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Postgraduate Merit Scholarships

Each year we offer a range of subject scholarships to international master’s students. They are awarded based on academic merit. You can get a maximum of £9,000, which will be deducted from your tuition fees.

Level of study

This scholarship is for postgraduate master’s study.

Subject areas

This scholarship is for study across a range of subject areas. The following courses are not eligible:

What is covered

This scholarship provides a discount of up to £9,000 on your tuition fees. The amount you’ll get depends on the course you are studying and the grades you got in your undergraduate studies. Full details are shown in the table below.

You can find details of equivalent qualifications on our country pages.

FacultySchoolEligible programmesHow much you'll get
Arts and Humanities All in Faculty All master's programmes £3,000 if you achieved a 1st or equivalent in your undergraduate studies
Engineering and Physical Sciences Chemistry All Chemistry master’s programmes £3,000 if you achieved a 1st or equivalent in your undergraduate studies
Environmental and Life Sciences All in Faculty All master’s programmes, excluding MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration)

£3,000 if you achieved a 1st or equivalent in your undergraduate studies

£2,000 if you achieved a 2:1 or equivalent in your undergraduate studies

Medicine   All master's programmes £3,000 if you achieved a 1st or equivalent in your undergraduate studies
Social Sciences


Southampton Business School

MSc Scholarship*

£5,000 if you achieved a 1st or equivalent in your undergraduate studies

£3,000 if you achieved a 2:1 or equivalent in your undergraduate studies

MBA Scholarship Up to £9,000 if you can display a combination of specific business excellence criteria on the full time MBA programme
Economic, Social and Political Sciences, Southampton Education School, Southampton Law School and Mathematical Sciences All master's programmes £3,000 if you achieved a 1st or equivalent in your undergraduate studies

Who can apply

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

How to apply

You do not need to apply for this scholarship. When you apply to study here, we’ll decide if you’re eligible. We’ll let you know in writing if you’re awarded this scholarship.

Further information

Please read the full terms and conditions to learn more about the requirements and criteria of this scholarship.

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