Funding and Scholarships

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Northern Ireland and EU students

New Postgraduate
Tuition Fee Loan up to £5,500

From the academic year 2017/18, the Department for the Economy will provide a tuition fee loan of up to £5,500 per NI / EU student for postgraduate study.

Tuition fee loans


Postgraduate research funding

PhD funded studentships

We offer fully funded studentships to outstanding postgraduate researchers across our three faculties and five Doctoral Training Centres.

PhD Funded Studentships

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Fees and Finance

Other funding available

There are additional sources of funding available for NI, EU and International students.

Find out more


Students resident in Great Britain

Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan

Students resident in England may be eligible for a loan of up to £10,280 to study a taught or research Masters in any subject.

Scotland has confirmed postgraduate loans of up to £10,000 for 2017.

Wales has confirmed postgraduate student loans of up to £10,280 in 2017.

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International scholarships

committed to nurturing top international postgraduates

Each year, the University offers scholarships to talented, fee-paying students from overseas. Scholarships for the 2017/18 academic year are now open for applications.

Full listing

Postgraduate Tuition fees

Fee rates and charges