The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis


Gain future skills in urban design, AI and data science

Urban Futures Master's Scholarships worth £10,000 for UK students at the world’s #1 university for built environment studies (QS World University Subject Ranking 2023).

Urban Futures Master's Scholarships for UK students

We are offering over 20 scholarships, worth £10,000 each, to UK students joining the Urban Spatial Science MSc and Connected Environments MSc courses at the Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London (UCL).

Our courses equip you with future skills in urban design, AI and data science to transform the way that cities work. We are ranked #1 in the world for Built Environment studies according to the QS World University Subject Rankings (2023), and located in London - rated the world's best student city

With funding from UCL and the UK government, our Urban Futures Master's Scholarships are investing in students from under-represented backgrounds to diversify and transform the data science and AI sectors. The £10,000 scholarships can be used by students towards tuition and/or living costs, and are available for students studying either full-time, part-time (over two years) or flexibly (over five years).

Students must have an offer for the Urban Spatial Science MSc or Connected Environments MSc to be considered and meet relevant eligibility criteria. 

Eligibility for the Urban Futures Master's Scholarship

The Urban Futures scholarships from the UCL Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis are part of the Office for Students’ (OfS) nationwide drive to expand access to this dynamic sector for women, students of colour, those with disabilities and those from lower socioeconomic backgrounds.

Basic criteria

Students must be eligible for a UK Postgraduate Master's Loan (those living full-time in the UK, with a few exceptions).

Students must have received an offer to study Urban Spatial Science MSc or Connected Environments MSc at UCL, starting in 2024. 

Additional criteria

These master’s scholarships are aimed at those from backgrounds underrepresented in AI and data science. Students belonging to the following groups will be considered, with priority given to the first four groups:

Women Black students

A departmental awarding panel of at least three members will be convened, with an external EDI expert provided by the university. Students awarded a Bartlett Promise Scholarship are not eligible for the Urban Futures Master’s Scholarship.

  • Students registered disabled 
  • Students from low socioeconomic backgrounds (household income of less than £42,875)
  • Care-experienced students
  • Estranged students
  • Gypsy, Roma and Traveller students
  • Refugees
  • Children from military families, veterans and partners of military personnel

Register your interest

Register your interest in the scholarship and our courses to receive updates, invitations to upcoming open days, taster sessions and more. Complete the form below to register your interest in studying with us, selecting your 'Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis' as your subject of interest.

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