UWE Cares PG Bursary

This bursary is available to any student who has successfully completed an undergraduate course with UWE Bristol and was registered with UWE Cares at the completion of their studies.

About the bursary

A key UWE Bristol priority is transforming futures. We are committed to helping our undergraduates enhance their careers through further study on postgraduate courses that give the opportunity to develop the business skills, awareness and confidence needed to aspire to management positions in many professions and business sectors.

We are pleased to offer a number of UWE Cares PG Bursaries for the academic year 2024/25. The scholarships provide a tuition fee discount of 50% on selected full-time and part-time postgraduate courses.

College of Business and Law

10 scholarships available

College of Arts, Technology and Environment

10 scholarships available

College of Health, Science and Society

10 scholarships available

Please note: some courses are excluded due to external funding, accreditation criteria, etc.


You are eligible to apply if you fit into the below criteria:

  • You were registered with UWE Cares at the completion of your undergraduate course.
  • You have graduated from a UWE Bristol undergraduate course in 2023 or are due to graduate in the current academic year 2024.
  • You are starting your postgraduate course in September 2024.

If you were registered as a student carer, you will need to supply UWE Cares with current evidence of your caring role. If you were registered as estranged, you will need to be under 25 at the start of your PG course.

For further information please read the UWE Cares PG terms and conditions (PDF).

The following courses are excluded from the scholarship:

How to apply

Postgraduate course applicants will be invited to apply via their UWE Bristol Welcome Portal on their course application offer letter.

Application deadlines

Applications open

Friday 1 March 2024

Applications close

Sunday 1 September 2024

You will be contacted about your outcome after assessments have taken place 14 days after the application deadlines above.

You will have 14 days to confirm your acceptance if you are successful.


The discount equals 50% off the full course cost and includes the 20% alumni discount. The discount will be applied to your course record after we receive confirmation of acceptance.

Part-time students will receive the discount pro-rata at the start of each new study year.