Postgraduate Scholarships

We are committed to giving you as many opportunities as possible to succeed. There are a number of funding opportunities available to students from both the UK and overseas.

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Department scholarships

These schemes are specific to the School of Law.


Edward Bramley Excellence Postgraduate Scholarship

One full fee waiver of £7,000 plus £4,000 towards living costs for an outstanding student.

Eligibility

You must

  • be a UK/EU student for fee purposes
  • achieve a first-class honours degree at undergraduate Bachelors or Masters level
  • have an academic offer from us to study the full-time LLM (includes LLM Corporate and Commercial Law and LLM International Law and Global Justice pathways) scheduled to commence in September 2019
  • have an application number
  • provide a personal statement to evidence excellence

If you are currently studying but are predicted a first-class honours degree, any scholarship awarded may be conditional on achieving this. 

Applications will be considered from those with a 2:1 undergraduate degree where they have relevant practical or academic experience and provide a personal statement that evidences excellence.

Applications for 2019 entry are now closed. 

LLM Excellence Prize for students from Thailand

The LLM Excellence Prize offers funding for LLM students from Thailand worth £17,600*. The Prize will be paid directly to successful applicants to use towards tuition fees or living expenses.

Eligibility

You must

  • be a national of, and reside in, Thailand
  • plan to become a judge in Thailand after graduating
  • be an overseas student for fee purposes
  • have applied for a place on the full-time LLM (includes LLM Corporate and Commercial Law and LLM International Law and Global Justice pathways) scheduled to commence in September 2019
  • have an application number

Applicants cannot apply for the Excellence Prize and the International LLM Scholarship in combination. Applicants from eligible countries (which include Thailand) will still automatically be eligible for the University's Postgraduate Taught Scholarship (worth 10% of the tuition fee) and can apply for the University's International Postgraduate Taught Merit Scholarship (worth 25% of the tuition fee).

Applications for 2019 entry are now closed. 

LLM International Scholarship

Two International LLM Scholarships are available worth £4,000 each

Successful applicants can use their funds towards course fees or for living expenses. These scholarships are open to all overseas LLM offer holders.

Eligibility

You must

  • be an overseas student for fee purposes
  • have an academic offer from us to study the full-time LLM (includes LLM Corporate and Commercial Law and LLM International Law and Global Justice pathways)
  • have an application number

Applicants cannot apply for the International LLM Scholarship and the Excellence Prize in combination. Applicants from eligible countries (which include Thailand) will still automatically be eligible for the University's Postgraduate Taught Scholarship (worth 10% of the tuition fee) and can apply for the University's International Postgraduate Taught Merit Scholarship (worth 25% of the tuition fee).

Applications for 2019 entry are now closed. 

University scholarships

The University runs several central scholarship schemes for masters students.

Central funding for postgraduate taught courses


Useful tools

Student funding calculator - give us a few details and we'll calculate how much money you could get towards your study and living costs, or suggest funding that you may be eligible for. 

Fee lookup tool - use our online calculator to find out how much your postgraduate course will cost.

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