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Scholarships and Studentships

Fees and funding for postgraduate taught degrees

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

UK government postgraduate loan scheme: If you're starting a Masters from September 2020 you may be entitled to a government-backed loan of up to £11,222.  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.

Departmental Taught Masters Scholarships:

Departmental Taught Masters Scholarships for January 2021 entry

A number of departmental scholarships are available to candidates enrolling on the MSc Engineering Management course in the Department of Electronic Engineering beginning in January 2021. The scholarships are worth up to £5,000 each.

How to apply:

Applicants (UK/EU and International) holding an offer to study the MSc Engineering Management for entry in January 2021 are eligible to apply.

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. Please include why you have applied to undertake your chosen degree at this university and specifically:

  • Your academic background.
  • The features and content of the specific degree programme you applied for.
  • The reasons why you chose this University.

Please make your scholarship application by email to Helen Smith and Susie Beckham.

Closing date: 15 November 2020

Applicants will be notified of the result of their scholarship application by the department by 11 December 2020.

Fees and funding for research degrees

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

Current studentships:

The following PhD studentships are available, beginning in the 2020/21 academic year:

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

Machine learning and advance signal processing for intelligent spectrum and resource management in wireless networks

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.

Other funding information:

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 and a half 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 Helen Smith for further details.

UK government doctoral loan scheme

UK government doctoral loan scheme: If you're starting a research degree from August 2020, you may be entitled to a government-backed loan of up to £26,445. Find out more about the loan scheme.

York Graduate Research School scholarships for overseas research students

The York Graduate Research School scholarships for overseas research students are open to international students applying to study a PhD degree at York, beginning in the 2020/21 academic year.  Find out about the scheme. Applications for 2020/21 are closed.

Any questions?

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Susie Beckham and Helen Smith

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Professor Stephen Smith

+44 (0)1904 324485