Funding postgraduate study

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Funding your MBA

Once you've decided which MBA to take, it's time to think about ways to fund your studySome people will be lucky enough to use their savings while others will have family assistance. However, many

Funding teacher training

Training to be a teacher can be a big investment and you need to consider course and living costs, as costs vary between programmes and regions of the UK. Find out what financial help is available…

Disability-related funding

The Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) is a needs-assessed, non-repayable grant that helps with the cost of specialist equipment, non-medical helpers, additional travel and other disability-related

Crowdfunding your Masters

If you're great at marketing yourself, try crowdfunding your postgraduate course - having others pay for your degree is a more realistic option than you'd expect…What is crowdfunding?Crowdfunding

Full-time work and part-time study

Juggling work and study can be tough, but maintaining grades, finances and a social life is possible with good forward planningAn increasing number of postgraduates are self-funding using this method

Employer sponsorship

If postgraduate study would greatly improve your work performance, your employer may fund your full- or part-time courseThe benefits of employer sponsorship are simple. You gain a career-advancing

Research Council grants

The seven publicly funded Research Councils are the UK's biggest source of PhD funding, awarding around 8,000 studentships every year across all academic areasThese grant-awarding bodies invest £

Professional and Career Development Loans

Two banks - Barclays and the Co-operative - offer Professional and Career Development Loans (PCDLs) of between £300 and £10,000 for tuition fees and other study-related costsHow much can I borrow?The

Scholarships and bursaries

All universities offer funding opportunities, but the details depend on the institution, your chosen course and your financial situationSome universities provide teaching positions, some offer full-

Postgraduate loans

Government-backed Masters loans of up to £10,000 will be introduced from September 2016 - a ground-breaking move for postgraduate education in the UKThe chancellor, George Osborne, confirmed the new