University profile

University of Chester

2016/17 edition

About University of Chester


Postgraduate Study at the University of Chester

The University of Chester provides a wide and flexible range of postgraduate and post-experience courses designed to meet the needs of prospective students. In today’s rapidly changing world our postgraduate qualifications can provide valuable career and personal development opportunities and help you build on your experience and current skills.

We offer a broad choice of professional, internationally recognised postgraduate qualifications incorporating taught degrees, research degrees and professional doctorates. Our courses are available in flexible full-time and part-time study options.

We recognise that some students already have proven academic or work-based experience, and we have processes in place that may be able to help you to claim credit for prior learning.

Our postgraduate learning and research facilities are located on five sites: the Parkgate Road Campus, the Riverside Campus and Queen’s Park Campus, as well as our Thornton Science Park and Warrington Campus.


Postgraduate Visit Options

If you are interested in one of our Postgraduate courses then why not pay us a visit to find out more about us, our courses and campuses, and whether we are right for you. We have a number of opportunities to visit us at University of Chester and our campuses, including department specific events and campus tours.

To find out more about these options and to register for an event visit the Postgraduate Visit page.


Postgraduate Study and Careers Fairs

Throughout the year we attend postgraduate study and careers fairs at Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham. If you would like to find out more about our taught and research study options and how to apply come and speak to us at the University of Chester stand at your local fair.

Find out where we will be attending and to register.

How to Apply

Depending on which qualification you are applying for there we have differing application processes and different admissions teams. Find out how to apply and to whom for your chosen course.

Fees and Funding

Our Postgraduate Finance pages will provide you with information on sources of funding, our course fees, and payment options available to you.

You have three payment options for paying your tuition fees:

  1. In full by debit or credit card before the start of your first module
  2. Direct Debits over nine monthly instalments
  3. By a sponsor

Further Information

Careers and Employability

Postgraduate Taught Course and Professional Doctorates List

Postgraduate Research Degree Information

Request a Prospectus

Student Support and Guidance

Contact details

University of Chester
Parkgate Road
01244 511000