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Postgraduate study

We believe there’s never been a better time to join us as a postgraduate student.

As the largest academic institution in the UK and a world leader in flexible learning, we’re renowned for our postgraduate programmes.

Learn more about our courses and why students choose to study with us.

Graduate with a postgraduate degree

Browse all courses

Our postgraduate courses include Art History, Engineering, Law, Mathematics and more. Find the one for you.

A-Z of courses

Browse by qualification

We offer certificates, diplomas, masters and research degrees.

Course types

Research degrees

With more than 1,000 postgraduate researchers currently studying with us, our research degrees are in demand.

Research degrees

Postgraduate Loans in England

Are you considering postgraduate study with us? Have you heard about the Postgraduate Loan scheme? You could be eligible for a loan of up to £10,906 as a contribution towards the cost of study fees and expenses.

Find out more about Postgraduate Loans 

MSc in Engineering

Our MSc in Engineering is accredited with the IET, IED and CIBSE and meets the educational requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

Find out more about our MSc in Engineering

Boost your career and earning potential

Our triple-accredited MBA was ranked 5th best online MBA in the world by CEO Magazine in its Global MBA Rankings 2019.

Find out more about our MBA

Request a postgraduate prospectus

Packed with information on fees, funding, courses, subjects and more, our prospectus is your essential guide to postgraduate life at The Open University.

Request a prospectus