Postgraduate fees and funding


This page is for Home and EU postgraduate students. If you are an international student please visit our international fees and funding section.

If you've already started studying at Goldsmiths and require financial support, please refer to our information for current students.

EU students

The UK government has announced that:

  • EU fees for 2019 and 2020 entry will be fixed at the home fee rate
  • EU nationals starting courses in England in either 2019 and 2020 entry will remain eligible for undergraduate and postgraduate financial support from Student Finance England for the duration of their course, provided they meet the existing residency requirements

You can find full details and guidance on the government website, or on the Goldsmiths EU page.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for postgraduate degrees vary depending on course. To find out how much your course will cost, visit the programme page

Postgraduate degree loans

Student Finance England provides loans of up to £10,906 for postgraduate Masters study. Find out more about applying for a postgraduate loan.

Student Finance England provides loans of up to £25,700 for postgraduate doctoral study. Find out more about applying for a postgraduate doctoral loan.

Goldsmiths funding

Goldsmiths postgraduate scholarships and bursaries

We regularly offer scholarships, bursaries and fee waivers for postgraduate applicants. Find out more about the funding available.

Departmental awards 

Some academic departments at Goldsmiths offer programme-specific and/or subject-specific funding in the form of scholarships, studentships and fee waivers. Find out what funding is available for your subject.

PhD studentships

There is a range of funding for PhDs in the arts and humanities, computing, creative industries and the social sciences, including AHRC funding and ESRC Doctoral Training Studentships. Read about the PhD studentships available at Goldsmiths.

External funding

There are hundreds of external charities, trusts and foundations that offer grants to students, so it's worth researching these opportunities to help you fund your postgraduate studies.

Some useful places to start your search are Scholarship Search, the Scholarship HubProspects, Postgrad Solutions and Postgraduate Studentships.

You can also visit your local library and look through one or more of the following publications for information on grant-making bodies: Educational Grants Directory, Charities Digest, Grants Register, Directory of Grant Making Trusts.

Another place to look is the Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding, an online database of funding opportunities, comprehensive guidance, and tools to help you prepare a winning grant application. If you are a prospective student who is applying to Goldsmiths, please email for a PIN to access the guide for free.