University of Surrey

University of Surrey

University of Surrey

The decision to undertake postgraduate study is often very personal. It can be a pursuit of passion, for targeted career progression or even with a view to change the world for the better. The University of Surrey is perfectly suited to unlock your potential and will help you achieve your academic and career ambitions.

As a postgraduate student at the Surrey, you’ll be part of a successful community that’s making a profound and lasting impact on the world. Our enterprising, research-rich culture and significant economic influence mean our work is both diverse and far-reaching. We are transforming regional businesses, the UK economy and global markets.

The University of Surrey attracts leading academics from around the world who are acknowledged as experts in their fields. Three faculties make up our academic community:

  • The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences which includes Surrey School of Business
  • The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

You can find out about our academics, including our postgraduate programme leaders, on the individual faculty pages of our website.

Inspiring academics

The University of Surrey attracts leading academics from around the world who are acknowledged as experts in their fields. 

You can find out about our academics, including our postgraduate programme leaders, on the individual programme pages of our website.

Campus life

Based in the charming town of Guildford, we are set among the countryside just outside London, and have a beautiful lakeside campus. A vibrant, safe space in which to live and learn, our friendly campus community encourages a real sense of belonging. With over 120 nationalities all playing a role in university life, you will discover a lively, dynamic atmosphere that enriches the student experience.

Once you’re here, you can reach everything on foot. Whether you’re picking up a few essentials at the Simply Fresh convenience store, Appleseed Books and Print, or heading to the launderette, you’ll never be far from where you need to be.

Surrey's student accommodation is spread across its three Guildford-based sites and is grouped in friendly communities so that you can make friends, find support and enjoy your home away from home.

The University has more than 5,000 rooms in self-catered housing to suit different budgets, and many of the available rooms have an en-suite bathroom, Wi-Fi, 24/7 security and are within walking distance to the town centre. Postgraduate students can also opt to live in accommodation independent from the University. If you choose this option, the accommodation team at Surrey will help you to search for the right place to live, at an affordable rent, throughout your time at University.

Campus is a 10-minute walk from the centre of town, with a frequent bus service running late into the night. Alive with bars, restaurants, and a huge variety of shops, you’ll quickly find something to excite you.

For the avid music fan, movie buff, or even swimmer, Guildford is home to a cinema, lido, many music venues and three theatres. The nearby Surrey Hills are also full of adventure: mountain biking, climbing and canoeing are all just a stone’s throw away.

If you’re struck by a moment of wanderlust and want to travel, Guildford is the perfect base from which to explore, with great road, rail and air connections, including being just 34-minutes outside London Waterloo.

Life on campus

A vibrant, safe space in which to live and learn, our friendly campus community encourages a real sense of belonging. With over 120 nationalities all playing a role in university life, you will discover a lively, dynamic atmosphere that enriches the student experience.

Location

Our campus is easily accessible by road and rail, just a short walk from Guildford train station and well served by local buses. Once you’re here, you can reach everything on foot.

Whether you’re picking up a few essentials at the SimplyFresh convenience store, Appleseed Books and Print, or heading to the launderette, you’ll never be far from where you need to be.

Library and Learning Centre 

The Library and Learning Centre is the academic hub of the University, sitting at the heart of our campus. In addition to the multi-million pound collections of online information resources which can be accessed seamlessly on or off campus, in the Library you can explore hundreds of thousands of books and journals as well as audio and image collections. T

The building provides a wide variety of learning spaces including silent rooms, and social and group study areas, with bookable group study rooms for collaborative working. The Library is open 24 hours a day during semester time and has long opening hours during vacations. 

Our postgraduate programmes

We understand that there’s a lot to think about if you’re considering further study. Our comprehensive postgraduate portfolio offers a wide range of options to choose from. A full A-Z list of our taught postgraduate programmes can be found on our website.

Many engineering programmes are available for distance learning. Please refer to the website and individual programme pages for full details and all intake dates.

Research

Our Doctoral College is developing a research environment with a cohesive community that connects supervisors, research support staff, postgraduate researchers and early career researchers across all three of the University faculties and provides outstanding support and services to all.

The Doctoral College serves as a hub, bringing together the key research services across Surrey and has also introduced new dedicated provisions to facilitate excellent supervision, deliver invaluable training and events, and enhance our postgraduate researchers’ employability skills.

Fees and financial support

Our postgraduate fees are payable for each academic year, or each stage of your programme. Students are liable to pay revised fees annually for the duration of the programme.

On certain masters’ programmes, you may need to pay for special equipment, field courses or study periods overseas, in addition to your fees. Details of these expenses may be obtained from the appropriate faculty or department.

We are committed to making sure that it offers support to students who might need it, so there are a host of bursaries and scholarships available from both the University and external providers.

Engage with us

We have a wide range of postgraduate webinars from March 2019 onwards to give you the chance to discover more about postgraduate life at Surrey, chat to academics and current students and find out more about fees and funding. Find out more and register today.

We also run several postgraduate open afternoons a year where you will have the chance to meet our academics and current students, tour the campus and listen to talks about postgraduate study at Surrey and the application process.

Contact details

University of Surrey
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, UK

Telephone: +44 (0)1483 681 681

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Key information

Guildford
GU2 7XH
Telephone number: 
01483 300800

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