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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 - check the ‘More postgraduate funding options’ link and the 'Funding' tab further down this page for more information.

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 £10,280 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.

Bursaries

15 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for the MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning) or 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 15 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships to study on the MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning) or MSc Global Ageing and Policy (Distance Learning) in 2019-20.

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, Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, 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 Economic, Social and Political Sciences or a field relevant to Gerontology.

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?

Wednesday 22 March 2019 (NB: Please note that the Commission’s online application system will open on 1 February 2019)

Contact

For more information on the MSc Gerontology (DL) or MSc Global Ageing and Policy (DL) programme, please check our website or email the Admissions Tutor, Professor Athina Vlachantoni at A.Vlachantoni@soton.ac.uk

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

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship for the face-to-face MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning), University of Southampton

The Department of Gerontology and Centre for Research on Ageing, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission, is offering the opportunity to apply for a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship to study on the face-to-face MSc Gerontology in 2019-20.

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, Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, 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 Economic, Social and Political Sciences or a field relevant to Gerontology.

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?

16:00 on Thursday 14 March 2019

To find out more please visit MSc Gerontology or email the Admissions Tutor, Professor Athina Vlachantoni, at A.Vlachantoni@soton.ac.uk

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

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