Funding and application

Explore your subject area

Find out more about your course of interest, explore our facilities and view student work to discover what it's like studying a postgraduate course at UWE Bristol. Applications for some courses starting September 2022 and January 2023 are now closed, follow the course links for details.

Your postgraduate funding options

Graham, one of our Student Money Services Officers, talks you through the options in more detail and provides advice on managing financially as a postgraduate student.

Funding options

Postgraduate loans

Postgraduate loans of up to £11,836 are available from Student Finance for most master’s students who live in England. You won’t start repaying the loan until you’re earning over a certain amount and interest is lower than commercial loans.

Postgraduate loans
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Portrait image of student Lamare whilst on placement

"When I reflect now this was probably the best financial decision I made. The loan I took out to complete my postgraduate study at UWE Bristol has enabled me to progress and gain financial security for the rest of my career."

Lamare, MSc Human Resources Management graduate

Scholarships for UWE Bristol graduates and current students

50% off fees for UWE Bristol undergraduate students

If you’re a current undergraduate at UWE Bristol then you may be eligible for an award that covers 50% of your tuition fees on some postgraduate courses with our Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship. It’s competitive, but well worth applying for.

Find out more about the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship

25% off fees for UWE Bristol alumni

If you're a graduate of ours and you choose to continue studying with us you’ll receive a tuition fee discount of 25% on most of our full-time and part-time taught postgraduate courses with our Alumni Scholarship. Research students (PhD, DPhil, MPhil, Prof Doc) also get a 25% discount on the first year of study for full-time courses, or the first two years on part-time courses. 

Portrait image of postgraduate student Ele

"I was lucky enough to be awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship and got a 50% discount on my tuition fees."

Ele, MSc Marketing graduate


Explore everything you'll need to know about applying. Let us guide you through the process. From information on entry requirements, deadlines and submitting your application, to what happens next.  If you have any individual admission questions, please call +44 (0) 117 328 3333.

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