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.

Pre-arrival and subject-specific information

  • Postgraduate registration guide (coming soon)
  • Online registration and electronic photograph upload (available late August)
  • General information for new postgraduate students including IT and Library Services (coming soon)

Please ensure you accept your offer online and read your subject information below.  This will provide you with important course and subject information, including reading lists, faculty registration and welcome week timtables, unit choices (MA/PG Dip only) and academic contacts:

Key dates and Tasks

  1. Accept your online offer to study. 
  2. Read the subject-specific information listed on the left hand side of this page.
  3. Familiarise yourself with your Welcome Week timetable (available late June).
  4. Complete your unit choice form, Postgraduate taught students only (available August).
  5. Complete online registration and UCard upload (available early September).
  6. Set up a payment plan to pay your fees (available early September).
  7. Face to face registration 21 September (PG taught) 22 September (PG research).

Tuition fee payments and Accommodation 

How and when to pay your tuition fees. Accommodation 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.