Further study and funding
Postgraduate Study in the UK
Finding a postgraduate course
- TARGETpostgrad - Detailed information about postgraduates courses offered within the UK.
- Prospects - search postgraduate courses - For complete listings of all institutions, with links to their respective websites.
- Find A Masters - Listings of taught and research masters courses in the UK.
- Find A PhD - Research opportunities in the UK.
About postgraduate study and research
- Vitae - Vitae supports the professional development of researchers
- Jobs.ac.uk - mainly a job for university vacancies, also provides a PhD search and career advice for researchers
See also our Career and study options - further resources folder and visit Careers Tagged.
Postgraduate Study Abroad
Here is a list of online resources which will assist you in your search for international postgraduate studies.
- AGCAS/ TARGETpostgrad - studying outside the UK has general advice and profiles on several countries
- Careers Tagged - postgraduate study abroad
- Studies in Australia
- Association of Commonwealth Universities - offers funding opportunities for students studying abroad at universities in the British Commonwealth
- Study Overseas - offers an international course search as well as information about studying abroad
- JSPS - The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science funds study in Japan
- Fulbright - Scholarships for UK students to study in the USA and vice versa.
See also GoinGlobal which has lots of information about living, studying and working in different countries.
Funding for postgraduate study in the UK
- LSHTM's Fees & funding webpages have a great deal of useful information about sources of funding both at LSHTM and elsewhere including smaller bursaries and funding for particular groups of students.
- TARGETpostgrad funding search - lists and advice on studentships, awards and bursaries. Includes funding for both UK and international students
- Funding further study - general information from the Prospects website. Includes good overviews of the main options and of important factors for consideration.
- Postgraduate Studentships - dedicated website in the UK to bring together all the different types of funding opportunities open to potential postgraduates, at both taught and research level, all in one place.
- Turn 2 Us - This is a charitable service which helps people access the money available to them through welfare benefits, grants and other help.
- Find a Masters Funding Guide - A guide to funding for postgraduate study at the masters level.
- Find a PhD Funding Guide - A guide to funding for postgraduate study at the PhD level.
Scholarships and Bursaries
- Education UK - site dedicated to scholarships for UK study, brought to you by the British Council.
- Scholarship Search - online database of scholarships available by subject and organisation.
- Find a Phd - Scholarships - a list of scholarships available for PhDs.
Funding for International Students
For information on funding opportunities specifically for international students to study in the UK, please see the following:
- UKCISA - general finance for international students, as well as links to further resources.
- British Council - searchable database of scholarships and links to further funding opportunities.
- Education UK - British Council site, which includes a scholarship search function, a budget planner and information on costs of studying in the UK.