Postgraduate Fees and funding

When it comes to funding, it’s important to start early. Here are seven different ways you can finance your postgraduate studies.

Postgraduate Master’s Loans

Government-backed loans of up to £11,570 are available to UK, Irish and eligible EU nationals studying postgraduate Master’s courses in any subject area.

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Graduate Scholarship

The Graduate Scholarship is a 20% fee reduction available to all BCU graduates enrolling onto an eligible Master’s-level postgraduate qualification within two years of graduation.

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Aspiring Researcher Awards

These awards offer a contribution towards course fees for UK or international students studying an MA, MFA, or LLM course in the School of Law or the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media.

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As part of this consortium of eight Midlands universities, we’re also offering AHRC-funded PhD studentships to excellent research students in the arts and humanities.

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Postgraduate Doctoral Loans

Government-backed loans are also available to those studying postgraduate doctoral courses, such as PhDs. Eligible students can borrow up to £27,265.

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External funding

Each year, there are a range of additional scholarships, loans and bursaries offered by external organisations that are available to those pursuing postgraduate study.

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Tuition fee payment plans

If you’re self-funding, we offer payment plans for those whose fees are £1,500 or more. 50% of your fees are paid at enrolment, with the remainder paid by instalments.

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