Funding & What's Next?


For UK students:

It’s important to secure funding for your postgraduate study if you need it, before accepting a place. Some universities offer discounts on postgraduate courses to their own graduates. You can find information on GCU postgraduate funding here.

You’ll find information on other sources of funding and ideas for self funding on the Prospects website.

Postgraduate Loans Guide - a useful guide to the most popularly asked questions about loans for Postgraduate Masters degrees for UK students.

UK PhD Loans - Doctoral student loans will be introduced in the UK for the first time in 2018. If you're a UK or EU student, starting a PhD or other postgraduate doctorate, you may be able to borrow up to £25,000 to help pay university fees, living costs and other expenses.


Funding for International Students in the UK: - a useful guide to Masters Funding available to international students studying in the UK - a guide to PhD funding for international students studying in the UK


What Next?

To help you make informed decisions you can also discuss your options with a careers adviser or member of academic staff, and also ask for information from course co-ordinators (or the Careers Service) at the university to which you are applying. See our Help and advice page if you want to speak to on of our careers advisers.

If you’d like to research career outcomes for postgraduates, you can look at the section of our website for PhD, research masters and research staff.