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School of Law Postgraduate Fee Awards for Master's students

Please note that the content on this page is under review following a restructure into new faculties and schools. We will update this page shortly with the latest information.

Applications for 2022 are now closed and the 2023 deadline will be advised later this year. The following details are for reference only.

Exceptional full-time and part-time applicants can apply for a fee waiver (at the Home rate), awarded to two recipients per year. It is open to those studying the following degrees in the School of Law: 

The LLM Qualifying Law Degree is not part of the Postgraduate Fee Awards.


  • You must be a new student who, ideally, has not studied a taught postgraduate programme before. 
  • You must have at least an upper-second-class honours degree (2:1) at undergraduate level, or equivalent. 
  • You must have an outstanding academic record and show the potential to perform strongly on one of the master's degrees listed above. 
  • You can be a Home, EU or international student and you can be studying full-time or part-time. 


  • The award will cover fees at the Home rate. 
  • International recipients of the award will be liable for the balance of their fees. 
  • There is no maintenance award. 


  • Submit a programme application for one of the eligible master's degrees listed above. 
  • After you have been offered a (conditional or unconditional) place, you can apply for the fee award using the application form.