How to fund your postgraduate course, and additional funding that’s available.

Postgraduate studies are a big investment.  Bath Spa University has a wide range of funding possibilities to explore.

Funding for UK/EU students

Postgraduate loans for Master's degrees

A Postgraduate Loan can help with course fees and living costs while you study. For information on how to apply and you student finance entitlement, please visit:

Student Finance England

Student Finance Wales

Student Finance Northern Ireland

Student Finance Scotland

The loan is not means tested and is paid directly into your bank account in 3 instalments during the academic year. 

If you study part-time you can only get payments in the first two years of your course

Funding for PGCE students

You can get student finance for the following teacher training courses:

ITT - not including early years

Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)


If you would like to find out more about available funding that is on offer for you, please visit PGCE funding webpages. 


Bath Spa University offers a range of scholarship opportunities for high-achieving international students who would gain from studying in the UK. The scholarship programme includes opportunities at undergraduate level. 

For information on Scholarships, please see the  webpages.


Studentships are postgraduate positions that have funding attached for fees, living expenses or both. They’re mainly funded by Research Councils UK.

Professional and Career Development Loans

If you are applying for a Professional and Career Development Loan, you will need our learning provider registration number, which is: 8216

For more information on Professional and Career Development Loans please see the GOV.UK website.


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