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Postgraduate fee waivers, scholarships, bursaries and studentships

Fee waivers for MA programmes

The Department of Media and Communications offers fee waivers for MA programmes. To be considered for a fee waiver you must have accepted an offer by 1 May 2017.


Fee waivers for MA Filmmaking programmes

The Department also offers fee waivers for MA Filmmaking students. MA Filmmaking is made up of six specialist pathways:

To be considered for a fee waiver you must have accepted an offer by 1 May 2017.


The Scott Trust Foundation Bursary

UK applicants for MA Journalism are eligible to apply for the Scott Trust Foundation Bursary, which consists of:

  • a bursary covering full tuition fees
  • £5,000 subsistence allowance

Find out more about the Scott Trust Foundation Bursary.


BAFTA scholarships

The following programmes are eligible for BAFTA scholarships


The Jay Merriman-Mukoro scholarship

UK/EU applicants with a confirmed offer for the MA Radio are eligible to apply for the Jay Merriman-Mukoro scholarship, which consists of:

  • a bursary covering full tuition fees
  • a living grant
  • remunerated internship arrangements

It is for students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. The programme is open to applications until 31 July 2015.

Details and criteria for application will be available from 2 May 2016.


The Stationers' Company Postgraduate Bursary

UK applicants for the MA in Digital Media: Technology & Cultural Form are eligible to apply for the Stationers' Company Postgraduate Bursary, which consists of:

  • a bursary of £6,000
  • mentoring from an appropriate member of the Stationers' Company throughout the period of study
  • a chance to 'participate in the life of the Stationer's Company'

The MA is one of only 12 courses in the country whose applicants are able to apply for this award. 

Find out more about the Stationers' Company Postgraduate Bursary.


AHRC studentships

Goldsmiths is part of the CHASE AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership, which funds up to 75 doctoral studentships per year. 

If you're thinking about carrying out a research degree in the arts and humanities, you could be eligible to apply for a studentship covering fees (currently £3,996 per annum), a maintenance allowance (currently £15,863) and research training.

To be considered, you need to have applied for a relevant research programme at Goldsmiths. 

Find out more about AHRC funding.


ESRC studentships

Goldsmiths is part of the London Social Science Doctoral Training Centre (DTC), funded by the ESRC to train the next generation of social scientists. 

If you're thinking about carrying out a research degree in the social sciences, you could be eligible to apply for a studentship covering your fees for up to four years (currently £3,996 per annum) and an annual stipend (currently £15,863). 

To be considered, you need to have applied for a relevant research programme at Goldsmiths. 

Find out more about ESRC funding.

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