How to choose a postgraduate course
After getting started with what type of course to study, you might still find a lot of relevant courses to choose from around the country. Make sure you check the entry requirements when you search for courses, and take a look at our tips for choosing between courses and visiting universities to find out more.
Search for postgraduate courses
Before you can apply for a course through UCAS Postgraduate, you'll need to register with UCAS Postgraduate. Once you've registered, you can save searches and shortlist courses.
You can then use the same service to apply for some (but not all) postgraduate courses. You will need to use other UCAS schemes to apply for other postgraduate courses. See below for further details.
- Performing arts at a conservatoire – all the undergraduate and postgraduate options for performance-based training.
- Postgraduate teacher training in England – use the Department for Education's 'Find postgraduate teacher training' service.
- Postgraduate teacher training programmes in Wales and Scotland – use UCAS' search tool
MA/MSc courses in social work, nursing, medicine, LLB accelerated programmes – these are located in the UCAS Undergraduate application service.
Applying for postgraduate courses
You apply direct to the provider for postgraduate courses.