- General Scholarships
- MSc Law and Finance scholarship
- LLM in Law and Economics
- Coursework Prizes
- Santander Masters Scholarship
- European Training and Mobility Research Fellowships
- Overseas Research Students Awards
- British Council
- Postgraduate loans 2017
The School of Economics and Finance is pleased to offer up to 60 scholarships to outstanding applicants. The scholarship value is £5,000 and is open to all postgraduate taught courses in the School.
Scholarships will be awarded on purely on the basis of demonstrated potential for academic excellence on the programme applied. The potential for excellence will be judged to be demonstrated if the application:
- Shows that it exceeds our minimum entry requirements by a significant margin and/or otherwise outperforms applicants competing for the scholarships under consideration
- Shows excellent performance on specific modules considered relevant and valuable preparation for the programme applied to, e.g. on quantitative and economics/finance modules
As well as the quality of your undergraduate transcript, we take into account additional information outlined below:
- Preference is given to applications for MSc Economics, MSc Finance, MSc Investment and Finance, MSc Investment Banking , MSc Finance and Econometrics, MSc Behavioural Finance
- Weight will be given to applicants who are attending or graduated from a top 100 university according to Shanghai Ranking, Top Universities, The Guardian, and Times Higher Education
- In order to maintain the diversity of our student intakes, students studying in the following countries will be given preference: Bangladesh, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand, Turkey, and Vietnam.
How to apply
Eligible applicants will be contacted by the school once an offer has been made.
Please note, applicant will be required to return the completed scholarship form within a month of receiving it from the School of Economics and Finance. Additionally, due to the high volume of qualified applicants, there may be a delay in application turnaround time and we encourage you to apply early.
Tel: +44(0)20 7882 8848
The School of Economics and Finance and the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) are offering two(2) 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 2017. 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 2017.
Late or incomplete scholarship applications will not be considered.
Kate Allen, MSc Law and Finance Administrator
Tel: +44(0)20 7882 7228
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) and the School of Economics and Finance are offering two(2) 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 2017. 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 2017. Late or incomplete partial scholarship applications will not be considered.
Kate Allen, LLM Law and Economics Administrator
Tel: +44(0)20 7882 7228
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||Any one-year Masters Course||1 available for courses across the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences||£3,000||Home/EU/Overseas|
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.
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.
The main source of funding for overseas students is the British Council – please contact them when applying for your course for more information.
A government-backed postgraduate loan scheme will be available for students from September 2017.
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.