Postgraduate scholarships for international students

To apply for the Postgraduate Taught International Academic Excellence Scholarship visit our International scholarships: how to apply page

You are not required to submit an application for the following scholarships:

  • Postgraduate Taught International Student Scholarship
  • School of Psychology - International Postgraduate Platinum Scholarship
  • International Partner Scholarship
  • Alumni loyalty reward for postgraduate study

These scholarships will be awarded automatically providing you have met the eligibility criteria. You do not need to submit an additional application form.

Please note: students are only entitled to be awarded ONE scholarship for the highest value in any given academic year.


Before you apply please read our policy and procedure guidance, it may save you time and it will ensure that you are informed of our processes.

To reward outstanding achievement the University of Plymouth offer scholarship schemes to help towards funding your studies. 
Students are only entitled to be awarded ONE scholarship for the highest value in any given academic year. These scholarship schemes are for students commencing in the 2020/2021 academic year.

Postgraduate Taught International Student Scholarship

This scholarship will be offered automatically providing you meet the eligibility criteria. A separate application will not be required.

Exceptions:
Please be aware that programmes offered by the following schools are not included in the Postgraduate Taught International Student Scholarship scheme:

Please be aware that the following programmes are not included in the Postgraduate Taught International Student Scholarship scheme:

Scholarship value: £2000 off your tuition fees in year one.

If you are studying a full-time two year postgraduate taught degree, to recognise continual academic achievement, you may also receive:

  • 10% off the successive year's tuition fee, if an overall grade of 60% or above is maintained.

To be eligible you must:

Scholarship value: 50% off your tuition fees in year one.

If you are studying a full-time two-year postgraduate taught degree, to recognise continual academic achievement, you may also receive:

  • 50% off the successive year's tuition fee if an overall grade of 70% or above is maintained.

To be eligible you must: 

School of Psychology - International Postgraduate Platinum Scholarship

Scholarship value: £4000 off your tuition fees in year one.

This scholarship is available to international students who have met the conditions of their University of Plymouth offer of study, for the following programmes: 

Alumnus loyalty reward for postgraduate study

The University applies a discretionary alumnus reward where alumni meet certain criteria on particular postgraduate taught courses.

  • A 20 per cent discount on home/EU tuition fees.
  • Or a £2,000 discount on international tuition fees.
  • A 10 per cent alumni discount is available on the following programmes: MSc Advanced Psychology, MSc Clinical Psychology, MSc/PgDip Psychology and MSc Occupational Therapy.

PGCE programmes, Master of Architecture, MChem, MEng, MGeol, MPsych, MSci, ResM, MSc Environmental Consultancy, MSc Sustainable Aquaculture, MSc Environmental Geochemistry and postgraduate research degrees are not included in this reward. 

Please note that students must have applied directly to be eligible. 

For further details, and contact information, please see our alumnus discount policy.

International Partner Scholarship

If you are currently studying at an institution which has a partnership agreement with the University of Plymouth, you could be eligible for an International Partner Scholarship.

For further information please contact your home institution's international office or you can contact our Plymouth Global department to find out if your institution is one of our partners, or email plymouthglobal@plymouth.ac.uk