Why choose Staffordshire University?
Explore what Staffordshire University has to offer. Choose from our range of specialist courses for interest or to take your career to the next level. We’ve invested in top-class facilities and digital technology to make a difference to your postgraduate experience. Don't just take our word for it, our accolades speak for themselves...
- 87% of Research Impact is “Outstanding" or "Very Considerable" – Research Excellence Framework 2021
- 68% Research is "Internationally Excellent" or "World Leading" – Research Excellence Framework 2021
- Top 5 UK University – StudentCrowd University Awards 2022
- Top 10 for Job Prospects – StudentCrowd University Awards 2022
- Top 15 for Student Satisfaction – Complete University Guide 2022
- 6th for Social Inclusion – The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
- Top 15 for Course Content – StudentCrowd University Awards 2022
- Top 15 for Teaching Quality – The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
- **** QS Star Ratings 2021
Your success is important to us - you’ll get the individual support, expertise and opportunities to bring out the best in you. With a range of flexible options, there's a route to postgraduate study to fit around you, including part-time, distance learning and blended learning options.
Take your next step at a postgraduate open event or find out more about us and what we have to offer.
You’ll learn from the greatest minds - world renowned in their fields they’re here to teach and support you in your academic achievement, helping open doors to successful careers.
Meet some of our academic team
Professor Caroline Sturdy Colls
Professor Of Conflict Archaeology
Prof. Sturdy Colls' pioneering research focuses on the application of interdisciplinary approaches to the investigation of Holocaust landscapes. Caroline is the Course Leader for the Forensic Archaeology masters.Caroline's profile
Professor Elizabeth Boath
Professor Of Health And Wellbeing
Liz is a Coach and Mentor, Clinical Hypnotherapist and Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Practitioner and teaches Counselling, Public Health and Communication Skills. Liz's research is focused on perinatal mental health and health and social care.Elizabeth's profile
Professor Nachiappan Chockalingam
Professor Of Clinical Biomechanics
As Professor of Clinical Biomechanics, I direct the Movement Analysis Laboratory and lead the biomechanics team and research at Staffordshire University. I am also an Affiliate Professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of MaltaNachiappan's profile
Professor Hamidreza Gohari Darabkhani
Professor-Low Carbon & Renew Energy Sys
Prof Gohari Darabkhani has focused his research and industry collaborations on technologies and projects that directly contribute to resolving current major issues in the energy industry to achieving net-zero emission targets by 2050.Hamidreza's profile
Dr Mohamed Sedky
After received his BEng(Hons) in Electro-Physics and Communications in Alexandria University, Egypt, in 1996, Mohamed founded SKM communication systems with two partners.Mohamed's profile
Professor Wilfred Mcsherry
Wilf is a Professor of Nursing and an active researcher in delivery patient centered care. His main area of interest is how we can prepare nurses, midwives and healthcare professional to be confident and competent in this dimension of care.Wilfred's profile
Professor Torfeh Sadat-Shafai
Torfeh's expertise lies in plastic electronics, Photovoltaics, Experimental Physics, Electronic Material; Thin Films Technology and Optoelectronics. Torfeh is also course leader for Advanced Technology MScTorfeh's profile
Professor Abdel-Hamid Soliman
Abdel-Hamid's expertise includes automation, including Smart Cities, Building automation, Energy management, Security, Safety and health applications.Abdel-Hamid's profile
Our industry-standard facilities allow our postgraduate students to conduct high-level research right here on campus alongside our team of experienced technicians who are always on hand to support your studies.
Purpose built facility which enables collection of data using specialised equipment to understand and diagnose Musclo-skeletal conditions within individuals or groups.
Psychology Cognitive Suite
The Psychology Cognitive Cubicles are a set up of small cubicles used to run Psychology based tests on individual participants.
Sport and Exercise Bodily Fluids Laboratory
A laboratory offering a range of bodily fluid tests that can be used to monitor health and disease status, sports performance, and muscular injury.
These facilities comprise a dedicated room and external compound for the investigation of insect and larvae life cycle and behaviour, and determining decomposition timelines.
Criminalistic Methods Laboratory
A fully equipped laboratory to facilitate the analysis of evidence recovered from crime scenes.
X-ray Diffraction (XRD) laboratory
XRD is a spectroscopic technique where incident x-rays interact, then diffract with atoms in the crystal matrix of a material, and angles are measured to determine their structure.
Advanced Materials Lab
The Advanced Materials Lab is part of a suit of facilities that businesses, students and graduates can access through the Innovation Enterprise Zone.
What our students say
You can stand out from the crowd if you grasp the opportunities that Staffordshire University has to offer. Follow the experiences and success stories of our postgraduate students and be inspired to achieve great things.
The diversity of the module content and assignments equip you with skills and knowledge that are beneficial beyond the Masters.
I would strongly recommend anyone who is considering studying Health Psychology to apply to Staffordshire University. The diversity of the module content and assignments equip you with skills and knowledge that are beneficial beyond the Masters.
For me personally, the chance to conduct systematic reviews and engage with both quantitative and qualitative research methods have provided me with the ability and confidence to use these different research methodologies as part of my PhD research.
I would highly recommend the EdD course at Staffordshire University.
I would highly recommend the EdD course at Staffordshire University because the diversity of course content, staff support and guidance are outstanding. The course challenges you mentally and emotionally but this in turn assists in producing inspirations for better research.
The experiences enjoyed during the course prepare you to look at the world from a different perspective which will help to enhance your employment opportunities and help you to develop as an individual. To obtain this qualification is the ultimate goal in an individual’s educational journey.
My experience at Staffs has been incredibly rewarding. The learning environment is supportive and the course was very well put together. This allowed me to know well in advance what to expect which is crucial when combining studies with a full-time job. Both the academic and administrative staff go above and beyond to provide a smooth learning experience whilst maintaining the highest academic standards.
New for 2022
We're continually investing in our campus to provide the very best experience to our students, staff and visitors. In 2022, we're launching three fantastic projects which will enrich your experiences here at Staffordshire University.
This £40m investment will be a unified building, bringing together social, study, teaching and support functions. Interwoven with these, the building will also be home to the University’s business and marketing programmes.Discover the Catalyst
This £5.8m centre gives students the chance to immerse themselves in the latest medical techniques and methods, developing new patient safety techniques through cutting edge digital simulation and immersion suites.Explore the Centre for Health Innovation
Alongside offering 100 full day-care places for children of staff and students, our nursery and forest school features an observational learning suite where teaching can be observed, facilitating applied learning for trainee teachers, social workers, Special Educational Needs Coordinators, and students at the University.Read more about Woodlands