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School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Fees and funding

Find out what financial help you may be eligible for as a postgraduate taught master's student in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Search the University website via the funding database or locate additional opportunities to help you fund your master's degree.

Scholarships

UK and EU students

BP scholarship

This scholarship covers the course fees and £8,500 towards living costs for students taking the Petroleum Geoscience MSc. It also offers the potential for an internship in BP to undertake final research projects.

Two places are funded for UK/EU students and eligible applicants will be invited for interview. If you wish to apply for this scholarship, please indicate this on your application.

Shell scholarship

Similar to the BP scholarship, this scholarship covers course fees and £8,500 towards living costs, and also offers the potential for an internship to undertake final research projects. Eligible applicants will be invited to take part in an interview process.

Overseas students

There are various competitive scholarship opportunities from iie, which provides funding for international students to pursue a master's degree in the geosciences.

Many overseas students are also funded by oil companies in their home country that offer overseas scholarships, such as Tullow in Uganda, Exxon in Nigeria and Hess in Libya.