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Masters Funding – Country Guides

Written by Mark Bennett

Support for postgraduate study varies around the world. That's where our guides come in.

Whether you’re looking for international funding in Canada, information on tuition fees in Germany Germany or advice on the UK's Masters degree loans, we’ve got the information you need.

We've also put together information on important international funding programmes such as Erasmus+. For more general information, see our guides to postgraduate study abroad.

The UK

From Masters loans to options for EU and international students, our guides explain postgraduate funding in the UK.

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Germany is one of Europe's most generous international study destinations, with no fees for many of its Masters programmes.

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As the world's most popular study destination, it's no surprise that the USA offers plenty of postgraduate funding.

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Not to be outdone by its near neighbour, postgraduate study at Canada's top universities is affordable and well-supported.

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Australia's 'HELP' loans make study at its universities more affordable. Support for international postgraduates is also available.

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New Zealand

New Zealand offers postgraduate student loans and government scholarships to support Masters students at its universities.

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Masters fees in France are capped at low levels and support is available for other postgraduate expenses.

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The Netherlands

Masters fees in Holland and the Netherlands are carefully regulated and postgraduate funding opportunities are also available.

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Danish Masters programmes are free for EU students and international scholarships are also available.

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Switzerland is home to several prestigious – and affordable – universities for postgraduate study.

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Domestic and EU students can study for free in Sweden. Other postgraduates may benefit from international support.

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The Republic of Ireland offers a range of Masters degree funding options for UK, EU and international students.

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China is an increasingly popular postgraduate study destination, with various scholarships available.

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Norway can be an expensive place to live, but tuition is free and international funding is available.

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Erasmus Funding

Erasmus+ supports students to study abroad, including scholarships for joint degrees, as well as Erasmus loans.

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Study Abroad

Our accessible introductions to Masters study abroad explain applications, visas and other key details for international students.

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