Fees and funding

Masters students in a seminar room


Fees for our Masters will depend on the programme studied. Please see your course page to find out the latest fee information.

Funding your studies

There are many ways to fund your postgraduate studies. Many students seek funding from a variety of sources including university scholarships, loans, sponsors or external funding bodies. Find out more about the different types of funding available.


Scholarships are either open to all applicants (from anywhere in the world), or specify that they are for UK applicants, or international applicants. Scroll down to see what scholarships you might be eligible for. 

All countries

Title Summary
Leeds Alumni Bursary A 10% alumni tuition fee bursary for former students of the University of Leeds


Title Summary
Head of School UK Excellence Scholarship Two scholarships available to UK students starting a full-time Masters degree in the School of Sociology and Social Policy.
Leeds Masters Scholarships A number of scholarships available to UK students at the University of Leeds who meet the criteria.
Postgraduate loan A loan of up to £12,167 is available to postgraduate students.
The Professor Fiona Williams Progression Scholarship Two full-fee scholarships available to home University of Leeds students progressing to a masters in the School of Sociology and Social Policy.


Title Summary
Sanctuary Scholarship A number of scholarships for forced migrants to the UK, available for undergraduate, postgraduate or research degrees.
School of Sociology and Social Policy International Excellence Scholarships These competitive scholarships are awarded to international candidates who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement. There are limited scholarships available.