As a postgraduate student you will pay annual tuition fees to the University. Our fees vary from course to course and on the type of study you choose. Fees can either be paid in full or by instalments. For individual course fees please use our Course Finder search.
If you have a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent you will automatically be awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Excellence scholarship when you begin your Masters course at Salford. This will be assessed during the admissions process and there is no need to make a separate application. Amounts available are as outlined below.
For 2017/18 applications received after the 30th June 2017: The Vice Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship cannot be combined with the Loyalty Discount.International
Our Loyalty Discount Scheme is a great way to save you money if you take an undergraduate course at the University of Salford and decide to move onto a postgraduate programme of study.
If you complete an eligible course UK/EU and International graduates will receive 25% discount off the tuition fee.
For 2017/18 entry for applications received after the 30th June 2017: The Loyalty Discount cannot be combined with other eligible awards. If you are eligible for more than one option you will receive the highest value award.
For further details and the criteria visit: international scholarships and bursaries
Introduced in 2016, the Postgraduate loans for Master’s students have been revised for 2017 entry, with slightly amended eligibility criteria, and an increase in the amount available to £10,280.
For Master’s courses beginning on or after August 1st 2017 Home/EU students aged under 60 are able to borrow up to £10,280 towards overall course costs (including tuition fees, accommodation and living costs).
Loans are available for taught and research courses in all subject areas subject to meeting the eligibility criteria set out below.Apply for your loan
To be eligible for a loan students must meet the below individual and course criteria:
Eligible Master’s courses will be taught, research, distance learning or professional Master’s courses across all disciplines either:
The loans are only available for full Master qualifications so are not available for:
Please note that students undertaking Masters programme through Robert Kennedy College are not eligible to apply for postgraduate loan funding.
Full details on the loan and eligibility can be found on the postgraduate loan overview page.
Repayment of Loans
A number of other public and non-governmental organisations hold annual bursary competitions. In some instances, the money is available for study anywhere; in others, you may be required to apply for study at a specific University or in a specific country.
If you want to earn some extra cash while you are studying then our Job Shop will provide you with access to thousands of jobs every year. Remember though while earning money is important you will need to keep the right balance between work and study so talk to your personal tutor to find the right balance for your subject area.
We are a Professional and Career Development Loans registered Learning Provider, registration number . A Professional and Career Development Loan is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.
More information about funding further studies is available on the university's Careers website.
Prospects produce a useful funding guide to postgraduate study which can be found in the University library or ordered directly from the Prospects website. There is also a wealth of information on funding your further study on the Prospects website