and Development, Children and Young People, Offender Health Work, Leadership and Management, Arts and Health, Clinical Research, and User Involvement. Interprofessional, multidisciplinary and international approaches are now major dimensions to much of our work.