University of Gloucestershire

Gloucester  United Kingdom

Take your career to the next level, research your passion, or discover a new vocation by unlocking your potential at a top 15 university for postgraduate study. Benefit from academic expertise that will help you develop innovative, real-world knowledge and advance in your chosen field. 97% of our postgraduates are employed or further study within 15 months of completing their course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2023).

Why study at the University of Gloucestershire?

Connections promise: Our lecturers bring invaluable links with global companies giving you the opportunity to make industry connections.

Career promise: We’re confident you will secure a job after leaving UoG, though if you haven’t managed to secure paid experience 6 months after you’ve graduated, we’re here to support you.

Accommodation promise: If you’re enrolling as a full-time student and moving to the area, we offer guaranteed postgraduate accommodation.


postgraduate students




ranked in ranked in Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023 for UK postgraduate study

Gloucester  United Kingdom

main campus

Computer Science (8) Sociology (33) Anthropology (2) Psychology (31) Education (11) Communication & Media Studies (7) Social Work (32) Creative Arts & Design (9) Architecture, Building & Planning (3) Biological Sciences (4) Geography (17) Business & Management (5) Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27) Environmental Sciences (13) Engineering (12) Finance (14) Law (22)

Upcoming Open Days & Webinars


May 2024

Postgraduate Open Events at the University of Gloucestershire


About the University of Gloucestershire

UoG is a diverse, vibrant community of 10,000 students with campuses in Cheltenham and Gloucester. Our teaching dates back to 1847, though we’ve come a long way since then and have exciting plans for the future.

Our vision is ‘changing your world, so you can change ours’:

  • We transform the lives of our students so they are ready to be a force for good in the world
  • We make our community and our world a better place
  • We are leaders and pioneers for sustainability

At UoG, you're never just a number. Instead, you're part of a close-knit and connected postgraduate community who will challenge you to discover new things. Set in the UK’s largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you’ll get the best of a big university experience, but with adventure around every corner. Gloucester combines a rich historic past with a modern city including its iconic cathedral and famous docks, whereas Cheltenham is known as the ‘Festival Town’ with a busy calendar of events celebrating everything from jazz and literature to street art and science. Over 45 festivals each year, placements with global businesses, more than 60 clubs and societies to join, and over 500 bars, clubs and pubs, you’ll find your people here as part of our inclusive and global community.

Did you attend an open event/meet the lecturer event? If yes, how did this help your decision?
"Yes, I attended one of the open evenings, where I met the course leaders. They were inspirational and motivated which assisted in my decision to apply to study at the University of Gloucestershire."

What are the lecturers like on your course? How do you benefit from their experience and expertise?
"Excellent. Always available after teaching to talk through any queries and responsive via email."

How do you think a postgraduate qualification will help with your career?
"I think for any advanced practice positions it is essential, not just the clinical modules but the research and leadership elements are also vital in providing high standards in a health care setting."

What do you enjoy most about your course?
"I enjoy the face-to-face study days where we are given the opportunity to discuss relevant topics with peers from different specialties which has challenged my thinking in a supportive context. I also enjoy input from subject experts. My experience is that postgraduate study is possible with work and family and I definitely recommend it. You will find lots of support and it is very transformative personally and professionally."

What are the lecturers like on your course? How do you benefit from their experience and expertise?
"The lecturers are great. I have felt like my learning has been a very personal experience tailored to my individual needs. The lecturers are knowledgeable, experienced and generous with their time and support."

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University of Gloucestershire


South West

United Kingdom