Fees and Funding

Postgraduate fees

Fees for our Postgraduate Taught Courses at Politics and International Relations can be found under Postgraduate course fees information.

Postgraduate course funding

All students interested in studying Postgraduate Masters courses in Politics and International Relations are eligible to apply for postgraduate funding.

Bursary Scheme

The School of Politics, Economics and International Relations usually offers bursaries to students.  These bursaries are worth £2,500 each and will be awarded in three equal payments during the academic year.

Further information for 2016 entry will be available in due course.


Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

EU applicants for MA programmes will be considered automatically for submission for a Competition Award and selected candidates will be contacted during March. In order to be considered for these awards, applications must be received by the end of February.


Alumni discount

If you have already studied at the University of Reading you can recieve 10% off the fees of a master's course or the first year of another postgraduate degree (up to a maximum of £1,000). Find out more here.

Select from the options below to see the Bursaries, Scholarships and other sources of funding available:

United Kingdom , European Union , other country  
an undergraduate, a postgraduate taught student, a postgraduate research student.


Find more about postgraduate funding on the central University pages.

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Alumni Discount Alumni receive £1000 discount for further study, click here for more details


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