PhD Studentships and Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

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Doctoral Training Partnerships/ Centres for Doctoral Training - Research Council PhD Studentships

Most UK Research Council sponsored PhD studentships are delivered through  Doctoral Training Partnerships/Centres for Doctoral Training

Available DTP / Research Council Funded Studentships


Postgraduate Loans

Doctoral / PhD Loans (Available from 2018 for UK/EU Nationals)

The UK Government has introduced new Postgraduate Doctoral Loans of up to £25,000 for PhDs and equivalent postgraduate research programmes from 2018.

Full details and the application form are available from  GOV.UK  Doctoral Loan Please make sure you read the full eligibility and residency criteria.

If you apply for a Doctoral Loan you will be able to register for your course once you have provided us with evidence that your application has been approved. Students in receipt of the Doctoral Loan are able to pay in 3 instalments instead of the standard 2, the due dates of the instalments will be in line with the dates you receive your loan payments.

Masters Degree Loans - including MPhil (Master of Philosophy)

UK/EU Nationals living in England - Have you considered applying for a Postgraduate Loan to help fund your Taught Masters or  MPhil study? 
Please refer to Postgraduate Loans for details of the loan arrangements, eligibility and the application process.

Masters Degree Funding (MA, MSc, MBA, LLM, MRes, MPhil)

Scholarships and bursaries for Masters degree programmes are advertised as they become available.

Please see the main listing for current Masters degree funding opportunities.

Scholarships available for individual Masters Courses can be found on the Fees and Funding section of the relevant Masters Course page.

Discount Schemes

Other Funding Sources

Alternatively, why not combine your postgraduate course with your career and earn while you learn - see our part-time and distance learning degrees.

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