Fees and funding

Postgraduate fees

Please see postgraduate course fees for further information.

Postgraduate funding

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Scholarships for LLM and M Res Programmes

The School of Law will offer a limited number of scholarships for candidates entering one of the following taught masters programmes in the next academic year:

  • LLM Human Rights
  • LLM International Law
  • LLM Advanced Legal Studies
  • M Res Law
  • M Res Law & Society
  • MA Res Legal History.

Each scholarship awarded will be worth between £1,000 and £5,000. The amount of the scholarship offered to successful applicants will be communicated to them at the time the award is offered.

Criteria for award

The scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis and only to candidates with a very strong academic record. In general, a successful applicant will have either a first class or a high 2:1 undergraduate degree in a discipline relevant to their proposed LLM or M Res programme (or will hold such a degree before joining their programme at Reading). Non-British candidates will generally need to achieve the equivalent of a British first class or a high 2:1 undergraduate degree in a discipline relevant to their proposed programme.

Applicants for the Master of Research must additionally have very strong skills in research and writing and an interest in pursuing doctoral study or a research-oriented career.

Application process

Applications for a scholarship must be received by 31 May. Early applications are advised; some awards may be made before the closing date. Applications must be made using the appropriate application form. (Word Document 46.0 KB)  

Cypriot Scholarship

The School of Law is pleased to announce the availability of one Scholarship of the amount of £5000, to a student from Cyprus. The scholarship awarded will be applied towards tuition fees. In order to participate in the competition, applicants must complete this application form and submit it by email to r.pottage@reading.ac.uk by 12 noon (UK time) on 17 June 2015. They must, also, simultaneously (or prior to that) apply for one of our LLM/MRes programmes by completing our online application form.

Commercial Law Partner Scholarships

We also offer scholarships to students who are undertaking one of our Commercial Law programmes.

  • LLM International Commercial Law
  • LLM International Banking Law
  • LLM International Corporate Finance
  • LLM International Financial Regulation
  • LLM Oil and Gas
  • LLM Law and Economics
  • LLM Intellectual Property and Management
  • MSc Oil and Gas
  • MSc Law and Economics

Each scholarship awarded will be worth between £1,000 and £5,000. The amount of the scholarship offered to successful applicants will be communicated to them at the time the award is offered.

Priority for these scholarships will be given to students from partnership universities. A list of our partners can be found here: Partners.

The scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis and only to candidates with a very strong academic record. For an application form, please contact Gemma on g.cryer@reading.ac.uk.
For September entry, applications for a scholarship must be received by 31 May; For January entry applications must be received by 30 November. Early applications are advised.

FELIX SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ANY MASTERS PROGRAMME

Applicants from India or a developing country who hold a first-class honours degree and are under 30 years of age on 31 January on the year of entry can apply for this award which pays full fees and provides a living allowance. Please contact Dr Alina Tryfonidou, Director of Postgraduate Studies in the School of Law, before you apply. Please see Felix Scholarships. Apply before February in the year of entry.

TULLOW GROUP SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME

The School of Law has been selected for the Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme for the following programmes:

LLM International Commercial Law

LLM Oil and Gas

MSc Oil and Gas

A total of 10 countries have been selected for participation in the scheme: Ghana, Uganda, Gabon, Cote D'Ivoire, Congo Brazzaville, Kenya, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Surinam and Uruguay. Please see their website for details and to apply.

www.tullowgroupscholarshipscheme.org.  

Other opportunities

For more information about fees, funding and costs and to search for more scholarships and funding across the university, please see visit the webpages here: http://www.reading.ac.uk/life/Finance/life-moneymatters.aspx

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