Funded postgraduate places
We are pleased to offer a limited numbers of places with full tuition fee support for Scottish-domiciled/EU students, studying full time, on these courses starting in September 2017 to help talented students join this key growth sector for the Scottish economy.
Fees will be funded by the European Social Fund and Scottish Funding Council as part of Developing Scotland’s Workforce in the Scotland 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Fund Programmes. Eligible programmes are:
- Applied Bioscience Skills for Industry MSc
- Archaeological Practice MSc
- Archaeological Studies MLitt
- Art and Social Practice MA
- Aviation MBA
- Business Administration MBA
- Developing Low Carbon Communities MSc
- Sustainable Energy Solutions MSc
- Sustainable Rural Development MSc
To be eligible for this funding students must meet the criteria for Scottish domiciled or EU fee status and be domiciled in the Highlands and Islands Transition Region for the duration of their studies. In accordance with funding regulations, tuition fee support will only be available to students who meet the funding eligibility criteria and are self-funding i.e. who are not in receipt of funding for tuition fees from other sources, including employers. Funded places will be allocated and successful applicants notified from end of June onwards. There is no separate application process, applicants holding an offer will be considered against the eligibility rules.
Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified applicants. Students who do not meet the eligibility for the tuition fee support, or are not successful in being allocated one of the limited places, will be responsible for paying their own fees. However, there are other potential sources of funding support available.