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Full information about the complete range of awards offered at the University is available on the postgraduate fees and funding page.

Opportunities that are currently closed may reopen for the next academic year.

Departmental opportunities for taught courses

Audio Engineering Society (AES) Educational Foundation Awards 

If you are interested in applying to our Masters in Film and Television Production with Sound or would like to do a research degree in the field of audio, we encourage applicants to look into the Educational Foundation Awards managed by the Audio Engineering Society.

  • Funding: ~$5,000 towards tuition fees
  • Academic year: 2021/22
  • Application deadline: Saturday 15 May 2021, 11.59pm BST
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students


BAFTA UK Scholarship Programme

The UK Scholarship Programme is part of the charitable activity to support talented people at all stages of their career in film, games and television.

  • Funding: £5,000 to £12,000 towards annual course fees
  • Academic year: 2021/22
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 26 May 2021, 5pm BST
  • Open to: UK (home) students


Departmental opportunities for research courses

TFTI PhD bursary

The Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media invites applications for a bursary for new and first-year PhD students in any of the Department's subject areas.

  • Funding: £15,000 per annum (up to three years)
  • Academic year: 2022/23
  • Application deadline: Please submit your research proposal (including research question(s), methodological approach and bibliography/references) and a CV to by 5pm on Friday 6 May 2022. Proposals should not exceed 500-600 words (excluding bibliography) and CVs should not exceed 2 pages.
    The successful applicants will be notified by Monday 6 June 2022.
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students 


TFTI PhD studentship

We invite applications for an interdisciplinary PhD studentship entitled “Conceptualising interactive and immersive fictional story design founded in film and TV”

  • Funding: UK tuition fee rate (up to three years)
  • Academic year: 2020/21
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 30 September 2020, 11.59pm BST
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students