Most of our MSc students fund their studies from employer sponsorship, family sponsorship, home country scholarships, and career development loans.
In addition, some departmental funds are available to encourage strong applicants. These funding sources are listed below. All applicants to the department's Programmes are automatically considered for departmental funding; there is no separate application procedure. Only those applicants shortlisted for departmental funding will be notified.
Economics Department Funding
David Pearce MSc Scholarships
To honour the contributions of UCL Economist David Pearce and to encourage top quality students to pursue post-graduate study in economics, several scholarships ranging from £500 to £5000 are available. All applicants are automatically considered.
Gaitskell MSc Scholarships
Up to four scholarships of £5,000 each will be awarded for full-time MSc study in the Department of Economics. All applicants are automatically considered.
Michael Curtis UCL Bursary
One scholarship of £5,000 is available to an MSc student from the UK or the EU to fund costs of living while enrolled in one of the MSc Programmes. This bursary is awarded based on financial need of the applicant.
James Lanner Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship of £5,000 is available for prospective students of the MSc in Economics. Preference is given to candidates who intend to specialise in international economics or on issues of economic policy in Europe.
Other funding sources
Several additional scholarship opportunities are available through UCL. These scholarships. Information on other scholarship opportunities can be found at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships/graduate.