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Fees and Funding

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 Graduate School website.

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.

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. Please contact chem-pgt at warwick dot ac dot uk for details.

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.
Up to two scholarships are available for MSc in Analytical Science and Instrumentation for 2019/20 academic year. Applicants must submit a funding application via the Commission’s online application form by 14 March 2019 as well as apply formally to Warwick. No late applications will be considered.

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 Graduate School will offer up to 70 Warwick Taught Masters Scholarship's for 2019/20 entry.
Eligibility: Available to eligible Home/EU students from under-represented groups who wish to start a postgraduate taught masters course in 2019-2020.
For more details see:

Postgraduate Loans for Taught Masters:
A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK was introduced from 2017/18. For more details see:

British Council India: Scholarships for Women in STEM:
The British Council has launched its 70th Anniversary Scholarship programme for Indian Women to puruse 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.
Applications for 2019/20 are now closed.
For more details, see the British Council website.

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 2019/20 we will offer up to three fully funded scholarships for postgraduate taught students. Awards made for entry in Autumn 2019 will include the following:

  • The full payment of academic fees
  • A maintenance stipend in line with UKRI rates ( £15,009 for full time award holders in 2019/20)
  • Length of funding: 1 year for PGT students

More details can be found at:

Professional and Career Development Loan:
These loans are designed to assist with enrolment for courses and training that will help your career or help get you into work. They are for sums between £300 and £10,000 and are available through a number of high street banks. More details can be found at:

External Scholarships:
A list of scholarships for taught masters study can be found through the international office who highlight the opportunities from all over the world at:

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. More details will be announced on this page as they are finalised.

Please contact us as soon as possible for further information on funding possibilities.

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.