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The University of Surrey sees things differently. Whether you picture yourself in a new career, want to pursue an academic passion, or strive to study somewhere where you can make a real impact, the University’s postgraduate courses can help make your vision a reality. As a research-led University, Surrey's outstanding contributions benefit society as a whole and address major global challenges. Join a vibrant, enthusiastic and forward-thinking community, and you'll become a part of changing the world for the better. 

Situated just 34 minutes outside London in the historical town of Guildford, over 3,500 postgraduate students each year are welcomed from all corners of the globe. The University is proud to be one of the most culturally diverse in the country. Whether you’re from the UK, the EU or further afield, you'll live, work and study with people from different backgrounds to your own. The postgraduate student body is made up of individuals from more than 120 different countries, so you'll be part of a vibrant international community that exposes you to brand new ways of thinking. Specialist staff in the International Office are here to help you throughout the application process – from advising on choosing the right course to applying for a visa and preparing for your first few weeks at Surrey.

There are three faculties within the University: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences; Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences; Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. The University is spread across three Guildford-based sites: Stag Hill – home to a beautiful lake and lively Students' Union. Hazel Farm and Manor Park – which boasts a host of student accommodation and the University's £36 million Surrey Sports Park. All sites are within walking distance to the centre of Guildford, where you will find plenty of shops, a cinema, sporting outlets and even an ice-skating rink. The high street is lined with restaurants, bars and pubs, which are popular with students in the evening.

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About the University of Surrey

The University of Surrey offers a variety of accredited postgraduate degrees through its three faculties. These are the - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences; Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences; and Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. The University offers a variety of research programmes as well.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

32% Part Time
68% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018

55%

UK students

45%

Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

12,285 Undergraduate
3,710 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2018

43%

School leavers

57%

Mature students

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Guildford 0.3 Miles away

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