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Funding and scholarships

Available funding

Scholarships for new applicants

A number of partial scholarships are available, and will be awarded to full and part time students who have performed exceptionally well in their studies. These scholarships will be deducted from tuition fees payable to the college.

This incoming year we are offering the following scholarships:

ScholarshipsCourse
Up to £8,000 deducted from tuition feesMSc Banking
MSc Banking and Finance
MSc Business Finance
MSc Investment and Finance
MSc Wealth Management
(up to 22 available, divided between the above MSc programmes)
Criteria for scholarships
Up to £10,000 deducted from tuition feesMSc Economics
MSc Finance and Econometrics
MSc Behavioural Finance
MSc Finance
(up to 22 available, divided between the above MSc programmes)
Criteria for scholarships
£5,000 deducted from tuition feesMSc Mathematical Finance (x 10 available)
Criteria for scholarships
1/2 deducted from tuition feesLLM Law and Economics (x 3 available)
Scholarship criteria
1/3 deducted from tuition feesMSc Law and Finance (x 4 available)
Scholarship criteria

You do not have to submit a separate application and will be automatically considered for a scholarship at the point of offer. Successful candidates will be notified by email and post.

Successful candidates may be asked to assist with marketing events such as the postgraduate open evenings and / or web / video student profiles.

Scholarships for Overseas Students

The School of Economics and Finance is offering 30 partial scholarships of £3,000, which are available to all applicants from South East Asia, South Asia, Turkey and Latin America. Admissions will consider all MSc applicants from these countries with a 2:1 or equivalent who apply before end of May 2016.

Criteria for scholarships

Scholarships for existing students and alumni

These scholarships are available for all Queen Mary Economics and Finance students (home and overseas) joining one of our MSc programmes.

You do not have to submit a separate application and will be automatically considered for a scholarship at the point of offer. Successful candidates will be notified by email and post.

Degree obtainedScholarship offered by the School
1st30% fee discount
2:120% fee discount
2:210% fee discount

Eligibility criteria

The Alumni Scholarship is open to home and overseas students who are graduating from the School of Economics and Finance.

To be eligible for the Alumni Scholarships, you must be applying for a master’s programme within the School of Economics and Finance. Part-time students will be eligible for 50% of the award per year.

You must not be in receipt of any other College scholarship or full-fee scholarship from any other source, and you will not be eligible for the Alumni Scholarship if you have received one in previous years.

The award will be deducted from the tuition fees payable to the College. This is a partial award only and you must be able to finance the remainder of the tuition fees and living expenses yourself.

MSc Law and Finance scholarship

The School of Economics and Finance and the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) are offering four partial scholarships worth one third of the tuition fee each to outstanding Home/EU and overseas full time candidates.  These bursaries will be deducted from tuition fees payable to the college.

How to apply

Students will need to complete the MSc Law and Finance partial scholarship application form [PDF] to apply for one of the partial scholarships and return it by 16 March 2016. You must hold an offer to study on the course before we can consider you for a partial scholarship. We therefore recommend that you apply for admission to the MSc Law and Finance course by 10 March 2016.

Late or incomplete scholarship applications will not be considered.

Contact

Kate Allen, MSc Law and Finance Administrator
Email: k.allen@qmul.ac.uk
Tel: +44(0)20 7882 7228

LLM in Law and Economics

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) and the School of Economics and Finance are offering three partial scholarships worth 50% of the tuition fee each to outstanding Home/EU and overseas full time candidates. These scholarships will be deducted from tuition fees payable to the college. The successful candidates will be selected based on academic merit and / or relevant work experience only.

How to apply

Students will need to complete the LLM in Law and Economics partial scholarship application form to apply and return it by 16 March 2016. You must hold an offer to study on the course before we can consider you for a partial scholarship.

We therefore recommend that you apply for admission to the LLM Law and Economics course by 10th March 2016. Late or incomplete partial scholarship applications will not be considered.

Contact

Kate Allen, LLM Law and Economics Administrator
Email: k.allen@qmul.ac.uk
Tel: +44(0)20 7882 7228

Coursework Prizes

In addition, each year the School makes available a number of prizes to reward, in each module, those students who have excelled in coursework, and those achieving the highest overall grade for their MSc programmes.

A prize of £500 per module (but not longer per MSc). If more than one student achieves the same highest mark, the prize money is split between the students. This will include joint programme students.

A prize of £2000 for the best overall college mark for each MSc Programme. MSc programmes run jointly with another School are not eligible for the overall prize.

Santander Masters Scholarship


ScholarshipCourseNumberValueHome/EU/Overseas
Santander Masters ScholarshipAny one-year Masters Course1 available for courses across the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences£3,000Home/EU/Overseas

European Training and Mobility Research Fellowships

Research Students from the European Union may be able to apply for Training and Mobility in Research Grants to fund their research – please visit the CORDIS website at for further information.

Overseas Research Students Awards

These are available to non-EU research students, and if successful you will be awarded the difference between Home and Overseas fees. For further information please visit the Universities UK website.

British Council

The main source of funding for overseas students is the British Council – please contact them when applying for your course for more information.

Postgraduate loans 2016

A government-backed postgraduate loan scheme will be available for students from September 2016.

Loans of up to £10,000 will be available for students aged under 60 wishing to undertake a postgraduate taught masters in any subject. A separate PhD loan of up to £25,000 has also been announced to fund doctorates and research masters degrees. Details of the PhD loan scheme are yet to be confirmed so keep an eye on the website below.

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