Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship

Academic year 2024
Amount 15% discount

Overview

Award details

The Postgraduate Academic Excellence scholarship is available for students on Postgraduate Taught (PGT) courses at Brunel University London and is available to all students who have obtained a First-Class undergraduate degree;

  • from a UK University, either in the UK or at an overseas campus or

  • obtained the equivalent of a UK First Class degree from an EU institution

Additionally, graduates of Brunel University London will receive the Graduate Discount of 15% off the final tuition fee amount due (after any the scholarship award has been applied). On the basis that they register on a taught postgraduate programme on a fully self-funding basis (including career development loans).

Value: A discount of 15% off the tuition fees.

How many: All those that meet the eligibility criteria.

Eligibility

The Scholarship will be awarded to all full time, part time, distance learning or online learning students who meet all the following criteria:

1. Have an unconditional offer to study a taught Master’s programme at Brunel University London, this includes the MBA and Mres programmes.

2. Have achieved a First Class honours degree from a UK University or an EU University.

a) For a UK degree: the award must be from a UK University, the student does not have to have attended a UK based campus.

b) An honours degree awarded with distinction is acceptable where no first class classification exists.

c) Holding a higher degree, without having achieved a First Class classification at undergraduate level does not qualify for receipt of this award.

d) For an EU equivalent the award must be from a recognised EU institution and be the equivalent of a First-class honours degree, as listed in appendix 1.

Those not eligible for this scholarship:

  • Applicants on all associate courses or modules.

  • Applicants undertaking short courses.

  • All PGCert, PGDip and PGCE courses – with the exception of the PGCE Secondary Education with PE and PGCE Primary (which are not funded by the Governments Teacher Training bursaries).

  • Applicants on Postgraduate Research courses.

  • Those who are being funded either in full or partially, this excludes those applicants whose fees are being paid by their employer, but does include:

  • Bursaries provided by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL). This discount will apply to courses that are not eligible for a bursary, namely the PGCE in Primary Education and the PGCE in Secondary Education with PE only.

  • Applicants on the PG Cert Education (Primary) FT.

  • Courses that are fully funded by the Environment Agency namely MSc Flood and Costal Engineering.

  • Those students who are sponsored by their Government.

The order of discounts will be applied as follows:

1. Scholarship/bursary fee waiver applied to the full annual tuition fee.

2. 10% Brunel Alumni Family Discount or Brunel Family Discount applied to the net tuition fee (if applicable).

3. 15% Graduate discount applied to the net tuition fee (if applicable).

4. 2% Early payment discount applied to the net tuition fee (if applicable).

Value

1. Students awarded this scholarship will have a discount of 15% applied to their annual tuition fee.

2. The reduction is applied only to the tuition fees and not to any other type of additional fee that may be incurred, such as re-submission, repeat modules or resit fees.

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