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International scholarships

Postgraduate Loyalty Scholarships

Postgraduate Scholarships

Every year we provide merit-based scholarships recognising the talents of our international students, which will be discounted against the cost of your tuition fees.

All international students enrolling on a postgraduate course in September 2021 and January 2022 will be eligible for a partial scholarship of up to £2,000 discounted from your tuition fees. This is awarded based on your academic background, and your grade will need to be the equivalent to a UK degree:

  • £2,000 if a 1st class degree holder
  • £1,500 if a Second Class (Upper Division) or 2:1 degree holder
  • £1,000 if a Second Class (Lower Division) or 2:2 degree holder
  •    £500 if a 3rd class degree holder

The following courses are exempted from this scholarship:

  • ACCA
  • MSc Accounting & Finance (Top-Up)
  • Conservatoire courses (Music and Theatre)
  • PGCE and PCET
  • Masters in Teaching and Learning/Educational Leadership (MTL/MEL)
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses in Health

Please note that scholarships are only available to self-funding students and those studying full-time for at least one academic year.

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Prompt Payment Discount

If you pay your tuition fees in full {for each year of your studies} before or during your enrolment {within 30 days of the invoice date}, you will be entitled to a £300 prompt payment discount.  You can deduct £300 from your fees when paying your full fees if you plan to pay within 30 days.  However, any payments received after 30 days will not attract this discount. 

This discount is limited to September 2021 and January 2022 intakes and applies to the amount you owe after deducting any scholarships from your tuition fee.

The below course is exempt from this scholarship.:

  • ACCA

GREAT Scholarships 2021– Malaysia and Thailand

In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, Birmingham City University offers two scholarships of £10,000 each to students from Thailand and Malaysia applying for postgraduate courses in Computing, Engineering and Built Environmental courses.

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Art and Design Prize 2021 – South East and East Asia students

Birmingham City University offers 3 Art and Design prizes of up to £3,000 to students from the following countries: Thailand, Taiwan, HK, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei, Vietnam. Students must hold an offer for one of our PG Art and Design courses for September 2021 entry.

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British Council Creative Economy Scholarships

In partnership with the British Council, we are delighted to announce that we will be offering 3x full tuition fee scholarships for the MA Arts and Project Management course through the Creative Economy scholarship programme to start in September 2021.

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