Postgraduate fees and funding

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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.

Tuition fees

2020 entry

Tuition fees for postgraduate degrees vary depending on course. To find out how much your fees are, please check the relevant programme page.

Please note that EU fees for 2020 entry will be fixed at the Home fee rate for the duration of your degree.

If you have any questions about tuition fees, please get in touch with the Fees Office by calling +44 (0)20 7078 5311 or emailing fees@gold.ac.uk.

Funding from Goldsmiths 

Goldsmiths postgraduate scholarships and bursaries

Goldsmiths offers a range of financial support including postgraduate scholarships, bursaries and fee waivers. These are awarded based on a variety of criteria, for example academic achievements or personal circumstances.

Find out more about our scholarships and bursaries for postgraduate students.

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.

Funding from the UK government

2020 entry

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

EU nationals will remain eligible for postgraduate financial support from Student Finance England for the duration of their course, provided they meet the existing residency requirement.

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

External funding options

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:

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 scholarships@gold.ac.uk for a PIN to access the guide for free.