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Prospective Postgraduate Fees & Funding 24/25

Fees & living costs

Current fee information is available on the Finance Office website; please note that PAIS fees are non-standard. Fee information for the Overseas year of the Double Degree programmes can be found on the relevant partner institution's website.

You can find some helpful information on the International Pages website about calculating the cost of living in and around Coventry.

You can find information about funding, Postgraduate Loans, and Personal Development Loans on the Student Funding website.


While most of our MA students are self-funded, there are several funding opportunities available; as further opportunities come to our attention, particularly in the autumn term, they will be posted here, so check back often. You should also check out the funding opportunity listings hosted by the Doctoral College and International Page, linked in the table below.


Brief Description



Warwick Taught Masters Scholarship Scheme

Up to £10,000 toward tuition fees

Read full details - separate application required

Home/EU students on any MA programme in PAIS entering from under-represented groups

Read full details

May 2024

PAIS MA Scholarships

£5,000 award for Home candidates
£10,000 award for Overseas candidates

Read full details - separate application required

Offer holders on any PAIS taught MA programme starting in Autumn 2024

Please note: University course applications must be submitted by 25th March 2024 and all documents including references received by 1st April

1 April 2024

PAIS Double Degree Scholarships

Up to two scholarships for students proceeding to the second year of eligible Double Degree programmes in 2024.

Double Degree with Monash, American, Waterloo, NTU: £10,000

Double Degree with UPF, Konstanz or VUB: £5,000

Read full details - separate application required

Students proceeding to the second year of eligible Double Degree programmes in PAIS in 2024 1 April 2024
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.

Applicants for MA International Development only.

  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country,or be a British Protected Person or be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country. For a list of eligible Commonwealth countries, please see CSS websiteLink opens in a new window.
  • A number of other eligibility criteria apply - please visit the webpage for more information.

Applicants must both:


  • apply for entry on to the MA in International Development course at the University

by the deadline stated on this page

(Jan 2024)

International Page Funding Database

The International page provides information on many country-specific opportunities.

Doctoral College List

The Doctoral College maintains a listing of opportunities currently available to incoming students. They also provide advice for what to do if you cannot secure funding and links to information about student or personal development loans.