Postgraduate funding

Find out what funding is available for postgraduate studies.

Postgraduate loans

If you’re coming to Manchester to study a taught, research masters, or doctoral research degree and you’re from the UK or the EU, you should be eligible for a postgraduate loan (PGL) from the UK government.

The maximum loan available for postgraduate taught programmes (including research masters) is £11,222 for 2020/21.

For postgraduate research programmes the maximum loan is £26,445 over the duration of the course for students commencing in 2020/21. 

Postgraduate loans are paid directly to you in instalments, and are non-means tested. 

Postgraduate research

It’s likely that you’ve already secured funding for your course – but if not, don’t worry – there’s lots of help available.