Fees and Funding Opportunities


Information regarding tuition fees for our postgraduate courses for both Home/EU and International students can be found through Study with Us.

Funding Opportunities

Masters Degrees

See the full range of funding opportunities for our Masters Courses here.

100% Tuition Fee Discount - 2016/17 Widening Participation Impact Scholarship:

There are two masters scholarships available for those interested in researching policy and practice in the field of widening participation in higher education. These are available for Home/EU students who are registering for the full-time MSc in Social Research for the academic year 2016/17. To be eligible, students must meet the criteria for the University of Leicester Graduate Scholarship.

More details about this scholarship can be found here.

The deadline for applications for this scholarship is Monday 4th July 2016

50% Tuition Fee Discount - 2016 Graduate Scholarship:

If you are a Home/EU student and graduate in 2016 with a 2:1 or better and enrol in 2016 onto one of our Master's courses in 2016, you will be entitled to a 50% discount on tuition fees.

10% Tuition Fee Discount - Alumni Scholarship:

If you did your undergraduate degree at the University of Leicester you will be entitled to a 10% discount on postgraduate fees with us. There is also a range of postgraduate scholarships in specific disciplines.

International Students:

University of Leicester scholarships for International students studying Masters Courses September/October 2016.

Civil Society Leadership Award- the CSLA provide fully funded masters degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities.

More scholarships available for International students.

Research Degrees

Information about currently available PHD Studentships can be found here:

Social Science PhD studentships

Departmental fund for conference and workshop attendance

The Department has a fund dedicated to supporting our research students to attend workshops and conferences to present their work. Application details are available from the Postgraduate Secretary.

Apart from the Departmental Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) and Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) posts and the Departmental fund for conference and workshop attendance, all sources of funding listed are not administered by the department but by the University Graduate School or outside bodies. Please ensure that you follow the correct application procedure for each source of funding. The Department cannot answer questions about funding it does not administer.

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Campus based courses
E: mcs-enquiries@le.ac.uk
T: +44(0)116 252 3863

Distance Learning Courses
E: css-dl@le.ac.uk
T: 0116 252 3755

Research degrees (campus-based and distance learning courses)
T: +44(0)116 252 2785
E: MCS-Research@le.ac.uk

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