Postgraduate admissions statements

Admissions statements detail the admissions criteria, application process and selection process for all postgraduate programmes at the University of Bristol.

These admissions statements relate to programmes starting during the 2023–24 academic year.

If you cannot find your programme or have any questions, contact the relevant faculty in the first instance.

Admissions statements
Accounting and Finance, MSc
Accounting and Finance, PhD
Accounting, Finance and Management, MSc
Advanced Composites, MSc
Advanced Composites, PhD
Advanced Microelectronic Systems Engineering, MSc
Advanced Quantitative Methods, MRes 
Advanced Quantitative Methods, PhD
Aerial Robotics, MSc
Aerosol Science, PhD
Aerospace Engineering, PhD
Anthropology, MA
Anthropology and Archaeology, PhD
Applied Neuropsychology, MSc
Applied Neuropsychology (distance learning), MSc
Applied Neuropsychology, PG Dip
Applied Neuropsychology (distance learning), PG Dip
Banking and Finance Law, LLM
Banking, Regulation and Financial Stability, MSc
Biochemistry, PhD
Bioinformatics, MSc
Biological Sciences, PhD
Biomedical Engineering, MSc
Biomedical Sciences Research, MSc
Biorobotics, MSc
Black Humanities, MA
Business Analytics, MSc
Business Innovation, MBI
Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship, MSc
Cardiovascular Perfusion (distance learning), MSc
Cellular and Molecular Medicine, PhD
Chemistry, PhD
Chinese-English Audiovisual Translation, MA
Chinese-English Translation, MA
Civil Engineering, PhD
Classics and Ancient History, PhD
Climate Change Science and Policy, MSc
Clinical Neuropsychology, PG Dip
Clinical Neuropsychology Practice, PG Cert
Clinical Oral Surgery, PG Cert
Clinical Research Methods and Evidence-Based Medicine, MSc
Commercial Law, LLM
Communication Networks and Signal Processing, MSc
Company Law and Corporate Governance, LLM
Comparative Literatures and Cultures, MA
Comparative Literatures and Cultures, PhD
Composites Manufacture, EngD
Composition of Music for Film and Television, MA
Computational Statistics and Data Science: COMPASS, PhD
Computer Science (conversion), MSc
Computer Science, PhD
Contemporary Identities, MSc
Clinical Conscious Sedation and Anxiety Management, PG Dip
Clinical Perfusion Science, PGCert
Creative Innovation and Entrepreneurship, MA
Creative Writing, MA
Creative Writing, PhD
Cyber Security (Infrastructures Security), MSc
Cyber Security (TIPS at Scale), PhD
Data Science, MSc
Data Science (distance learning), MSc
Dental Implantology, MSc
Development and Security, MSc
Digital Health, MSc
Digital Health and Care, PhD
Digital and Technological Society, MSc
Disability Studies, PhD
Dynamic Molecular Cell Biology (Wellcome Trust), PhD
Earth Sciences, PhD
Earthquake Engineering and Infrastructure Resilience, MSc
East Asian Development and the Global Economy, MSc
East Asian Studies, PhD
Economics, MRes
Economics, MSc
Economics, PhD
Economics and Finance, MSc
Economics, Finance and Management, MSc
Economics with Data Science, MSc
Education, PhD
Education (Climate Change), MSc
Education (Inclusive Education), MSc
Education (Leadership and Policy), MSc
Education (Learning, Technology and Society), MSc
Education (Mathematics Education), MSc
Education (Neuroscience and Education), MSc
Education (Open Pathway), MSc
Education (Policy and International Development), MSc
Education (Secondary), PGCE
Education (Teaching and Learning), MSc
Education: Learning, Leadership and Policy, EdD
Educational Psychology, DEdPsy
Education, MRes
Electrical and Electronic Engineering, PhD
Employment, Work and Equality, LLM
Engineering Mathematics, MSc
Engineering Mathematics, PhD
Engineering with Management, MSc
English Literature, MA
English Literature, PhD
Environmental Analytical Chemistry, MSc
Environmental Humanities, MA
Environmental Modelling and Data Analysis, MSc
Environmental Policy and Management, MSc
Epidemiology, MSc
European and Global Governance, MSc
European Legal Studies, LLM
Exercise, Nutrition and Health, PhD
Film and Television, MA
Film and Television, PhD
Finance and Investment, MSc
Financial Technology, MSc
Financial Technology with Data Science, MSc
French, PhD
Future Innovation in Non-Destructive Evaluation, PhD
Gender and International Relations, MSc
General Legal Studies, LLM
Geographic Data Science and Spatial Analytics, MSc
Geographical Sciences (Human Geography), PhD
Geographical Sciences (Physical Geography), PhD
German, PhD
Global Development and Environment, MSc
Global Environmental Challenges, MSc by Research
Global Management, MSc, PG Cert, PG Dip
Global Operations and Supply Chain Management, MSc
Global Political Economy, MRes
Global Political Economy, PhD
Global Wildlife Health and Conservation, MSc
Graduate Diploma Economics
Great Western Four+ Doctoral Training Partnership (NERC), PhD
Health and Wellbeing, PhD
Health Economics and Policy Analysis, MSc
Health, Law and Society, LLM
Health Sciences Research, MRes
Healthcare Management, MSc
Healthcare Improvement, PG Cert
Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, PhD
History, MA
History, PhD
History of Art, MA
History of Art, PhD
Human-Computer Interaction, MSc
Human Geography: Society and Space, MSc
Human Resource Management and the Future of Work, MSc
Human Rights Law, LLM
Image and Video Communications and Signal Processing, MSc
Immersive Arts (Virtual and Augmented Reality), MSc
Innovation and Entrepreneurship, MSc
Innovation and Entrepreneurship, PhD
Integrative Cardiovascular Science (BHF), PhD
Interactive Artificial Intelligence, PhD
International Business and Strategy: Global Challenges, MSc
International Commercial Law, LLM
International Development, MSc
International Law, LLM
International Law and International Relations, LLM
International Relations, MSc
International Security, MSc
Italian, PhD
Labour Law and Corporate Governance, LLM
Law and Globalisation, LLM
Law, MA
Law, PhD
Law, Environment, Sustainability and Business, LLM
Law, Innovation and Technology, LLM
Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics, MA
Management, MSc (all pathways)
Marketing, MSc
Management, PhD
Mathematical Sciences, MSc
Mathematics, PhD
Mechanical Engineering, PhD
Medical Statistics and Health Data Science, MSc
Medieval Studies, MA
Medieval Studies, PhD
Molecular Neuroscience, MSc
Molecular, Genetic and Lifecourse Epidemiology (Wellcome Trust), PhD
Music, MA
Music, PhD
Nanoscience and Functional Nanomaterials, MSc
Nuclear Science and Engineering, MSc
Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health, MSc
Optical Communications and Signal Processing, MSc
Optoelectronic and Quantum Technologies, MSc
Oral and Dental Sciences, PhD
Oral Medicine, MSc
Palaeobiology, MSc
Periodontology, MSc
Philosophy, MA
Philosophy, PG Dip
Philosophy, PhD
Philosophy and History of Science, MA
Philosophy of Biological and Cognitive Sciences, MA
Philosophy of Physics, MA
Physics, PhD
Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, PhD
Policy Research, MSc
Politics, PhD
Population Health Sciences, PhD
Psychology, PhD
Psychology of Education BPS, MSc
Public Health, MSc
Public Law, LLM
Public Policy, MSc
Public Policy, MSc (Distance learning)
Quantum Engineering, PhD
Religion and Theology, PhD
Religion, MA
Reproduction and Development, MSc
Robotics, MSc
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, PhD
Russian, PhD
Science Communication for a Better Planet, MSc
Scientific Computing with Data Science, MSc 
Security, Conflict and Human Rights, MRes
Security, Conflict and Human Rights, PhD
Social and Cultural Theory, MSc
Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, MSc
Social Policy, PhD
Social Science Research Methods (Management), MSc
Social Science Research Methods (Politics), MSc
Social Science Research Methods (Sociology), MSc
Social Work, MSc
Social Work, PhD
Social Work Research, MSc
Society, Politics and Climate Change, MSc
Socio-Legal Studies, MSc
Sociology, MSc
Sociology, PhD
South West Biosciences - SWBio (BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership), PhD
South West Doctoral Training Partnership (ESRC), PhD
Stem Cells and Regeneration, MSc
Strategy, Change and Leadership, MSc
Sustainable Engineering, MSc
Sustainable Futures, MRes
Sustainable Futures, PhD
Health Professionals Education, PGCert, PGDip, MSc
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), MSc
Technology Enhanced Chemical Synthesis, PhD
Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship, MSc
Theatre and Performance, PhD
Theoretical and Practical Clinical Neuropsychology, PG Dip
Translation, MA
Translation, PhD
Translational Cardiovascular Medicine, MSc
Translational Health Sciences, PhD
Veterinary Sciences, PhD
Volcanology, MSc
Water and Environmental Management, MSc
Wireless Communications and Signal Processing, MSc

Undergraduate admissions statements

If you want to apply for an undergraduate programme make sure to check the undergraduate admissions statements, as these differ from the postgraduate statements.

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