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Criminology Bursaries

Type of award


Managing department

  • School of Law


One bursary of up to half the fees to an international applicant (Maximum £6.500)

Two bursaries of up to £3,000 to a Home/EU applicant

Specified use

To pay a proportion of tuition fees.

Tenable period

1 year

Number available

Three bursaries are available in total  

Fund provider

This award is internal.

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate taught

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Criminology

Academic requirements

A minimum Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent. 

Students whose first language is not English are required to hold IELTS 7.0 with a minimum writing score of 7, or equivalent in IBT-TOEFL , or Cambridge Certificat, or PEARSON.

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to international students.

Other eligibility criteria

Applicants must hold an offer of study at The University of Manchester before applying for this funding.

This award can be held alongside other awards.

To be eligible for the bursary,

  • you must hold an unconditional offer for a study place on either the MA in Crime, Law & Society, or MRes in Criminology & Socio-Legal Studies
  • you should have accepted our offer by the 30th of June 2013;
  • you must hold a First Class or equivalent in your undergraduate degree;
  • you must be a self-funding student.

Application procedure

You do not need to complete an application form in order to apply for this bursary . All prospective students who meet criteria for the bursary and who have accepted our offer of a place by the 30th of June 2013 will be  automatically considered  for it.

Application form

Selection criteria

The decision to award a bursary will be made purely on academic merit.

Selection body

The School's Board of Studies for Criminology Programmes

Closing date

Candidates need to have accepted an offer of study by 30th June 2013.

Decision date

by the end of July 2013

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