UK master’s student funding
If you are a prospective master’s student from the UK, there are potential sources of funding available.
Postgraduate loans are available for eligible students studying taught and research master’s courses. The maximum loan available for 2020/21 is £11,222. The maximum loan amount for 2021/22 will be announced when applications open in Spring 2021.
Manchester Alumni Scholarship Schemes
Recent Manchester graduates may be eligible for a scholarship.
- Read more about our Manchester Alumni Scholarship Schemes
Manchester Master's Bursary
A number of bursaries for students from widening participation backgrounds are available for UK students on master's courses.
- Read more about our Manchester Master's Bursary
Living Cost Support Fund
This fund awards small grants and loans to students facing financial hardship. Applications can be made all year round and submitted by any eligible students, regardless of study level or nationality.
- Download the Living Cost Support Fund information sheet (PDF, 293KB)
Our funding opportunities database contains details of the major student award schemes offered by the British government and other organisations, as well as a number of awards offered by the University and its Faculties and Schools.