Scholarships and funding for taught Masters and research programmes

Scholarships

Scholarships

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. This is why we provide over £1 million in postgraduate scholarships. 

Specific scholarships for September 2023 are as follows:

Scholarships and Awards

A range of £5,000, £10,000 and full scholarships are on offer.

Postgraduate taught awards are being offered by the following departments:

  • Economic
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Management

You can apply for one of these scholarships if you:

  • are classified as an International student for fees purposes (including any EU students required to pay International fees in 2023/24); and
  • already hold an offer for an eligible Postgraduate taught degree at the University of Exeter, commencing in September 2023.

If you are yet to make your Masters programme application then please visit our Postgraduate taught study pages for September 2023 entry. 

All full-time Postgraduate taught degrees in the above areas are eligible, except the following:

  • The Exeter MBA, MSc Human Resources Management 24 or 30 months, online programmes, Degree Apprenticeships, MRES programmes, Postgraduate Certificates and Postgraduate Diplomas. 

Closing date: 6th January 2023

For more information please see our Global Excellence Scholarship page.

Two scholarships of £12,500 are available to students who have had an application accepted to one of the Business School MSc programmes for September 2023 entry. These will be awarded to two academically gifted candidates resident in the UK or continental Europe, who would not be able to study without this financial assistance.

This scholarship is funded by donations from a Business School alumnus. As part of the funding agreement the awardees will be expected to communicate with and meet the donor during their course. 

Please note this scholarship is not available for MRes or PGDip programmes of study.

Closing date: 30 June 2023

We are offering one scholarship of £20,000 to students who have had an application accepted to one of the Business School MSc programmes for September 2023 entry. This will be awarded to an academically gifted and talented candidate resident in the UK, who would not be able to study without this financial assistance.

This scholarship is funded by donations from a Business School alumnus. As part of the funding agreement the awardee will be expected to communicate with the donor during their course.

You will need to provide evidence of funding received during your undergraduate degree and submit a Personal Statement. 

Please note offer holders on MRES or PgDip programmes or the Exeter MBA are not eligible for this award.

Closing date: 30 June 2023

Awards of £5,000 (MSc students) and £750 (single module students) are available to Home and International students with an offer to study the MSc International Business (Online) programme of study in January, May or September 2023.

Application deadline for May 2023 entry: 4th May 2023

Please note this award is only open to offer holders of online study programmes.

We are pleased to offer graduating University of Exeter students completing their degree in summer 2023 and progressing directly to a standalone taught Masters degree (eg MA; MSc; MRes; MFA) with us in 2023 a scholarship towards the cost of their tuition fees.

We are pleased to offer University of Exeter alumni beginning a taught Masters degree (eg MA; MSc; MRes; MFA) with us in 2023 a scholarship towards the cost of their tuition fees.

The scholarship is available to any University of Exeter graduate who has completed one of the following:

  • Graduated from an undergraduate or postgraduate degree awarded by the University of Exeter
  • Completed an inbound Study Abroad semester/year at the University of Exeter
  • Completed a credit-bearing University of Exeter International Summer School

Find out more.

Current University of Exeter students completing their programme this year and progressing direct to another standalone University of Exeter degree programme are eligible for an equivalent award - see Class of 2023 Progression Scholarship.

For information about funding opportunities for MRes and PhD degrees, please visit the PhD programmes page.

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 £11,570 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.