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Funding your MBA

University of Bath MBA scholarships

We have over half a million pounds in scholarship funding available to support talented MBA candidates from around the world.

Awards range from £3,000 to 30% of the tuition fee, across both our Full-time and Executive MBA programmes.

If we award you a scholarship, you’ll be expected to act as a Bath MBA ambassador to help us attract future MBA candidates.

How to apply

We are pleased to offer significant scholarship funding to our most talented applicants.

A range of scholarships are available. If you’re a self-funded candidate we’ll automatically consider your for all scholarships you are eligible for.

Scholarship criteria

We decide scholarship awards based on criteria that include professional track record, academic credentials and skillset.

We also look at your potential to:

  • contribute to the programme
  • enrich the professional experience of the class
  • enrich the cultural profile of the class
  • become an outstanding business leader or entrepreneur
  • become an ambassador for the School
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Other scholarships and bursaries

We also offer other awards supported by alumni, industry and our key partners, to support the very best talent from across the world. Scholarships are available for both our Full-time and Executive MBA programmes.

University of Bath alumni bursary

10% discount on fees

Open to University of Bath graduates. If you have graduated with a full degree from a different programme at the University of Bath, you may be eligible for a discount of 10% on any part of your fees which you are funding yourself. Apply for this scholarship when you apply for your MBA. Read more about tuition fee support for graduates.
Available for full-time and Executive part-time MBA students.

Taught postgraduate master's bursaries

30 of £6,000 each

Open to all UK candidates who have received an offer. Read more about taught postgraduate bursaries.
Available for full-time MBA students only.

Chevening Scholarship

£37,500 (including top up from the University) for 2019 entry

Open to applicants from Chevening-eligible countries. On confirmation of the award of a Chevening Scholarship, we will offer a top-up award to cover the remaining fee balance. Read more on the Chevening website.
Available for full-time MBA students only.

The Moog Scholarship

£8,000

Open to applicants who have successfully enrolled on the Full-time MBA. All candidates will be invited to submit a separate application. If successful, Moog Inc. may also invite you to work with them during your final project.
Available for full-time MBA students only.

Sir Jack Cater Scholarship

£3,000

Open to graduates of nominated Hong Kong universities. You will be automatically considered for this award if eligible. Read more about the Sir Jack Cater Scholarship.
Available for full-time MBA students only.

MBA Alumni Referral Award

£5,000 off total tuition fees

Open to candidates referred by Bath MBA Alumni. If you are recommended by a Bath MBA graduate at the time of application, you are eligible for a £5,000 discount on your tuition fees. Apply for this scholarship when you apply for your MBA. Available for full-time and Executive part-time MBA students.

Pay your fees in instalments

Full-time MBA

Self-funding students can pay tuition fees in one or two instalments.

There are several options for paying fees. Read more about how you can pay your tuition fees.

Executive part-time MBA

Part-time students can pay their fees in full at the start of the programme, or in up to four instalments. Payment dates are October and February.

Other ways of funding your MBA

There are many sources of funding available. Examples include but are not limited to:

Prodigy Finance loans

Prodigy Finance offer loans to students at top business schools, including the School of Management at the University of Bath.

Loans are for full-time students and available to over 150 nationalities.

Apply through the Prodigy Finance website.

Declaration: An entity connected to the University of Bath School of Management is an investor in MBA Community Loans PLC, which provides the finance to fund the Prodigy Finance Loan Scheme. The University of Bath School of Management may therefore benefit from any lending under the scheme.

UK/EU students

Government loans

Postgraduate loans of up to £10,609 are available for all UK MBA students. EU nationals may also qualify. You can find more information on the University’s study site and the Government’s website.