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Scholarships and Fees

Standard Course Fees

Postgraduate fees are set centrally by the University (Our MSc courses are Band 2 courses) and for the next year of entry are set* at:

*Information is subject to change by the University without notice.

Funding Opportunities

Funding is possible by a range of mechanisms including departmental and university scholarships, an external scholarship or by self/family funding.

For additional scholarships and funding opportunities for both PGT and PGR programmes please see the Doctoral College website.

Graduate Award Scheme 2020:

In uncertain times, your plans for 2020 may have changed. We want to reward our loyal students and graduates during a time like no other. We are therefore introducing the prestigious Warwick Graduate Award Scheme 2020.

200 awards from between 30% and 50% fee reduction for a range of Postgraduate courses starting in 2020 is available.
Application deadline: 31 July 2020.

Alumni Discount Scheme

Have you considered your options and next steps? If you are thinking about improving your skills and employability through undertaking postgraduate study, we want to help you by making the option of postgraduate study more affordable to our alumni and graduating students.

We are therefore offering a 10% tuition fee discount for graduates of Warwick accepted onto selected postgraduate masters level courses.

There are no closing dates and Warwick graduates do not need to apply for the discount.

Warwick Chemistry Overseas Taught Masters Scholarships:

These non-repayable scholarships offer a £4000 bursary to the most academically gifted overseas students. The scholarships are only available to non Home/EU students and awards are made on the basis of excellence. There is no deadline for application but award is conditional on commencement of the course. Ten scholarships are available for 2020/21.
Please contact chem-pgt at warwick dot ac dot uk for details.

Warwick Chemistry Regional Coventry Scholarship:

These scholarships are intended for students from the local Coventry area and those studying for undergraduate degree at the Coventry University and offer a £2000 bursary for eligible candidates. Ten scholarships are available for 2020/21.
Please contact chem-pgt at warwick dot ac dot uk for details.

Chevening Scholarship

Chevening Scholarships are the UK Government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The scholarships support study at UK universities – mostly one-year Master's degrees – for individuals with demonstrable potential to become future leaders, decision makers and opinion formers.

Applications for 2021/22 academic year will open in August 2020.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

These scholarships are intended for students from developing countries who would not otherwise be able to afford to undertake Master’s level study in the UK, to gain skills and knowledge which will allow them to contribute to the development of their home countries.
This scholarship is available for the MSc in Analytical Science and Instrumentation, for 2020/21 academic year.

Applications for 2020/21 are now closed.

NB: If you cannot pay the Warwick application assessment fee, there is a link on the payment page to request the fee to be waived. Please make sure you submit the application and complete a waiver request, otherwise we will not be able to consider your application for the scholarship.

Warwick Taught Masters Scholarship Scheme

The University of Warwick will offer up to 70 Warwick Taught Masters Scholarship's for 2020/21 entry (TBC).
Eligibility: Available to eligible Home/EU students from under-represented groups who wish to start a postgraduate taught masters course in 2020-2021.

Application deadlines are 1 April 2020 (Round 1) and 1 July 2020 (Round 2).
For more details see: 

Postgraduate Loans for Taught Masters

A Postgraduate Loan can help with course fees and living costs while you study a postgraduate masters course.
You can apply for a loan of up to £11,222 (TBC) as a contribution towards your course and living costs.
For more details see:
Postgraduate Loans for Masters Courses - 2020 entry 

Warwick Postgraduate Sanctuary Scholarships

These scholarships will be awarded to students of any nationality who hold one of the following statuses as granted by the UK government: ‘Humanitarian Protection’, Full ‘refugee status’ or 'Asylum Seeker'.

For 2020/21 we will offer up to three fully funded scholarships for postgraduate taught students. Awards made for entry in Autumn 2020 will include the following:

  • The full payment of academic fees
  • A maintenance stipend in line with UKRI rates (£15,239 for full-time award holders, TBC)
  • Length of funding: 1 year for PGT students

The application deadline for academic year 2020/21 is 1 April 2020.
More details can be found at:
Warwick Postgraduate Sanctuary Scholarships 

British Council India: Scholarships for Women in STEM

The British Council has launched its 70th Anniversary Scholarship programme for Indian Women to pursue a Masters's programme in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in the UK. This scholarship programme, valued at GBP 1 million, will fund the full tuition for 70 Indian women to study a Master's programme in STEM for the academic year 2019-20, and supports the Indian Prime Minister Modi's shift to women-led development.
Information about 2020/21 application cycle is not yet available.  
For more details, see the British Council website.

International Scholarships and Loans

A list of scholarships and loans for taught masters study can be found through the International Office who highlight the opportunities from all over the world at:
International Scholarships 
Foreign Loans

Industrial Scholarships

Both Polymer Science and Analytical Sciences, which are the foundation of our taught MSc focus at Warwick Chemistry, are essential fields in the current chemical industry. As such we have very strong links with several companies in UK and beyond. These companies sponsor not only our PhD students and research but also support the education of the next generation of scientists with the best academic achievements.

Please contact us as at chem-pgt at warwick dot ac dot uk to discuss funding opportunities for your employer.

Living Costs

While some scholarships provide funding for fees and living costs, many scholarships will only provide funding to cover course fees. The University provides guidance on the expected living costs during study which overseas students are required to demonstrate evidence of prior to acceptance onto the course.