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University of the West of England, Bristol

A postgraduate or professional qualification can give you a real advantage especially in today's evolving jobs market. At UWE Bristol we offer a wide variety of courses with flexible ways to study – online, offline and a combination of the two. Whether you’ve decided to change direction, want to consolidate your experience in a qualification or need a professional qualification to take your career to the next level, you’ll find an option to suit you.

Our courses

Our courses are designed to give you practical insight as well as theoretical knowledge. We work with leading organisations including the BBC, Airbus, NHS, Savills, ARUP and HP to create relevant, forward-thinking qualifications that are sought after by employers. You can study full-time or part-time on many of our courses and make the most of block release and online learning opportunities. New and innovative ways of learning mean that many of our postgraduate students study and work successfully at the same time.

Check out our course pages to find out more.

Why postgraduate study at UWE Bristol?

Accredited courses

Over 80 of our postgraduate courses are accredited by top professional bodies. This means that 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 or professional qualification will be a valuable stepping stone in achieving this.

9th in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2020)

92% in work or further study after 15 months (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020)

Industry connections

We work with businesses and professional bodies to design our courses so you can be confident that your skills will be in demand. Our employer connections open doors when it comes to boosting your work experience. From professional career consultants to industry placements, volunteer opportunities and networking events, you can make sure you finish your course with the perfect balance of knowledge and real-world experience.

Student support

You’ll find all the support you need to succeed. Whether you’ve just finished your undergraduate studies or are returning to study, Block Zero is the first module you’ll do on most of our courses. It's an initial module designed to help you adjust to postgraduate and professional study. Three weeks of online activities mean you'll get to know your teaching team, meet people on your course and get vital headspace for personal development.

In addition to this you’ll find all the personal and academic support you need from our student support advisors, library service, wellbeing team and Students' Union.

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Our research:

We have a strong research reputation, with over one third of our research rated as world-class. Our twenty-four research centres cover a broad range 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.

Explore our courses:

Arts, Creative Industries and Education
Taught subjects: Art and Design, Media and Teacher Training.

Business and Law
Taught subjects: MBA, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Event Management, Tourism, Law, Professional Law courses.

Environment and Technology
Taught subjects: Construction, Property, Computing, Geography, Environmental Management, Engineering, Design, Planning, and Architecture.

Health and Applied Sciences
Taught subjects: Allied Health, Life Science, Forensics, Environmental Health, Psychology and Social Science.

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Open events

Find out for yourself at one of our postgraduate and professional open events.


The majority of our postgraduate and professional courses require an online application. For more information read our application guide.

Contact details

University of the West of England
Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY
United Kingdom
Tel: 0117 3283333
Email: admissions@uwe.ac.uk
Website: www.uwe.ac.uk

 University of the West of England

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