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Fees and funding

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For up to date information regarding tuition fees see the College's website on tuition fees.

Funding 2017–18


Queen Mary University of London is proud of the number of scholarship opportunities that are available for our International student body each year. These scholarships are funded by both the Institution itself or by one of our partner organisations such as Chevening, the Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme or numerous overseas Government funders with whom Queen Mary has strong links.

The scholarship opportunities currently available in the School of Mathematical Sciences are:

Scholarship Course Number Value Home/EU/Overseas
Mathematical Finance Academic Excellence Award (joint with SEF) MSc Mathematical Finance Up to 5 £5000 Home/EU/Overseas
School of Mathematical Sciences Academic Excellence Award MSc Mathematics Up to 5 £3000 Home/Eu/Overseas
Network Sciences Academic Excellence Award MSc Network Science Up to 5 £5000 Home/EU
International Science and Engineering Excellence Awards MSc Network Science No limit £5,000 Overseas
Financial Computing Academic Excellence Award MSc Financial Computing Up to 5 £5000 Home/EU/Overseas
The School of Mathematical Sciences Alumni Scholarship MSc Mathematical Finance No limit Fee reduction:
30%(UK 1st)
20% (UK 2.1)
Home/ Overseas SMS/SEF graduates from year 2000 onwards
Financial Mathematics Vietnam Excellence Scholarship MSc Mathematical Finance
MSc Financial Computing
Up to 2 £5000 Overseas (Vietnam)
Chevening Scholarships(opens in new site) Any discipline 1500 across the UK.
QMUL co-funds with Chevening for some courses
Full tuition fees, travel, monthly personal living allowance and other expenses Overseas from a Chevening-eligible country

How do I apply for funding?

There is no need to complete a separate application form to be considered for any of the Mathematical Sciences Scholarships listed above (excluding Chevening Scholarships). Students will be considered for an award on the basis of the information they provide in their online application to Queen Mary University of London.

Successful candidates will be informed of their award via email.

Please note School scholarships are subject to university-wide Terms and Conditions as well as any course/School/Faculty conditions or criteria outline.

The majority of our scholarships are competitive and as such students will need to have achieved grades equivalent to a UK First Class or Upper Second Class Bachelor’s degree or an overseas equivalent to be considered. For overseas equivalents please refer to the link below.

Postgraduate Overseas Equivalent [XLS 49 KB] Updated documentUPDATED 16/06/15

If the degree level qualification you are taking does not appear on our equivalences table, please contact the International Office on and quote your QMUL application ID.

If you have any questions about Scholarships available to applicants within the School of Mathematical Sciences, please contact

College funding

Information regarding alternative sources of funding, such as the QMUL Alumni Bursary can be found here.

Professional and Career Development Loans (Home and EU students)

Postgraduate students wishing to undertake certain vocational courses who cannot obtain alternative funding may borrow a maximum of £10,280. Repayments are delayed and the Government pays the interest during the course and for one month afterwards. Details can be found on the Directgov website.