Scottish Funding Council funded places

Scottish Funding Council funded places

We are offering a limited number of funded places to Scottish/EU students for postgraduate study on the following programmes, for entry in September 2017:

Animal Health & Life Sciences

Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences

Computing Science

Economics & Finance

Education

Engineering

Environment & Tourism

Heritage

History of Art

Physics & Astronomy

Real Estate & Planning

Theatre Studies

Please refer to the individual programme page to make your application to study at the University of Glasgow.

The SFC funding covers tuition fees.

You may also wish to investigate additional living costs funding options which are available to students undertaking postgraduate taught study.

Entry requirements

Please ensure that you meet the specific entry requirements as detailed on the relevant programme page.


Eligibility

The Scottish Funding Council has attached specific eligibility criteria to the taught postgraduate places at the University of Glasgow. These places are open for applicants domiciled in Scotland and the European Union.

You are eligible to apply for a funded place if you are:

  • A permanent resident of Scotland for at least 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August (i.e. living in Scotland for a purpose other than studying) OR
  • An EU national (with the exception of England, Northern Ireland, Wales) residing in your own country for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August OR
  • An EU national (with the exception of England, Northern Ireland, Wales) exercising your right of free movement anywhere in the UK or the EU and permanently domiciled in the EU for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August OR
  • A non-UK and non-EU applicant with indefinite leave to remain in the UK and permanently domiciled in Scotland for a purpose other than education for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August.

 You are not eligible if you are

  • A Scottish applicant not permanently resident of Scotland for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August
  • A UK applicant not permanently resident in Scotland for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August (e.g. resided in Scotland solely for the purpose of education).
  • A EU applicant not permanently resident in the EU for 3 years prior to the start of the programme on 1 August.
  • A non-UK and Non-EU applicant with indefinite leave to remain in the UK and permanently domiciled outside Scotland
  • A Non-UK and Non-EU applicant with a limited leave to remain.

 To investigate alternative sources of funding visit Scholarships and funding.


Further information for applicants to subjects in Animal Health & Life Sciences and Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences

Assessment criteria

Funded places are allocated by the course convener of each programme or an academic panel within each subject/programme.

Assessment will be based on the quality of the application specifically your prior record of academic achievement.

How to apply

Please apply using the University of Glasgow’s online application system.

Application deadlines

Applications for funded Masters places are invited and will be assessed on a rolling basis at the end of each month until all available places are filled. Successful candidates will be informed of the outcome by the 15th of the following month.

 


Further information for applicants to subjects in Computing Science, Engineering and Physics & Astronomy

Assessment criteria

Funded places are allocated by the course convener of each programme or an academic panel within each subject/programme. Assessment will be based on the quality of the application, specifically your prior record of academic achievement.

How to apply

Please apply using the University of Glasgow’s online application system.

Application deadlines

Applications for funded Masters places are invited now with deadlines as noted below.

Candidates who have applied for an eligible programme in full by 14 June 2017 will be considered in late June.

Candidates will be informed of the outcome by email by 14 July 2017.

Should there still be places available after this selection panel, applications will be considered on a weekly basis and applicants will be informed as soon as the panel has reached a decision.


Further information for applicants to subjects in Economics & Finance, Education, Environment & Tourism and Real Estate & Planning

Assessment criteria

Funded places are allocated by the course convener of each programme or an academic panel within each subject/programme.
Assessment will be based on the quality of the application specifically your prior record of academic achievement.

How to apply

Please apply using the University of Glasgow’s online application system.

Application deadlines

Applications for funded Masters places are invited and will be assessed on a rolling basis at the end of each month until all available places are filled. Successful candidates will be informed of the outcome by the 15th of the following month.


Further information for applicants to subjects in Heritage, History of Art and Theatre Studies

Assessment criteria

Funded places are allocated by the course convener of each programme or an academic panel within each subject / programme.

Assessment will be based on the quality of the application, specifically:

  • Academic achievement
  • Personal achievement
  • Your personal statement which should be 500 – 600 words and include your full name. This will be used as your application. 
  • Access self-service to upload your personal statement and any document that supports your application for a funded place.

Personal Statement

The personal statement should detail:

  • That you want to be considered for the SFC place.
  • Why you have selected the programme at the University of Glasgow
  • Why you merit the funded place (e.g academic/personal achievement)
  • How you will benefit from it (e.g. employment prospects, financial relief, etc)

How to apply

Please apply using the University of Glasgow’s online application system

Application deadlines

Applications for funded Masters places are invited now with deadlines as noted below.

Candidates who have applied in full by 14 June 2017 will be considered in late June. Your application must include your personal statement as well as any programme specific requirements.

Candidates will be informed of the outcome by email by 14 July 2017.

Should there still be places available after this selection panel, applications will be considered on a weekly basis and applicants will be informed as soon as the panel has reached a decision.