Scholarships and funding for Masters programmes

At the University of Exeter Business School, we want to ensure studying for a Masters remains accessible to the brightest minds of the future, regardless of financial background. 

We therefore have £1 million in postgraduate scholarships available. We are also offering every student a Future Leaders Scholarships worth £1,000 each. These will be automatically awarded to students who confirm their place within the deposit deadline outlined in their offer letter.

Specific scholarships are as follows:

Merit-based Scholarships

Postgraduate Global Excellence Scholarships are worth £5000 payable as a reduction on the first year International tuition fees.
Scholarships are available as follows:

There are an unlimited number of £5000 awards for international applicants to any Business School masters programme who achieve the equivalent of a UK first class Bachelor degree.

40 x £5000 awards are available to international applicants for MSc Financial Analysis and Fund Management MSc International ManagementMSc Economics, MSc Economics and Econometrics or MSc Behavioural Economics and Finance who achieve the equivalent of a UK upper second class Bachelor degree.This award will be automatically allocated to outstanding applicants applying for the first time for 2019 entry (deferred offer holders or applicants applying for deferred enry are not eligible).

A separate application for this scholarship is not required, scholarships will be offered on a rolling basis until the 30th June 2019. If you are offered a Postgraduate Global Excellence Scholarship you will receive an e-mail notification following receipt of your University offer. If successful, to accept the award you must make the University of Exeter offer your first choice by returning your deposit by the deadline identified in your offer letter. Awardees will be required to satisfy any academic requirements stipulated in their offer letter no later than 31 August 2019.

A limited number of full and partial tuition fee scholarships will be awarded to the most talented students who have had an application accepted to one of the Business School MSc programmes.

The scholarships are competitive and require you to have an English language level of IELTS 7.0 with no section less than 6.0, or equivalent, if from a non-anglophone country. You will also need to submit an application form with a 1500 word essay on a topic dependent on your intended programme of study.

How to apply

The closing date for this scholarship is 31 March 2019. Applicants will be notified of the outcome no later than the 31 May 2019.

For full details on the application process please visit our Funding Database.

A number of £10,000 scholarships will be awarded to the most talented students from the University of Mumbai, University of Delhi Christ University or the University of Kolkata who have had an application accepted to one of the Business School MSc programmes for September 2019.

The scholarships are competitive and require you to have an English language level of IELTS 7.0 with no section less than 6.0, or equivalent, and submit an application form with a personal statement of up to 500 words outlining your academic interests, any prior relevant experience and reasons for choosing the University of Exeter and your programme of study. For full details please see our Funding Database website

How to apply

The closing date for this award is 30 June 2019. Applicants will be notified of the outcome no later than 31 July 2019.

Two full fees scholarships are available to students who have had an application accepted to one of the Business School MSc programmes or the Exeter MBA programme for September 2019 entry. These will be awarded to an academically gifted candidate resident in the UK and continental Europe, who would not be able to study without this financial assistance.

This scholarship is funded by donations from a Business School alumnus. 

The scholarship requires you to have an English language level of IELTS 7.0 with no section less than 6.0, or equivalent. For full details please see our Funding Database website.

How to apply

The closing date for this award is 30 June 2019.  Applicants will be notified of the outcome no later than the 31 July 2019.

Current Exeter students and alumni 

To acknowledge the outstanding contribution our undergraduate students and alumni make to the University during their time with us, and to help those who would like to study for a Masters degree, we are offering a range of Postgraduate Progression and Alumni Scholarships for 2019.

Scholarships are as follows:

Current Exeter students, alumni and JYA students can also take advantage of a fast-track application process.

This award is not recurrent for postgraduate research students. 

Additional funding opportunities

The University offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries and you can find out more on the masters funding pages of the University’s website.

You can also use the funding search to check which studentships and bursaries you may be eligible for.

Postgraduate loans of up to £10,609 are now available. Find out more about whether you are eligible and how you can apply by visiting our postgraduate loans scheme pages.

 

Scholarships are not awarded in conjunction with other scholarships - in the event of you being eligible for more than one award the greater award will be given.