Fees and funding
There are a number of bursaries, loans and discounts available to help fund your master's study. All students interested in studying one of our master's courses are eligible to apply for funding.
The fees for our Master's courses in 2019/20 are:
- £7,545 (full time) for UK/EU students
- £15,270 (full-time) for International students
The fees given are for entry in the academic year starting in September 2019, and will be confirmed in your offer letter. You can find more information on fees and funding, including for part-time study, through our dedicated fees and funding pages.
If you have already studied at the University of Reading you can receive 10% off the fees of a master's course or the first year of another postgraduate degree (up to a maximum of £1,000).
The School of Politics, Economics and International Relations is offering 6 scholarships of £3,000 each for international students and 4 scholarships of £1,500 each for UK/EU students offered admission to:
- MSc Business Economics
- MA Diplomacy
- MSc Economics
- MSc Economics and Finance
- MA International Relations
- MA Public Policy
- MA Strategic Studies
Please click here for more information.
Postgraduate student loans for Masters degrees in the UK
If you are a resident in England or EU student, you may be eligible for a loan of up to £10,000 to study a master's degree. Find out more on the FindAMasters website.
Career development loan
UK applicants can apply for a government-sponsored career development loan, provided by a participating bank, borrowing between £300 and £10,000. Interest is suspended for the duration of your studies, with the loan repaid normally following graduation.