University of Surrey

Postgraduate study opportunities at The University of Surrey 

Taught and research courses in South East England.

At the University of Surrey we see things differently. Whether you picture yourself in a new career, want to pursue an academic passion, or strive to study somewhere where you can make a real impact, our postgraduate courses can help make your vision a reality. As a research-led University, Surrey’s outstanding contributions benefit society as a whole and address major global challenges, reflected in our being ranked 274th in the QS World University Rankings 2020. Join our vibrant, enthusiastic and forward-thinking community, and you’ll become a part of changing the world for the better.

Inspiring academics

The University of Surrey attracts internationally-renowned academics who are recognised as experts in their fields.

You can find out about our academics, including our postgraduate programme leaders and PGR directors, on the individual course pages for our taught and research courses.

The best of both worlds

With its beautiful lake, lively Students’ Union and strong community spirit, our campus is the perfect place to realise your potential. Living and learning is easy at Surrey, with everything you might need within easy reach – from grabbing a tasty lunch at Young’s Kitchen, to tapping away on your laptop in our multi-million pound library. The University is based in bustling Guildford, just a 34-minute train journey into central London. Alive with bars, restaurants, and a huge variety of shops, Guildford will quickly become your home away from home.

University of SurreyLibrary and Learning Centre

Our £16m Library and Learning Centre is the academic hub of the University, sitting at the heart of our campus.

In addition to hosting multi-million pound collections of online information resources that are easily accessible both on and off campus, our Library houses hundreds of thousands of books and journals, as well as audio and image collections to explore. The Library is open 24 hours a day during semester time and has long opening hours during vacations.

A truly international community

Surrey is proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in the country. Whether you’re from the UK, the EU or further afield, you’ll live, work and study with people from different backgrounds to your own. Our postgraduate student body is made up of individuals from more than 120 different countries, so you’ll be part of a vibrant international community that exposes you to brand new ways of thinking. Specialist staff in our International Office are here to help you throughout the application process – from advising on choosing the right course to applying for a visa and preparing for your first few weeks at Surrey.

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Fees and financial support

At Surrey, we understand that a degree is an investment in your future, so we want to help you achieve the best possible value for money. Our taught course fees and research fees are payable for each academic year or each stage of your course, and students are liable to pay revised fees annually for the duration of the course. We also ensure that we provide financial support to masters students who might need it by offering both merit-based and means-tested bursaries and scholarships.

We want to make sure we attract the best researchers. They are an integral part of the pioneering research that we carry out. We will be offering generous funding packages to outstanding prospective PhD students through our own funded studentships.

Postgraduate webinars and open afternoons

Join us for one of our postgraduate taught webinarsPhD webinars or open event  where you will have the opportunity to engage with our world-class academics, our support teams and hear from our current students.

Request a postgraduate research applicant guide

Download our postgraduate taught prospectus