UCL Graduate degrees


Paying for your course

There are all kinds of ways to fund your postgraduate studies at UCL. Read about our fee structure and discover opportunities to get the financial support and security you need to get started.

Fees and costs

The figures stated are the full-time tuition fees for the 2021/22 academic year and do not include fees set by other providers.

Part-time or modular fees are normally charged pro-rata.

UCL tuition fees (2021/22 entry)

 UK studentsOverseas students
Master's programmes£9,250 – £34,100£18,800 – £51,370
MRes programmes£5,525 – £20,600£22,230 – £31,310

Read our guide to tuition fees

Finding funding

There are a large number of funding schemes which support graduate students, including scholarships, studentships, awards, bursaries, grants and loans.

Furthermore, some students are fortunate to be sponsored by their employer, while others may combine part-time study with part-time work.

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Competition for all scholarship funding is intense, and where awarded on the basis of academic excellence, applicants are normally required to have, or to expect to achieve:

  • A first-class UK Bachelor’s degree or,
  • an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Discover available opportunities

Students requiring funding are advised to investigate potential sources of funding at least 12 months before the relevant academic year so as not to miss scholarship application deadlines.

Living costs

The cost of living while studying a graduate programme at UCL is estimated at around £20,000.

This figure is intended as a guide and includes accommodation, food, travel and other day-to-day costs, all of which vary.

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Learning and living at UCL