TARGETcourses: search and compare thousands of postgraduate courses

If you're considering further study, should be the first step on your way to postgraduate success. It's the UK's first ever postgrad website that allows you to compare postgraduate departments based on a range of different criteria including student reviews and how highly they are rated by potential employers.

Compare courses contains courses from every postgraduate department in the UK. To help you explore which course is right for you, you'll find courses listed alongside their department's performance stats. These include Research Assessment Exercise scores revealing the quality of research carried out at each department, and Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) data revealing how employable their graduates are.

Get the facts
Universities supply their course data to UCAS on a voluntary basis - and this is the data we use on We also carried out our own research exercise so that each course appears with its fees, study-mode and start-date. Access this information via to get the basic facts about courses.

Get the real story
Of course, course data won't give you a complete picture of postgraduate study, so we carried out a survey asking recent and current postgrad students to rate their postgraduate experience. This means that also features over 2,000 student reviews generated from our survey, with results shown as 1-5 star ratings.

Further-study advice
We've got an advice section packed with help and guidance designed specifically to help anyone considering postgraduate study. From studying abroad and finding funding to information on converting to a whole new discipline, has everything you need to make an informed decision about your next step.