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Postgraduate Study


External funding

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

Letter to external funders

The University's Head of Student Funding has provided a PDF icon Letter to external funders that students, departments and Colleges are free to use in negotiations to match the new UKRI level of maintenance for postgraduate research courses.


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 

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