Whether you're looking to change career, improve your job prospects or pursue your passion, Worcester is a great choice for postgraduate study.

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At Worcester you’ll join a welcoming and supportive community of postgraduate students who are driven to make a difference. During your studies you’ll benefit from teaching and supervision by research-active experts, ensuring your studies are informed by the very latest thinking.

We’re an established provider of flexible and part-time study options, allowing you to study around career and family commitments. From short courses and part-time Masters through to immersive research degrees, you can study in a way that suits you.

In a competitive job market, a postgraduate qualification can help you stand out. We offer a range of both taught and research postgraduate degrees, designed to ensure personal and professional advancement.

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Why Worcester?

Ranked in the top 5 in the country for postgraduate teaching (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2019) we’re widely known for our supportive, purposeful and intellectually stimulating learning environment.  

We’re a campus-based university with plenty of student parking and on-site accommodation. This means you can safely and conveniently access our world class facilities.

Worcester itself is a beautiful, safe, university city within easy reach of Birmingham. It’s the perfect place to gain a higher qualification and take your career further.

In person teaching from September

We intend to start the academic year as planned in September 2020.

For many years, the majority of our teaching has taken place in small group settings such as seminars, laboratory classes, tutorials, clinical simulation and other practical sessions. We are planning to continue to teach these in person, while strictly following the Government safety guidelines in place at the time.

Other sessions will be delivered through a blend of in-person and online learning. You can read more about this approach in our coronavirus FAQs.

Alumni discount

We are offering an enhanced alumni discount for those starting their postgraduate studies in 2020. University of Worcester graduates who have successfully completed a BA, BSc or LLB award and then move on to a full-time Masters or PhD course at Worcester in 2020 will receive a 20% discount on their tuition fees. (Students are entitled to one discount only, and cannot combine this discount with any other.)