Scholarships and Studentships

Fees and funding for postgraduate taught degrees

Find out about tuition fees and funding for postgraduate taught courses 2019/20 at York.

UK government postgraduate loan scheme: If you're starting a Masters you may be entitled to a government-backed loan of up to £10,609.  Find out more about the loan scheme.

York Graduate Loyalty Discount: If you've successfully completed an undergraduate degree at the University of York, you could be eligible for a taught Masters tuition fee discount. Find out more about the discount.

Greville Bloodworth Engineering Management Scholarships for September 2019 entry: Applications for these scholarships closed on 30 April 2019.

Departmental Taught Masters Scholarships:

New Departmental Taught Masters Scholarships for September 2019 entry

We have a number of additional taught MSc scholarships for September 2019 entry now available for applicants who do not currently hold a scholarship with the University.

These are worth up to £2,500 which will be deducted from the cost of your tuition fees. They are competitive and will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

How to apply:

Applicants (UK/EU and International) who have applied to study one of the taught MSc courses in the Department of Electronic Engineering (MSc in Audio and Music Technology, MSc in Communications Engineering, MSc in Digital Systems Engineering, MSc in Embedded Wireless Systems, MSc in Engineering Management and MSc in Intelligent Robotics) for entry in September 2019 are eligible to be considered. Please make your scholarship application by email to Jamie Scott.

To apply for this scholarship you must supply a personal statement between 200 to 400 words. You should give your name, MSc course, student number and tell us why you think you are a strong candidate for this scholarship.

Closing date: 21 July 2019

Applicants will be notified of the result of their scholarship application by the department before the end of July 2019.

Fees and funding for research degrees

Current studentships

We offer a number of departmental studentships each year.

EPSRC Industrial CASE PhD Studentship: High bandwidth covert underwater acoustic communications

PhD Studentship in Automotive Electromagnetic Compatibility sponsored by Ford Motor Company

PhD Studentship in Creative affordances of orchestrated devices for immersive and interactive audio and audio-visual experiences

PhD Studentship in Cost-effective learning and signal processing for evolvable massive wireless communications

Other funding information

We also have a wide range of projects for students who can fund their own studies. You can find out more about what's currently available on our PhD research projects page.

Find out about tuition fees and funding for research degrees (PhD, MPhil and MSc by research) 2019/20 at York.

York Graduate Research School scholarships for overseas research students: These scholarships are open to international students applying to study a research degree at York, beginning in the 2019/20 academic year.  Find out about the scheme. Applications closed on 31 January 2019.

University of York – China Scholarships Council joint research scholarshipsThese scholarships are open to Chinese nationals intending to begin a PhD in the 2019/20 academic year. They will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and CSC priorities. Find out more about the scheme.

EPSRC DTP Studentships: The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, EPSRC, allocates a number of research studentships to the Department each year. These cover living costs and academic fees for a period up to three years. To be nominated for one of these studentships you must have been accepted to do a PhD degree in the Department, have or expect to obtain at least an upper second class honours degree (or its equivalent) and be settled in the UK and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for a period of at least three years prior to the start of the programme. (For nationals of EU member states who are not UK residents this funding only covers tuition fees: full details on student eligibility can be found on the EPSRC website). Please contact Jamie Scott for further details.

UK government doctoral loan scheme: If you're starting a research degree from September 2019, you may be entitled to a government-backed loan of up to £25,000. Find out more about the loan scheme.


Any questions?

Admissions Enquiries
Jamie Scott

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Prof. Stephen Smith

(+44) 01904 324485