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Fees & Funding

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 for 2020-21; 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 Graduate School 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

TBC for 2020

PAIS MA Scholarships

Four £5,000 tuition awards for Home and EU candidates
Four £10,000 tuition awards for Overseas candidates

Read full details - separate application required

Offer holders on any PAIS taught MA programme starting in Autumn 2020 23 April 2020
Warwick Alumni Scholarship

£1,000 tuition scholarship
Automatic - no separate application

Any Warwick undergraduate alumni holding an offer for a taught MA in PAIS for 2020 and received at least a 2:1 at Warwick Submit your MA application by 31 July 2020
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.

Double Degree Scholarship

£10,000 or £5,000 scholarship
Open to candidates proceeding to year 2 of an eligible Double Degree

Read full details - separate application required

Any candidate on a Double Degree or converting to a Double Degree who will progress to year 2 in 2019

Excludes the Double Degree with Konstanz

Read full details

8 February 2019

6 February 2020

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships

MA in International Development only

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, for full-time Master’s study on selected courses, jointly supported by UK universities.

For more information on other scholarships offered by the CSC, visit the CSC Apply page.

Make an application via:

To apply for these scholarships, you must:

  • Have made an application to the University of Warwick for the MA in International Development (via
  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
  • Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2020
  • By September 2020, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree). The CSC typically does not fund a second UK Master’s degree. If you are applying for a second UK Master’s degree, you will need to provide justification as to why you wish to undertake this study.
  • Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a high income country
  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship

16.00 (GMT) on 18 December 2019

Canada Memorial Foundation Scholarships

Full Canadian tuition, airfare, maintenance, accommodation, and other expenses

Read full details

British students or graduates applying for any year-long postgraduate course with an accredited Canadian further education provider

See website for details

13 January 2020