Funding your postgraduate study

In order to study at postgraduate level you'll need funding to cover your tuition fees and living costs. The University and external bodies can provide assistance, as can the Faculty of Health and Medicine.

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Master's bursaries in Biomedical and Life Sciences

The Division of Biomedical and Life Sciences are pleased to offer a number of bursaries to outstanding overseas students wishing to join the Biomedicine MSc programme.

The value of each award will be £1,000 per student. Awards will be made for one year only and are conditional on satisfactory progress during the first term of study.

To be considered for an award, apply via the University electronic applications process noting in the section on 'source of funding' that you wish to be considered for the 'MSc Bursary'.

You'll need to hold an offer of a place to study on the taught Masters course by the deadline date, to commence your studies in October.

If you're successful, the award will allocated in the form of a fees reduction.


Scholarships in Health Research

Two scholarships covering the first year’s fees at the UK/EU rate are available for outstanding applicants to our Master’s programmes. One scholarship worth around 30% of the first year’s fees at the UK/EU rate is available for an outstanding applicant to our PhD programmes.

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Postgraduate loans

If you're starting a master's degree, you could get a Postgraduate Master's Loan of up to £11,222 to help with course fees and living costs.

If you're starting a doctoral degree, you could get a Postgraduate Doctoral Loan of up to £26,445 to help with course fees and living costs.

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University scholarships and bursaries

To help with study and living costs, Lancaster University offers postgraduates a range of scholarship, studentships and bursaries.

Student Based Services also maintain a directory of external funding sources available to postgraduate students.

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