Funding

Securing funding is likely to be an important consideration for you as a postgraduate. There are a few options available including those offered by us and by external bodies.

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Funding options

Funding for your postgraduate degree is available from a variety of sources, including awards, loans and crowdfunding.

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Securing funding is likely to be an important consideration for you as a postgraduate.

Master's Excellence Scholarship

An award open to UK and EU students intending to study one of our taught master’s degrees.

Postgraduate loans for master's study

If you're a prospective master’s student from the UK and starting your master’s degree in September 2017 or later, you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,280.

Doctoral Training Initiatives

Our research-intensive profile and reputation enables us to secure funding for doctoral education from a wide range of sources.

Erasmus+ Master Loan

If you are a resident of the EU or a participating country then you may be eligible to apply for a loan for a Master’s degree at Cardiff University.

International Scholarship Fund

A total of £1.5M of awards are available to international students across all subject areas.

Find out more about these awards and how to apply.