The British Council
The largest provider of assistance to international students is the British Council . As well as distributing British Government awards, it also acts as an agent for other funding bodies. For further information, contact the nearest British Council office to your home or, if in doubt or there is not one near you, the Educational Attache at the British Embassy or High Commission in your capital city.
The University offers a number of scholarships for international students to reward outstanding academic achievement. For more information visit International Scholarships, or use our PG Funding Database.
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship
Students studying on MSc Development Economics may be eligible to apply for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship, a joint initiative between the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and UK universities, including the University of Birmingham, to jointly support scholarships for students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the United Kingdom.