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UWE Alumni Scholarship

We are delighted to offer UWE alumni a tuition fee discount of 15% on our full-time and part-time taught postgraduate courses.

There are some full-time and part-time courses where the 15% discount does not apply. View the alumni discount exclusion list for full details.

The discount does not apply to retake modules or integrated/continuing professional development courses.


UWE alumni who have successfully completed a UWE Bristol degree programme (foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate) including students who have successfully completed a UWE Bristol degree programme which is delivered at one of our partner institutions in the UK or overseas.

How to apply

No application required. Simply include your UWE Bristol student registration number in your postgraduate study application and the discount will be applied to your student record as soon as your entitlement has been confirmed.


The discount equals 15% off the full course cost. The discount will be applied at the start of the course for full-time students. Part-time students will receive the discount at the start of each new study year.

Find out more about services available for UWE Bristol alumni.

Other scholarships available to postgraduate students

50% tuition fee scholarship for postgraduate courses

New for 2016/17, we are offering Vice Chancellors 2020 Scholarships that provide a tuition fee discount of 50% for Home and EU students on selected full-time and part-time postgraduate courses. Find out more about the 50% tuition fee scholarships for postgraduate courses.

Santander scholarships

Our partnership with Santander allows us to offer a number of postgraduate scholarships to current UWE Bristol undergraduate students. Find out more about the Santander scholarships and who is eligible to apply.

Bristol MBA scholarships

Bristol Business School are offering a selection of scholarships for students on the Bristol MBA (Master of Business Administration) programme. Find out more about the Bristol MBA scholarships.

Centre for Sport - Sports Bursaries

The University awards several sports bursaries up to a maximum value of £3,000. These awards are allocated to support top performing athletes whose sport fits within the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) framework. Bursary amounts are decided on a case by case basis and available at the discretion of the Head of Sport.

Find out more about the UWE High Performance Athlete Group.

Transport Planning Scholarships

These scholarships are for those who study transport masters programmes.

Scholarships from a variety of sources are available for applicants looking to study full-time on the MSc Transport Planning and MSc Transport Engineering and Planning programmes. The programme leader will write to applicants about these during the summer prior to admission.

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