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Further study discounts

New £10,906 postgraduate loans

Take advantage of the government’s plans to make loans of up to £10,906 available for postgraduate study.

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It Pays To Stay Scholarship

Are you a final year undergraduate student thinking of studying for a Master’s degree? If you continue your studies with BCU, you could be eligible for an Achievement Scholarship of up to £3,000.

What is an Achievement Scholarship?

The BCU Achievement Scholarship is available to all final year students who achieve a first or second class degree at undergraduate level and who wish to continue studying at Master’s level. It is aimed at encouraging you to fulfil your postgraduate potential by continuing your academic career at BCU.

You must continue on with your postgraduate programme straight after graduation, usually within 12 months.

Graduate in January 2019: Enrol by January/February 2020

Graduate in July 2019: Enrol by January/February 2020

Graduate in January 2020: Enrol by January/February 2021

Graduate in July 2020: Enrol by January/February 2021

Unfortunately, it is not possible to defer entry to a course and carry over the scholarship to another year. We allocate funding each year and need to ensure we have funds for next year’s high-achieving graduates too.

How much is the Achievement Scholarship? 
  • £3,000 Scholarship awarded to students with a first class honours degree.
  • £2,000 Scholarship awarded to students with a second class honours degree (2:1 or 2:2)
Find out more

If you are studying or interested in a Health course, the information on this page may not be relevant, and you may wish to visit our funding information for NHS students.

Santander Scholarship

The High Achievers Recognition Scheme and the Academic Awards Scheme in collaboration with Santander Universities offer 9 scholarships (8 Undergraduate and 1 Postgraduate) across BCU.

The BCU-Santander Postgraduate Scholarship aims at supporting one postgraduate student's research project and enhance their engagement with industry.

  • 1 postgraduate student (MRes or PhD) will be awarded a one-off bursary of £2,000
  • Eligible candidates are postgraduate research students at Birmingham City University able to demonstrate industry-academic cooperation in a multidisciplinary subject
  • Deadline for applications: 14 March 2021

Apply now

For more information or details on how to apply please contact Zoe Kazakou.