Top 3 reasons to study here

  • You can pursue your academic interests in a world-class environment, whereby 97% of our research is internationally recognised.
  • One of the most targeted universities by Britain's leading graduate employers** ** The Graduate Market in 2013 - 2017, High Fliers Research.
  • We are making a significant investment in research to help us achieve our ambition of being among the very best in the world.



Our £200m investment in our resources, infrastructure and people will help us achieve our ambition of being among the very best in the world.

Our goal is to attract and retain the highest quality researchers to work in multidisciplinary teams with inspiring leaders to become a powerhouse for world-changing discoveries. With this investment we will maximise our ability to capture exciting new ideas and deliver solutions that help transform many more lives and societies around the world.

We are investing in six Beacons of Excellence, areas of world-class research excellence that champion our response to today’s global challenges.

Our Research Priority Areas also bring together researchers from across disciplines to tackle key issues facing society.

This investment includes an ambitious expansion of our prestigious Research Fellowship schemes, which recruit the research leaders of tomorrow.


We are one of the most popular universities among recruiters nationally. Over 93% of our postgraduates who were available for work entered employment or further study within the first six months after graduation*.

Our Careers and Employability Service offers a range of services including advice sessions, employer events, recruitment fairs and skills workshops – and once you have graduated, you will have access to the service for life.

* Known destinations of full-time home higher degree postgraduates 2014/15. Salaries are calculated based on those in full-time paid employment within the UK.

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