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Funding options

There are many ways you can source the funding you need if you are a UK or EU student, including the government postgraduate loan scheme.

There is also support available in the form of BU scholarships and bursaries from external providers. We also offer tuition fee discounts in some circumstances, so make sure you explore all of your options. If you are not sure what fees you should be paying, read our working out your fee status page. 


Postgraduate international student studying

Postgraduate loan

Find out about the government student loans of up to £10,906 available for eligible students.

Additional funding support

Funding support for US students

If you are a US citizen, there is specific funding support available to you in the form of Federal Loans. Find out more about US Federal Loans.

MA Social Work bursary

Find out about the bursary available specifically for MA Social Work students, who is eligible, and how to apply.