New students

New students

This page provides all the information you will need in order to prepare for your studies at Bristol within the Graduate School of Arts and Humanities.

Before you arrive

Subject/Course information

Select your subject/course from the drop down list below to access important information including:

  • Faculty Registration
  • Welcome Week timetables
  • Reading lists and programme structures
  • Unit choices 
  • Academic contacts

Key dates and Tasks

  1. Accept your online offer to study.
  2. Familiarise yourself with your Welcome Week timetable
  3. Complete your unit choice form, Postgraduate taught students only.
  4. Complete online registration and UCard upload (open between 2 - 12 September).
  5. Set up a payment plan to pay your fees (available once online registration has been completed).
  6. Faculty registration
    • 21 September (MA/PG Dip)
    • 22 September (Research)

University Precinct Map & Travel Information 

University Precinct Map (PDF, 495kB) and Travel information 

Tuition fee payments and Accommodation 

How and when to pay your tuition feesAccommodation for new postgraduate students

In-year starters

Students commencing studies in January 2016, please ensure that you register online and upload a photo for your student card at least ten days before you are due to start your studies.