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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 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.

Fees are also stated on the individual programme pages for both, taught and research degrees.



Commonwealth Shared Scholarship for MSc Gerontology, University of Southampton

The Centre for Research on Ageing, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission, is offering the opportunity to apply for a Shared Commonwealth Scholarships to study on the face-to-face MSc Gerontology programme in 2017-18.

Who can apply?

This opportunity is open to persons who are a Commonwealth citizen, refugee, or British protected person.

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 GMT on 1st March 2017.


For more information on the MSc Gerontology programme, please email the Admissions Tutor, Dr Ros Willis at

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

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