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UWE Bristol postgraduate scholarships

UWE Alumni Scholarship (2019/20 entry)

We are delighted to offer UWE Bristol 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 2019/20 alumni discount exclusion list for full details. Postgraduate research students (PhD, DPhil, MPhil, Prof Doc) are eligible for a 15% discount on the first year of study only if their course is full time, and for the first two years of study only if on a part-time course.

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


UWE Bristol 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 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

We are offering Vice-Chancellor's Scholarships that provide a tuition fee discount of 50% for Home and EU students and international 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.

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 UWE High Performance Athlete Group is a specialist scheme which supports top performing athletes whose sport fits within the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) framework. A range of bursaries are available, and a team of dedicated sports performance staff is there to offer support. 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 the Brian Large Bursary Fund and the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund are available for applicants looking to study full time on the MSc Transport Planning and MSc Transport Engineering and Planning programmes. The programme leader John Parkin ( will write to eligible applicants who have been offered a place on one of the programmes during the early summer prior to admission.

The awards are made in national competition each year, and are a highly prestigious addition to the CV of any successful candidate. A number of students on the UWE Bristol transport Masters programmes have received these awards in recent years. In addition, there is the possibility of applying for a research bursary from the British Parking Association when you are a student to assist with a dissertation topic linked with parking.

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