University of Bristol

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
The University of Bristol’s postgraduate opportunities attract exceptionally talented people from all over the world. If you like the look of the programmes, if the city appeals to you, and if you believe you have what it takes to do well here,they want to hear from you.



Since the founding in 1909, the University has maintained high standards and a dynamic approach to research and teaching. New facilities, cutting-edge technology, fresh ideas, innovative techniques - all of these help to create learning opportunities for you.


Their world-class research and the excellent teaching take place in a stimulating environment. They have strong links with leading businesses, NGOs and technology companies, some of which started out at the University. They are a community of scholarship in a creative and dynamic city. They set very high standards and they have a clear vision for the future. Staff at Bristol are recruited from all over the world, and in the past have included five Nobel Laureates. They work at the forefront of their academic disciplines - which means that many of their students do too. Study here and you can expect to be challenged and inspired.


Explore Bristol Research is a publicly available searchable and browsable view of research related information drawing directly from records maintained in Pure, the University’s Research Information System.

  • Personal profiles - For Further information go to Explore Bristol Research and your personal profile
  • Research outputs (publications) - Adding and editing research outputs (publications) in Pure
  • Full text of publications where they have been uploaded to Pure - Add a full text document and check its copyright status
  • Selected research projects Projects
  • Activities and awards - Adding and editing activities in Pure
  • Information about organisations and research groups - Research groups


The University's reputation makes its postgraduates highly attractive to employers and our employment record is among the UK's best. Many major organisations have strong links with their Careers Service and often recruit directly from campus. The experienced Careers Advisers and other staff also offer specific information and advice for postgraduate research students, taught Masters students and international students.

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (34)
Humanities (20)
Medicine & Health (20)
Education & Training (17)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (17)
Business & Management (13)
Law (13)
Engineering & Technology (11)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (9)
Computer Science & IT (7)
Applied Sciences & Professions (5)
Arts, Design & Architecture (5)
Journalism & Media (2)


Student services

Vulnerable students

The Vulnerable Students' Support Service provides support to the most vulnerable students, including assisting staff managing crises and emergencies.

Housing services

The residences provide so much more than just accommodation. With pastoral support and 24-hour security, opportunities to get involved in green initiatives, drama and music productions or sporting activities and a great social calendar.

Library services


  • Arts and Social Sciences Library
  • Biological Sciences Library
  • Chemistry Library (Worsley Chemical Library)
  • Education Library
  • Medical Library (including Dentistry)
  • Physics Library (Maria Mercer Library)
  • Queen's Building Library (Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science)
  • Veterinary Sciences Library
  • Wills Memorial Library (Earth Sciences, Geographical Sciences and Law)

ICT services

  • Access in University residences - ResNet
  • On-site wireless service (eduroam Wi-Fi)
  • Docking network in departments
  • Remote off-site access to University resources
  • Broadband at home
  • Wireless access for Bristol staff and students visiting other universities (eduroam)
  • Internet access for visitors to Bristol

Student Life

Campus life

When you come to Bristol you come to a multicultural city steeped in history and rich in culture. It has everything you'd expect from a big city, but human in scale, with much of the city easily travelled by foot, on bike or by bus. With its vibrant culture, historic buildings, green credentials, good standard of living and excellent transport links, it's no wonder Bristol was given the European City of the Year award.Bristol is situated in the South West of England, surrounded by rolling countryside, but only 90 minutes from London by train. The city is well connected as a major road and rail network hub and also has a busy international airport.

Sports facilities

  • Indoor Sports Centre
Home for most of our indoor activities comprising a fitness suite, free weights gym, studios, sports hall, jogging track and access to squash courts.
  • Swimming pool
The swimming pool provides a wide and varied range of programmes, catering for all standards of swimmers and various aquatic sports.
  • Coombe Dingle Sports Complex
A combination of outdoor and indoor opportunities including facilities for cricket, football, hocky, lacrosse, netball, rugby, tennis and weight lifting.
  • Saltford Boathouse
The University Boathouse is based at Saltford and is an ideal setting for both competition and recreational fun.


Accreditation provides external confirmation that our course is aligned with the UK Professional Standards Framework for Teaching and Supporting Learning in Higher Education (UK PSF) and enables participants to engage with the standards at the appropriate descriptor.

Bristol, England, United Kingdom