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Money Matters

As a postgraduate student you will need to pay annual tuition fees to the University for your programme of study. You may be able to apply for funding to help you cover your costs.

When planning your finances, you will also need to consider other expenses such as living costs, accommodation fees and study materials. Visit the University’s postgraduate fees and funding page for more information.

Postgraduate Loans (PGL) for Master's study

Postgraduate loans are now available for UK and EU students studying taught and research masters programmes.

These loans are worth up to £10,000 per student.

Find out whether you are eligible and more on our postgraduate funding pages.

Find out more about postgraduate loansMore postgraduate funding options

Ageing and Gerontology offer bursaries to self-funding International students with excellent grades. For more details click the 'Bursaries' tab below.

Fees

Fees vary according to the type of programme you choose (e.g. research or taught; classroom-laboratory- or workshop-based; clinical) and whether you are a student from the UK or overseas.

View the full list of postgraduate taught fees

View the full list of postgraduate research fees

For more information about postgraduate fees, including your fees status and how to pay, please visit our postgraduate fees pages.

Discount on postgraduate courses
We offer a 10 per cent discount on postgraduate courses for University of Southampton final-year students and alumni. Find out more here.

Scholarships

Commonwealth Scholarships for the MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning) and the MSc Global Ageing and Policy (Distance Learning), University of Southampton

The Centre for Research on Ageing, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission, is offering 5 Commonwealth Scholarships to study on the MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning) programme, and 5 scholarships to study on the MSc Global Ageing and Policy (Distance Learning) programme in 2017-18.

Who can apply?

Citizens from any Commonwealth country are welcome to apply, although preference will be given to applications from citizens of the Commonwealth countries where the Centre for Research on Ageing is engaged in collaborative capacity building and research projects. These are: Bangladesh, Belize, Botswana, Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Jamaica, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda and Zambia.

What are the entry requirements?

Candidates should have a minimum of an upper second class (2:1) Bachelors Honours or equivalent degree in the Social Sciences or a field relevant to Gerontology and Ageing.

How do I apply?

Candidates should apply to BOTH the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission via Electronic Application System (EAS) and to the University of Southampton via Postgraduate applications

When is the deadline for applications?

The deadline for submitting both your applications to the University of Southampton and to the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission is 23:59 British Summer Time (BST) on the 12th May 2017.

Contact

For more information on the MSc Gerontology (DL) or the MSc Global Ageing & Policy (DL) programme, please email the Admissions Tutor, Dr Ros Willis at R.M.Willis@soton.ac.uk

For more information about the scholarships and the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission, please visit Commonwealth Scholarships – information for candidates

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