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Funding for taught postgraduate students

Scholarships, loans and other funding to help pay for your studies.

Scholarships

Explore our master's scholarships for 2020 and find out if you're eligible to apply.


Deans Award for Academic Excellence

Global Leaders Scholarship

School of Management Scholarships

  • Over 30 x £5,000 scholarships available
  • Full-time MSc courses in the School of Management are eligible
  • Open to applications of all nationalities

The Frank Wallace Scholarship

  • 1 x £2,500 scholarship available
  • You must hold an offer to study MSc Automotive Engineering (full-time)
  • Open to applications from the People’s Republic of China

Sir Jack Cater Scholarship

  • 1 x £3,000 scholarship available
  • All full-time master’s courses are eligible
  • You must be a graduate of Hong Kong University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) or Hong Kong Baptist University

MBA Scholarships

  • Scholarships range from £3,000 to 30% of tuition fee
  • Full-time and Executive MBA programmes are eligible
  • Open to applications of all nationalities

Sanctuary Scholarship

  • Up to 2 x scholarships for master’s students who are seeking asylum in the UK
  • Full-time and part-time master’s courses are eligible (excluding distance-learning courses)

GREAT Scholarships

  • Applications are now closed for 2020

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

  • Applications are now closed for 2020

Course Scholarships

Department scholarships are also available for selected master's courses for 2020 entry.



Bursaries & Loans

You may be eligible for a bursary or loan to help pay for your studies.


Postgraduate Master's Bursaries

If you are a new taught postgraduate student starting in the academic year 2020-21, with Home (UK) fee status and hold an undergraduate honours degree from the University of Bath, you could be eligible to apply for one of the 5 bursaries we offer, each worth £10,000.

Postgraduate Master's Loans

If you are a master's student with Home (UK) and European Union (EU) fee status, you may be eligible to apply for a loan from the UK government for your studies.

Students from the US

If you are a US citizen or national who wants to study at the University of Bath, you may be eligible to apply for a US student loan to help you fund your studies.

Students from Canada

If you are a Canadian citizen or national who wants to study at the University of Bath, you may be eligible to apply for a Canadian student loan to help you fund your studies.

Scholarships are available to postgraduate Canadian students on multi-year postgraduate courses. One year master's courses are not eligible.


Alumni Discount

You may be eligible for a 10% reduction in postgraduate tuition fees if you're University of Bath Alumni.


There are many reasons to continue your studies with a master’s degree at the University of Bath. Whether you want to further your subject expertise or enhance your career prospects, each year we welcome back Bath graduates to continue their educational journey with us.

If you have graduated, or are due to graduate, with a full honours degree from the University of Bath, you may qualify for a 10% discount on postgraduate tuition fees with us.

Alternative funding

You can look for funding from sources other than those offered by the University.


Trusts and charities can make awards for fees, maintenance or research costs to any student, regardless of subject or nationality.

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Online helps you explore alternative sources of funding. It contains a database of funding opportunities, comprehensive guidance and tools to help you prepare a winning grant application.

The Guide is free for all University of Bath students and staff to use. If you are a prospective student and would like to access the site, you will need to request a PIN from Student Services. Email studentservices@bath.ac.uk to request a PIN.