Scholarships and bursaries

There are a range of scholarships, bursaries and other support available for new and current students in the School of Education.

  • The School of Education is delighted to offer a £3000 scholarship for students who start the MA Education programme (and associated pathways) or the MSc TESOL course in September 2020. 
  • A fully-funded School of Education studentship is avaiable as part of  ‘Disability Under Siege’ research project.

The UK Government provides non-means tested loans to cover the full cost of part-time tuition for all eligible English resident or non UK EU undergraduates whilst the postgraduate loans system for Masters degrees in the UK provides up to £10,906 for taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. Loans of up to £25,700 are also available for eligible Doctoral students

Postgraduates may use the Postgraduate Funding Database to search for scholarships and bursaries whilst International students may may benefit from a number of country specific scholarships. A number of Doctoral Studentships are available across the School of Education and wider College of Social Sciences.

General funding advice may also be found on the Student Funding Office webpages.

If you wish to apply for funding for a research degree in the School of Education, please email