UK/EU funding - postgraduate

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:

The loan is not means tested and is paid directly into your bank account in three 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:

  • Initial Teacher Training (ITT) - not including early years
  • Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)
  • School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT)

If you'd like to find out more about available funding, please visit our 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. 

More information on Scholarships is available on our webpages.


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

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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