Postgraduate study

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Funding for postgraduates

Taught courses

  1. As student from the UK or EU, find out if you are eligible for a masters loan of up to £11,222
  2. Check whether you are eligible for a scholarship from an external provider

Research opportunities

  1. As a student from England, Wales or the EU, find out if you are eligible for a doctoral loan of up to £26,445
  2. The government's masters loan is also available if you want to study a research masters (MRes)
  3. Doctoral training programmes offer full funding along with a monthly living allowance for UK and EU students
  4. Explore individual studentships, which usually cover tuition fees and contribute towards your living costs

International and EU students

In addition to the masters and research funding options listed above, the University also offers scholarships specifically for international and EU students.

International and EU scholarships search

We provide lots of funding advice specifically for international students. You can also contact your country representative for information on funding your course.

EU students starting courses in 2020 will be eligible for the same funding opportunities as in previous years, including research council support and masters loans. Read our Brexit information for future students.

Earn money while you study

Working part-time while studying can help you fund your course. There are lots of ways to find work:

  • The Graduate School offers postgraduate placements to fit around your studies
  • Unitemps is the University's in-house recruitment agency, which offers a range of temporary work assignments for students
  • You can get paid to teach alongside your PhD – check with your school or department to find out more

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