School of Computing

Funding for taught Master's applicants

Postgraduate Loans for Master's Degrees

Eligible students can borrow up to £10,906 for studying for a Master's.

Academic scholarships

  • School of Computing Scholarship - The School of Computing offers scholarships worth up to £7940.
    These are £2000 for overseas (non-EU) students registering on our standard taught Master's courses. There is no limit to the number of scholarships that are awarded.
    There are a limited number of £7940 scholarships for UK/EU students.
    These scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit. Click here for further details and to apply.
    Note: funding is guaranteed for all eligible overseas (non-EU) students with the equivalent of a UK First Class Honours degree.
  • University Overseas Scholarship - The University of Kent offers scholarships worth £5000 to overseas (non-EU) students registering on our taught postgraduate courses. These are awarded on the basis of academic merit. See the International scholarships page for further details and to apply.
    Advice - applicants for University Overseas Scholarships are recommended to apply for a School of Computing Scholarship too (see above). Applying for both increases your chance of securing some funding.
  • The Templeman Scholarship is available for University of Kent graduates.
  • The Commonwealth Shared Scholarship is available for students from eligible Commonwealth countries.

For Kent graduates

  • Kent students who graduate with an Honours degree from the University who opt to go straight in to a Master's course - £1000 tuition discount (further details)
  • Graduates of pre-Master's courses at Kent who enrol on a standard Master's course at Kent - 10% tuition discount

For female students

Other funding


Tuition fees for taught Master's courses 2019-20

Standard full-time Master's

Period Home & European Union rate International rate
Year 1 £7940 £19000
Industrial placement (if taken)
  • £1,385 for a 12-month placement
  • Same fees apply for home, EU and international students
  • Reduced pro-rata for shorter placements


  • The fees and discounts shown here refer to taught postgraduate courses in the School of Computing for the 2019-20 academic year.
  • They are provided for guidance only but we believe them to be accurate.
  • Tuition fees do not cover other costs such as books and accommodation.
  • Latest information about fees (Student Finance)


School of Computing, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

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Last Updated: 31/10/2019