'Get a head start in your career with a UK postgraduate degree. The UK is a world-leader in innovation and many university facilities are state-of-the-art. A UK postgraduate education will give you an edge over the competition.'
While you're here, you'll be immersed in English, the world's most important business language. At the same time, you'll be part of a truly international community - you may find as many as 50 different nationalities on a single campus.
A master's degree, PhD or MBA from a UK university will prove to employers that you're capable of independent thought and self-discipline. They’ll know you can conduct and analyse your own research and make a real contribution to their company or organisation.
UK postgraduate study that suits your needs
The wide range of UK postgraduate courses on offer gives you great flexibility. You can start by enrolling on a postgraduate diploma course (PG Dip), then transfer to a master's degree, or begin by taking an MRes (master of research), which could lead on to a PhD. It's up to you.
How long is a UK postgraduate course?
Full-time postgraduate courses in the UK vary from one year to four years, depending on the type of course you choose:
- One-year courses: Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma, Master's degrees, MBAs
- Two-year courses: Some master's degrees
- Three to four-year courses: PhDs, New Route PhDs
- Pre-master's courses
- Postgraduate certificate or diploma (PG Cert/Dip)
- Taught master's (MA, MSc, LLM, Med, etc.)
- Research master's (MRes, MPhil)
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Doctorate (PhD)
New Route PhDs include taught elements as well as a research project and give you the opportunity to undertake interdisciplinary study.
Look for all types of UK postgraduate study in the course finder.