Fees & Funding
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, up to 10 scholarships for £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 or MSc in Economic Policy. The scholarship is awarded on academic merit with preference given to candidates who intend to specialise in international economics or in issues of economic policy in Europe.
James Mill MSc Scholarship
To encourage high performing students to pursue post-graduate study in economics, with the aim of continuing to PhD study, up to two awards of full tuition fees plus a stipend of £11,817 for the 2014-15 academic year.
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.