Southampton Management School

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 about living costs.

Fees

These vary according to the type of programme you choose (eg research or taught; classroom-laboratory- or workshop-based; clinical). Fees charged for full-time non-EU international students include the full cost of tuition, examinations, Students’ Union membership and research support expenses. Fees information can be found on the Postgraduate fees and funding pages.

Discount on postgraduate courses
10 per cent discount on postgraduate courses for University of Southampton final-year students and alumni.
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Bursaries

Alumni Discount for University of Southampton Students

The University offers a 10% discount off tuition fees to any undergraduate University of Southampton student who wishes to undertake further study onto one of the full-time MSc programmes available within the School of Management. Normal entry criteria will apply. The 10% discount will be administered automatically through the enrolment process.

MSc International Banking and Financial Studies

One bursary (Sir Edward Holden Educational Trust) to cover some of the tuition fees for well qualified self-financing UK resident student. All UK resident students enrolling on this MSc programme will automatically be considered and the successful student will be contacted at the end of September.

Scholarships

The Southampton Management School is pleased to be able to offer the following Scholarships for UK and EU applicants on our full-time MSc programmes for 2014 entry.

UK/EU Postgraduate Taught Scholarships

These competitive scholarships are available to all UK/EU applicants who have been offered a place on a full-time MSc programme at the Southampton Management School for 2014 entry.

Applicants who obtain a 1st or very good 2.1 classification (or equivalent) are eligible to apply for one of the 20 scholarships to the value of £5,000* each.

An application form is required and the deadline for the application to reach us is 31 July 2014. Please download the application form from the right hand side of this page.

* The scholarship consists of £2,000 fee reduction at enrolment and £3,000 living expense allowance paid by 4 quarters at 1 October, 1 February, 1 April and 1 July (or the next working day if it falls on a weekend, university closure day or bank holiday)

Criteria

These scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis and will be awarded by the Director of Postgraduate Studies based on the following criteria:

  • You must be a UK/EU national.
  • You must have applied and been offered a place on a MSc programme
  • You must hold a 1st or very good 2.1 classification (or equivalent GPA) in a Bachelors Degree
  • You must have submitted the application form to us by 31 July 2014 and attached in the application a 500 word personal statement containing:
  • Evidence of academic or career progression and any professional achievement;
  • How the MSc programme would enhance your career prospect.

A decision on who is awarded the scholarships will be made within 3 weeks following the deadline.

The recipient should not be in receipt of any other scholarship or bursary from the University of Southampton except the University alumni discount.

Please also note that this scholarship is only for 2014 entry and if you are unable to take up your place this year and subsequently re-apply for 2015 entry, this scholarship will not automatically carry over until 2015 entry.

Please also note that this scholarship is only for 2014 entry and if you are unable to take up your place this year and subsequently re-apply for 2015 entry, this scholarship will not automatically carry over until 2015 entry

International MSc and MBA Scholarships - Middle East

We are delighted to announce that we are offering scholarships of £3,000 and £5,000 to students from Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE, Egypt, Israel, Oman, Yemen, Libya, Iraq, West Bank and Gaza who have been offered a place on one of the School’s MSc programmes or the MBA programme starting September 2014.

To qualify for one of our £5,000 scholarships you must have a 1st class or the equivalent GPA from your country.

To qualify for one of our £3,000 scholarships you must have a 2:1 or the equivalent GPA from your country.

If you are successful in gaining a place with us, when we send your offer letter to you, we will also write to you to let you know you are eligible for one of our Scholarships. Providing you accept our offer of a place on either the MSc or MBA programme and meet all the conditions of your offer, we will confirm your Scholarship, and the amount you are to be awarded, before the programmes start in September 2014.

Please also note that this Scholarship is only for 2014 entry and if you are unable to take up your place this year and subsequently re-apply for 2015 entry, this Scholarship will not automatically carry over until 2015 entry.

International MSc and MBA Scholarships – The Americas and Canada

We are delighted to announce that we are offering scholarships of £3,000 and £5,000 to students from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, USA and Canada who have been offered a place on one of the School’s MSc programmes or the MBA programme starting September 2014.

To qualify for one of our £5,000 scholarships you must have a 1st class or the equivalent GPA from your country.

To qualify for one of our £3,000 scholarships you must have a 2:1 or the equivalent GPA from your country.

If you are successful in gaining a place with us, when we send your offer letter to you, we will also write to you to let you know you are eligible for one of our Scholarships. Providing you accept our offer of a place on either the MSc or MBA programme and meet all the conditions of your offer, we will confirm your Scholarship, and the amount you are to be awarded, before the programmes start in September 2014.

Please also note that this Scholarship is only for 2014 entry and if you are unable to take up your place this year and subsequently re-apply for 2015 entry, this Scholarship will not automatically carry over until 2015 entry.

International MSc and MBA Scholarships - Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Central Asian countries

We are delighted to announce that we are offering scholarships of £3,000 and £5,000 to students from Russian Federation, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova and Armenia who have been offered a place on one of the School’s MSc programmes or the MBA programme starting September 2014.

To qualify for one of our £5,000 scholarships you must have a 1st class or the equivalent GPA from your country.

To qualify for one of our £3,000 scholarships you must have a 2:1 or the equivalent GPA from your country.

If you are successful in gaining a place with us, when we send your offer letter to you, we will also write to you to let you know you are eligible for one of our Scholarships. Providing you accept our offer of a place on either the MSc or MBA programme and meet all the conditions of your offer, we will confirm your Scholarship, and the amount you are to be awarded, before the programmes start in September 2014.

Please also note that this Scholarship is only for 2014 entry and if you are unable to take up your place this year and subsequently re-apply for 2015 entry, this Scholarship will not automatically carry over until 2015 entry.

International MSc and MBA Scholarships - Sub-Saharan Africa

We are delighted to announce that we are offering scholarships of £3,000 - £5,000 to students from Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe who have been offered a place on one of the School’s MSc programmes or the MBA programme starting September 2014.

To qualify for one of our £5,000 scholarships you must have a 1st class or the equivalent GPA from your country.

To qualify for one of our £3,000 scholarships you must have a 2:1 or the equivalent GPA from your country.

If you are successful in gaining a place with us, when we send your offer letter to you, we will also write to you to let you know you are eligible for one of our Scholarships. Providing you accept our offer of a place on either the MSc or MBA programme and meet all the conditions of your offer, we will confirm your Scholarship, and the amount you are to be awarded, before the programmes start in September 2014.

Please also note that this Scholarship is only for 2014 entry and if you are unable to take up your place this year and subsequently re-apply for 2015 entry, this Scholarship will not automatically carry over until 2015 entry.

International MSc and MBA Scholarships – Norway, Turkey

We are delighted to announce that we are offering scholarships of £3,000 - £5,000 to students from Norway, Turkey who have been offered a place on one of the School’s MSc programmes or the MBA programme starting September 2014.

To qualify for one of our £5,000 scholarships you must have a 1st class or the equivalent GPA from your country.

To qualify for one of our £3,000 scholarships you must have a 2:1 or the equivalent GPA from your country.

If you are successful in gaining a place with us, when we send your offer letter to you, we will also write to you to let you know you are eligible for one of our Scholarships. Providing you accept our offer of a place on either the MSc or MBA programme and meet all the conditions of your offer, we will confirm your Scholarship, and the amount you are to be awarded, before the programmes start in September 2014.

Please also note that this Scholarship is only for 2014 entry and if you are unable to take up your place this year and subsequently re-apply for 2015 entry, this Scholarship will not automatically carry over until 2015 entry.

International MSc and MBA Scholarships – South Asia

We are delighted to announce that we are offering scholarships of £3,000 - £5,000 to students from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia who have been offered a place on one of the School’s MSc programmes or the MBA programme starting September 2014.

To qualify for one of our £5,000 scholarships you must have a 1st class or the equivalent GPA from your country (70%+ for India*).

To qualify for one of our £3,000 scholarships you must have a 2:1 or the equivalent GPA from your country (60%+ for India*).

* The above percentages are only a guide. The University reserves the right to vary the eligibility for the scholarships depending on the quality of the undergraduate qualification achieved.

If you are successful in gaining a place with us, when we send your offer letter to you, we will also write to you to let you know you are eligible for one of our Scholarships. Providing you accept our offer of a place on either the MSc or MBA programme and meet all the conditions of your offer, we will confirm your Scholarship, and the amount you are to be awarded, before the programmes start in September 2014.

Please also note that this Scholarship is only for 2014 entry and if you are unable to take up your place this year and subsequently re-apply for 2015 entry, this Scholarship will not automatically carry over until 2015 entry.

International MSc and MBA Scholarships – East Asia

We are delighted to announce that we are offering scholarships of £3,000 and £5,000 to students from South Korea, Japan and Indonesia who have been offered a place on one of the School’s MSc programmes or the MBA programme starting September 2014.

To qualify for one of our £5,000 scholarships you must have a 1st class or the equivalent GPA from your country.

To qualify for one of our £3,000 scholarships you must have a 2:1 or the equivalent GPA from your country.

If you are successful in gaining a place with us, when we send your offer letter to you, we will also write to you to let you know you are eligible for one of our Scholarships. Providing you accept our offer of a place on either the MSc or MBA programme and meet all the conditions of your offer, we will confirm your Scholarship, and the amount you are to be awarded, before the programmes start in September 2014.

Please also note that this Scholarship is only for 2014 entry and if you are unable to take up your place this year and subsequently re-apply for 2015 entry, this Scholarship will not automatically carry over until 2015 entry.

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Additional Full-time MBA only Scholarships

£5,000 Competitive Scholarships

In addition to the above International Scholarships we have a number of competitive scholarships for the MBA programme worth £5,000. There are two of these £5,000 Scholarships available to each of the following countries:

United Kingdom, European Union, Singapore and Brunei (8 awards in total)

The Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis and willl be awarded by the MBA programme director based on the following criteria:

1 - You must have applied and been offered a place on the University of Southampton MBA programme
2 - You must hold a 2.1 classification in a Bachelors Degree (or equivalent GPA)
3 - You must have submitted a 500 - 750 words personal statement containing:
• Evidence of career progression and professional achievement;
• How the MBA would enhance your career prospect;
• How your work experience to date can be made relevant to peers/colleagues on the MBA programme

The deadline to submit your application for these competitive MBA scholarships is 30th June 2014, download an application form by clicking here 

A decision on who is awarded the scholarships will be made within 3 weeks following the deadline.

Please also note that this Scholarship is only for 2014 entry and if you are unable to take up your place this year and subsequently re-apply for 2015 entry, this Scholarship will not automatically carry over until 2015 entry.
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Part-time Home or EU MBA Scholarships

£5,000 Scholarships (£2,500 awarded in each part-time year of study)

We are also pleased to be able to award a number of competitive part-time MBA scholarships worth £5,000. As this is for part-time study, the scholarship will be spread over the 2 years and successful applicants will be awarded a fee reduction of £2,500 in Year 1 and £2,500 in Year 2.

The scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis and will be awarded by the MBA programme director based on the following criteria:

1 - You must have applied and been offered a place on the University of Southampton MBA programme
2 - You must hold a 2.1 classification in a Bachelors Degree (or equivalent GPA)
3 - You must have submitted a 500 - 750 words personal statement containing:
• Evidence of career progression and professional achievement;
• How the MBA would enhance your career prospect;
• How your work experience to date can be made relevant to peers/colleagues on the MBA programme

The deadline to submit your application for these competitive MBA scholarships is 30th June 2014 for September 2014 entry, and 20th December 2014 for January 2015 entry. Download an application form by clicking here 

A decision on who is awarded the scholarships will be made within 3 weeks following the deadline.

Please also note that this Scholarship is only for 2014 entry and if you are unable to take up your place this year and subsequently re-apply for 2015 entry, this Scholarship will not automatically carry over until 2015 entry.

 

Support for students

The Southampton Management School has scholarships available for postgraduate research students beginning their studies in the academic year 2014-15.

There will be awards to two PhD students within Management in the Faculty of Business and Law of £7,000 per year for three years (longer for part-time students) under the Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship Scheme. They should start by December 2014. Awards are also available in the same scheme for cross-Faculty PhD students.


All these MSc and MBA Scholarships are offered at the discretion of the Southampton Management School and the decisions as to the awards are final and not open to review.

Sponsorship

The British Council’s Education UK website includes a range of helpful information for international candidates. They may be able to advise on funding available to nationals of individual countries, or candidates hoping to undertake certain types of research work. Visit the Education UK website for more details.

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) offers UK government funding for postgraduate study to citizens of other Commonwealth countries. Visit the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission website for more details.

Programme fees are listed on individual programme pages.