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These awards are funded through the Oxford Brookes Alumni Fund and Oxford Brookes International.
We are offering a number of scholarships across a range of subject areas for UK, EU and international students wishing to undertake
taught postgraduate master's degrees in September 2018.
Applications will only be accepted from students who have already been made an offer by Oxford Brookes University.
You should apply for your place on the relevant courses below and then submit your scholarship application. IF YOU APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP WITHOUT THE OFFER OF A PLACE, YOUR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
The deadline for receipt of applications is
midnight on Friday 29 June 2018 unless otherwise stated on a Faculty webpage.
They should be emailed or posted to the address stated on the forms below or online for all applications to the Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment.
The following scholarships are available:
A number of £1,000 to £2,000 awards are open to UK, EU and International students studying a full-time Masters:
MSc in International Hotel and Tourism Management
MSc International Hospitality, Events & Tourism Management
MSc International Management and International Relations
MSc Business Management
MSc International Management
MSc International Management (Human Resource Management)
MSc international business economics
MSc International Business Economics
MSc International Events Management
MSc International Events Marketing
MSc International Tourism Management
MSc International Trade and Logistics
MSc Accounting and Finance
MSc Human Resource Management
MSc Marketing and Brand Management
MSc International Luxury Marketing
MSc Digital Marketing
Download an application form here
A number of £1,000 to £2,000 awards are open to UK, EU and International students studying a Full-time Masters starting in September 2018
MSc Applied Human Nutrition
MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition
MSc Cancer Studies MSc
MSc Conservation Ecology
MSc Health Sciences
MSc Management in Health and Social Care
MSc Medical Genetics and Genomics
MSc (Pre-registration) Occupational Therapy
NB:Please note applicants for the MSc Adult/Children’s/Mental Health Nursing (Pre-Registration) and MSc Midwifery (Pre-Registration) are not eligible to apply for these scholarships.
Five awards of £1,000 and one award of £2,000 are open to UK, EU or International students across the Faculty. Students must be studying one of the following subjects in the following Departments:
School of Education
MA Education OR MA Education (Childhood and Youth Studies); (Leadership and Management); (TESOL); (Higher Education)
Department of English and Modern Languages
MA English Literature OR MA Creative Writing OR MA in International Business, Culture and Languages.
School of History, Philosophy and Culture
MA History OR MA History (History of Medicine)
School of Law
LLM International Law OR LLM International Economic Law OR LLM International Human Rights Law OR LLM International Law, Globalisation and Development OR LLM International Trade and Commercial Law
Department of Social Sciences
MA International Relations OR MA International Relations (Distance Learning) OR MA International Security OR MSc Primate Conservation
Please visit Department Scholarship pages for details of the awards and application process for all awards:
Please note that the closing date for TDE Applications is
11.59pm (23:59 GMT) on Friday 1 June 2018
and all applications should be made via the Google form which is accessed via the link at the right hand side of the Department/School scholarship webpages.
Some of our Faculties and Departments offer scholarships towards Taught Masters programmes for UK, EU and international students.
Please check below for the Department you are applying to:
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Please visit Departmental Scholarship pages for details and application forms for all awards available:
Department of Social Sciences
Faculty of Technology, Design and EnvironmentPlease visit Department Scholarship pages for details and application forms for all awards available:
School of ArchitectureSchool of ArtsDepartment of Computing and Communication TechnologiesDepartment of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical SciencesDepartment of PlanningDepartment of Real Estate and Construction
The Oxford Brookes University’s Faculty of Health & Life Sciences is offering 3 Bursary Nursing Awards to help assist trainee student nurses with living expenses. Each Award will be up to £30,000 per student over a maximum period of 3 years.
The Bursary is open to mature, Home/EU students who are in financial need and without other funding, and would find it difficult financially to undertake the 3 year Pre-Registration course for the University’s BSc (Hons) or MSc (Hons) programme in
Adult Nursing Degree.
Download the application form
For September 2019 entry, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences are pleased to offer the de Rohan Scholarship to full-time and part-time students for the following programmes:
The award is for £7,000 per annum for full-time students. For part-time students the award is spread over two years at £3,500per annum.
The full-time or part-time award is open to Home/EU students. Applications will only be accepted from students who have already been made a conditional or unconditional offer by Oxford Brookes University.
You should apply for your place on the course and then submit your scholarship application.
IF YOU APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP WITHOUT THE OFFER OF A PLACE, YOUR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
The deadline for receipt of applications is 17:00 on Friday 21 June. They should be emailed or posted to the address stated on the forms below.
The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the personal statement. You should clearly explain why you are following the MA course; what you hope to contribute to the course and the discipline; and what you hope achieving the MA will contribute to your career and/or personal development.
Please find the application form, notes for guidance and background to the scholarship below.
Oxford Brookes University is committed to the development of student sporting excellence, and the Sports Scholarships provided by Santander aim to support elite athletes through their time at the University.
More details about the scheme can be found
here, while the Sports Team's
provide further information about its operation, including how to apply.
If you have already studied for a degree at Oxford Brookes, or you have a friend or family member who did, you may be eligible for a 10% tuition fee discount on postgraduate tuition fees.
For full details, please visit our
postgraduate discount for alumni, friends and family information page.
A number of external organisations are also offering awards of up to £2,000.
For further details please visit:
offer an annual £5,000 postgraduate scholarship plus a number of smaller awards in any subject.”
These awards are open to UK, EU and International students on named awards. Please see individual webpages for further details.
Please contact the organisations themselves if you have queries about these bursary schemes.
The University is pleased to offer a number of full-time funded studentships in a range of disciplines for students wishing to enrol on a research degree programme at Oxford Brookes University.
Information about the University Research Studentships can be found on our
research funding page.
This section includes details of all Research Council funding for postgraduate study in the UK.
When Research Council funded studentships are available they are advertised at
Research Funding Opportunities
For more information about studentships and their availability, contact the
Alternatively scan the academic press for advertised studentships:
Nationals of European Economic Area (EEA) countries (i.e. EU countries plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) may be eligible for a fees-only award from the Research Councils or AHRC.
For more guidance, see UKOSA Guidance Notes for Students: Course Fees and Grants: EEA Students, available from British Council offices, or consult the relevant Research Council postgraduate funding guide.
NOTE: Nationals of European Union (EU) countries normally pay ‘home’ fees, i.e. fees at the same level as UK students.
There are a number of charities, trusts and foundations which award partial funding for study. Competition for these awards is getting increasingly tough. In order to succeed in getting support, you must assure the charity or trust that you have
exhausted all other sources of funding and that you fit in with specific eligibility criteria. You should normally plan your application at least a year in advance. It is rarely possible to get help at short notice.
Useful publications on the various trusts and charities include:
Employers may fund vocational and professional training courses as part of career development. Information on sponsorship opportunities at a company is usually available from the company’s personnel department.
For Health and Social Care programmes, the administrator can supply details of funding opportunities.
Some postgraduates fund themselves through their studies with a combination of part-time jobs, loans, savings, etc. This can work well, but you must be realistic in calculating your costs before embarking on your studies.
The Institute of Electrical Engineers provide a range of postgraduate scholarships for taught and research degrees. Applicants are normally expected to be IEE members and the closing date is usually mid-October.
Home students and EU students resident within the European Economic Area (EAA) attending an accredited initial teacher training course will receive one of the following non-taxable bursaries:
The training salary is paid monthly over 9 calendar months from the start of study (September). For further information, please see the
Department of Education's web pages.
The Association of MBAs (AMBA) administers a Business School Loan Scheme to assist UK students studying for an MBA. Loans can cover tuition fees and living expenses. You can borrow up to two thirds of your pre-course gross annual salary, plus
tuition fees for each year of full-time study. For more information visit the
For information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the
Further information on possible funding sources for research students can be obtained from postgraduate tutors, public libraries or Oxford Brookes Careers Centre: