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Engineering and the Environment

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.

New for 2016: Postgraduate loans

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


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.


Funding for Postgraduate Research courses

We have a number of full studentships available which typically cover University tuition fees (at EU/UK level) and provide a tax-free bursary of £14,057 per year (higher for EngD studentships), rising annually (each October) in line with the UK Government (EPSRC) recommended rate, for a 3-year duration. Please note that some studentships are only open to UK/EU applicants. Take a look at our latest projects with studentships

Southampton International Merit Scholarships

The University of Southampton is pleased to be able to offer Merit Scholarships to International (non-EU) students entering Masters level degree programmes for 2016 entry.

The Southampton International Merit Scholarship is available to International (non-EU) postgraduate applicants from selected countries. The scholarships award £5,000 for applicants with a 1st or equivalent attained in their first degree, and £3,000 for applicants with a 2.1 or equivalent attained in their first degree.

These Scholarships will be in the form of a tuition fee reduction. A maximum of £5,000 will be awarded in year 1 only.

More information on eligible countries can be found on the funding by country page.

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