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Postgraduate Study


External funding

There are many external funding opportunities for postgraduate study. To help start your search we have comprised a list of the most prominent funds and useful webpages.

Please refer to the tabs under 'External funding and loans' for more information.

Letter to external funders

Please see below a letter to external funders from the Head of Student Funding that students/departments/Colleges can use, if they wish, in their negotiations with external funding partners to match the new UKRI level of maintenance for PGR courses.

Letter to external funders


Loans provide an alternative source of funding for postgraduate study. One of the main eligibility criteria will be your country of residence as they are often connected to government schemes. 

The following loans are available for postgraduate students:

Applications for a loan to study can also be made once you are a current student but you must confirm how you are financing your course before you can be admitted to study.

If you have any questions, please email: