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    There are a number of ways to help cover the costs of your master's degree

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.

Postgraduate fees

The fees for our Master's courses in 2019/20 are:

  1. £7,545 (full time) for UK/EU students
  2. £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.

Alumni discount

If you've previously completed a degree with us, you'll automatically receive our alumni discount (£1,500 off the cost of your tuition fees).

Master's Scholarships 2020

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. Take a look at our scholarships page for details of which courses are eligible.

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.

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