Your tuition fees will cover the cost of your studies at St George's as well as registration fees, examination and assessment costs. We recommend that you plan how you are going to fund your studies as soon as possible.
You will find taught course fees included on the summary page of each course. If you choose to become a postgraduate student with us, you will have the option of paying your course fees annually at the start of each academic year or by termly instalments.
If you are considering applying for a research degree, the fee will be determined with the relevant supervisor at the enquiry stage.
The Graduate School Academic Excellence Scholarships
The Graduate School Academic Excellence Scholarships scheme is now closed.
For 2016 entry, St George’s has £70,000 of scholarships for Home/EU students who are offered a place and choose to study here on a postgraduate taught programme (MSc or individual module) on the following programmes:
These competitive scholarships will be awarded to students who can demonstrate a strong academic background, strong personal statement, relevant work experience and strong interview performance, as appropriate to the entry requirements of their course.
£3,000 tuition fee discount scholarships are available for all St George’s awarded postgraduate taught courses at MSc level. For courses of more than one year in duration, awards will be made for the first year of study, with a maximum of one scholarship awarded per student.
Individual modules (workforce development/CPD)
Any available standalone module, delivered and awarded by St George’s only. Eligible modules are denoted on the course pages. Four scholarships are available for students who apply for standalone modules and are self funding (not employer or sponsor funded). Standalone module scholarships will consist of a £250 discount from the advertised module price. A maximum of one scholarship will be awarded per student.
Application process and criteria
Home/EU students applying for a taught postgraduate programme awarded by St George’s, as listed above, can be considered for the scholarship. You do not need to submit an additional application form.*
Successful students will be those whom the Scholarship Committee feel will make a positive contribution to the academic environment at St George’s and achieve the highest scores.
To be considered you will need to submit your course application form by the stipulated deadlines.
Physician Associate Studies
*In addition to the above process, you will need to submit a 500 word esay demonstrating why you should recieve the scholarship and how it will support you in your studies.
To be eligible for consideration, you must:
- Apply to study a taught postgraduate course full-time or part-time for a maximum of four years
- Apply to study an MSc award or a St George’s delivered standalone module
- Domiciled in the UK or European Union (EU) and not charged international rate fees
- Not already qualified at master’s level
- Must be self funding - courses fully funded by the NHS (MSc Physiotherapy) or students receiving employer or sponsor funding (e.g. modules that are paid for through the NHS commissioning portal) are not eligible for consideration
- Be successfully made an offer on the course to start in the 2016/17 academic year
Your application will be scored based on:
- Your degree classification
- Your personal statement
- Your work experience
- Your interview / selection day performance (for relevant courses)
Students with the highest scores across all courses will be considered for the scholarship.
Physician Associate Studies: your completed course application will need to be submitted by 29 April 2016
All other courses (listed above): your completed course application will need to be submitted by 15 July 2016
Standalone modules: applications will be considered for modules that are due to begin in the Autumn term 2016; your completed application will need to be submitted by 15 July 2016
Scholarship decisions for courses starting in Autumn 2016 will be made from 1 August 2016 and communicated by 12 August 2016.
Our alumni will also benefit from a tuition fee discount of 10%. This can also be taken off the remaining tuition fee if awarded a Scholarship.
Graduates of St George's degree courses or those taught by the Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education may be eligible for a 10% tuition fee alumni discount for graduate study.
To be eligible for an alumni discount you must:
- Be self-funding – courses fully funded by the NHS (MSc Physiotherapy) or students receiving employer or sponsor funding will not be eligible for the alumni discount.
- Be offered a place on a PgCert, PgDip or MSc course awarded by St George’s, University of London. Visit the course pages to see which degrees are eligible for the discount.
Postgraduate and Career Development Loans
If you are studying a taught or research Master’s course in academic year 2016/17 you can apply for a loan of up to £10,000 as a contribution towards your course and living costs. If your course is longer than one year you can get up to £5,000 in your first year and the rest in your second year. If you’re studying part time you can only get payments in the first two years of your course. The loan will be paid into your bank account in three instalments during the academic year.
You can apply for a Postgraduate Loan now. You only have to apply once, even if your course is longer than one year.
To get a postgraduate loan:
- You have to be studying a taught or research Master’s course,
- You can be studying at a university or college or by distance learning,
- You have to be under 60 at the start of the first academic year of your course and,
- You must normally live in England.
- If you’re an EU national but don’t normally live in England you may be able to get a Postgraduate Loan for a Master’s course in England.
For more information about Postgraduate Loans visit Student Finance England’s dedicated student finance zone on The Student Room.
Applications can be made for Postgraduate Loans via www.gov.uk/studentfinance
Florence Nightingale Foundation scholarship
There are opportunities to apply for funding offered by the Florence Nightingale Foundation for our Healthcare Practice PGCert/PgDip/MSc. Scholarships of up to £5,000 are available from the Foundation to support postgraduate study and research modules.
The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding
The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding is useful guide to alternative sources of funding - especially from charities - which make awards to current and prospective graduate students.
The Guide was written by two postgraduate students from King's College London who between them have won over £45,000 from 55 different charity awards. It contains model personal and financial statements, and over 250 links to voluntary sector funding sources.
Last Updated: Tuesday, 26 April 2016 10:51