University profile

Staffordshire University

2023/24 edition

About Staffordshire University

At Staffordshire University, we provide high-quality postgraduate education across a wide range of subject areas including computing, design, law, business, engineering and healthcare. Whether you want to push the boundaries of your profession, or you are challenging yourself with a change in career – Staffordshire University can help you achieve your goals.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to constant improvement and evolution, with new facilities being built every year, including the new-for-2021 £40m Catalyst building. We offer courses at all postgraduate levels, from professional and CPD qualifications, to Masters degrees and PCGEs, right through to opportunities for PhD study with the research teams.

We are more than just physical facilities, wherever in the world you are, you can study with Staffordshire University. With over 30 distance and blended learning course available, we give you the power to study flexibly both on and off campus, graduate with a respected qualification from our award-winning institution, and achieve your full potential in your career.

Our support services are second-to-none, with the latest online technologies connecting you to the advice and guidance of our course leaders 24/7.

Key achievements

  • Gold for teaching excellence – Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Outstanding research - 78% rated as world-leading or internationally excellent – Research Excellence Framework
  • Top 250 young university – Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
  • UK top 15 for teaching quality – The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
  • Midlands University of the Year – Midlands Business Awards 2020

It’s time to make a change with Staffordshire University. It’s time for postgraduate.

Study Resources

There are over 1000 computers to use on our campus/centre of excellences, some of these contain specialist software that you will need for your course. As a Staffordshire University student, you will also have access to download the Microsoft 365 suite for free on five different devices.

During your course you will use our virtual learning environment: Blackboard. Blackboard will give you access to your course and lecture information along with letting you submit your assignments through it.

Family Support

At Staffordshire University, we understand that our students might have childcare commitments. Our Ofsted rated 'outstanding' nursery provides full day-care for children ages 0 to 5 and is available for students, staff and members of the local community.

Fees, funding and costs

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Our main campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent, with the major cities of Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool all under an hours commute. Plus, we have a specialist healthcare Centre of Excellence in Stafford and Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute offering the latest in tech courses in the capital.

English language support

writing, speaking and listening. However, we also accept a wide range of qualifications from around the world.


Our campus locations offer fantastic University accommodation. We have over 1000 single study rooms available in university accommodation on our Stoke-on-Trent campus with en-suite and standard single study rooms along with Leek Road houses, and a range of options for our Stafford Centre of Excellence. What’s more, we have a partnership with Greenpad, a letting service that offers University approved private student halls, houses and studio flats.

Contact details

01782 294400
Staffordshire University
College Road
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