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Information Technology - MSc


Course Description

The Masters in Information Technology is an intensive, practically oriented taught postgraduate programme which will equip you with advanced IT skills. You will apply your knowledge and skills by conducting a development project.

Why this programme

-The University of Glasgow’s School of Computing Science is consistently highly ranked achieving 1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2014)
-With a 97% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2014, the School of Computing Science continues to meet student expectations combining both teaching excellence and a supportive learning environment.
-The School is a member of the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance: SICSA. This collaboration of Scottish universities aims to develop Scotland's place as a world leader in Informatics and Computer Science research and education.
-You will have opportunities to meet employers who come to make recruitment presentations, and often seek to recruit our graduates during the programme.
-You will benefit from having 24-hour access to a computer laboratory equipped with state-of-the-art hardware and software.

Programme structure

Modes of delivery of the MSc in Information Technology include lectures, seminars and tutorials and allow students the opportunity to take part in lab, project and team work.

Core courses
-Database theory and applications
-Programming
-Software engineering
-Software project management
-Systems and networks
-Group project

Plus one of the following specialist courses:
-Enterprise computing
-Human-centred security.

Optional courses
-Advanced programming
-Algorithms and data structures
-Cyber security
-Digitisation
-Human computer interaction: design and evaluation
-Internet technology
-Safety critical systems

Accreditation

MSc Information Technology is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS).

Industry links and employability

-The School of Computing Science has extensive contacts with industrial partners who contribute to several of their taught courses, through active teaching, curriculum development, and panel discussion. Recent contributors include representatives from IBM, J.P. Morgan, Amazon, Adobe and Red Hat.
-Employers are interested in graduates who have a combination of good technical skills and well-developed personal skills, and in this respect graduates of the MSc in Information Technology from the University of Glasgow are particularly well placed.
-During the programme students have an opportunity to develop and practice relevant professional and transferrable skills, and to meet and learn from employers about working in the IT industry.

Career prospects

BCS Accredited DegreeFormer students are now employed in the chemical, electronics, travel, food, and oil industries, in banking and insurance, in software houses, in retailing, in education, in the health service, in management consultancy, in civil engineering, and in other sectors. Some graduates apply their newly-acquired IT skills within their existing careers, or move into research or teaching.

Graduates of this programme have gone on to positions such as:
-Programmer at Ciber
-IT Software Developer at Lockheed Martin (Amor Group Ltd)
-Web Developer at Emerald Design
-Web and Mobile Developer at SwarmOnline Ltd
-Technical Consultant at Kana Verint
-Project Manager at Equator
-IT Consultant at Agile Solutions
-Business Analyst at Reply Ltd
-Analyst at Agile Solutions (GB) Ltd
-Developer at SwarmOnline
-Associate Software Engineer at Moody’s
-Technical Analyst at QueryClick
-Graduate Applications Developer at Baillie Gifford
-Junior Software Developer at TBR Global
-Junior Developer at OLM Group
-Graduate Digital Developer at Tesco Bank
-Process Development Trainee at Elaine’s Vehicles
-Associate Software Engineering at KANA Software
-Graduate Developer at V.Ships Crewing
-Software Developer at SEEMiS Group LLP
-Application Developer at JP Morgan
-Technical Graduate Trainee at Fujitsu

Visit the Information Technology - MSc page on the University of Glasgow website for more details!

Student Profiles
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Career Development Loans - 20+ Awards

Career Development Loans are available through a partnership arrangement between the Employment Department and four banks: Barclays, the Clydesdale, the Co-Operative and the Royal Bank of Scotland. Loans are available for vocational courses lasting up to one year.

Value of Scholarship(s)

various

Eligibility

Career Development Loans are available through a partnership arrangement between the Employment Department and four banks: Barclays, the Clydesdale, the Co-Operative and the Royal Bank of Scotland. Loans are available for vocational courses lasting up to one year.

Application Procedure

Contact Details:
Career Development Loans
FREEPOST
Newcastle upon Tyne X
NE85 1BRTel: 0800 585 505

Further Information

http://www.lifelonglearning.co.uk


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Carnegie-Cameron Bursaries - No. of awards TBC

Carnegie-Cameron Taught Postgraduate Bursaries are awarded towards the payment of tuition fees for one-year taught postgraduate Masters programmes offered by a Scottish university. The bursaries aim to enable students to enhance their employability in their chosen field, develop their specialist skills or supplement existing ones, thus bettering their career prospects.Candidates will be selected on the basis of their merit and promise, and of their financial circumstances. The most important selection criteria should be those envisaged by Andrew Carnegie: that the candidates be qualified and deserving, industrious and ambitious, and that they would derive particular benefit from a one-year taught postgraduate degree, which they would be unlikely to attend without the award. The Bursaries should not be considered as a stepping stone for further study at PhD level and preference will be given to candidates with a clear career plan outside academia. Certificates or diplomas are not eligible degree. One-year taught postgraduate courses may be attended on a part-time basis over two consecutive years.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£4,000.00

Eligibility

- be of Scottish birth OR
- be of Scottish extraction (have at least one parent born in Scotland) OR
- have received three full years of secondary, further and/or higher education in Scotland
- Have permanent leave to remain in the UK
- hold an offer of a place for a taught postgraduate Masters that will enhance their employability in their chosen field, develop their specialist skills, or supplement existing ones, thus bettering their career prospects.

Application Procedure

Applicants should first secure an offer of a place for a postgraduate taught programme at the University of Glasgow; the Admissions application will be reviewed by the panel.Applicants should then complete the application form and attach the following supporting documents:
- Proof of Scottish birth or descent: copy of birth certificate of applicant or parent if Scottish by descent OR Proof of residence for schooling: copy of Scottish Qualifications Authority for Standard Grades/Highers/HNC/HND
- Copy of last three full bank or building society statementsPlease note: The application form and supporting documents should be submitted electronically to [email protected] and not to the Carnegie Cameron.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=25


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Carnegie Trust - No. of awards TBC

Established in 1901 under a Trust Deed signed by Andrew Carnegie, the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland aims to provide “funds for improving and extending the opportunities for scientific study and research in the Universities of Scotland”. For over a century, the Trust has funded student fees, scholarships, bursaries and research grants. It operates across all academic disciplines to encourage wider access to higher education and further research in the Scottish universities. With annual funding of around £2.5 million, the Trust is one of the largest educational grant giving charities in ScotlandA member of staff of a Scottish university must nominate applicants. The Trust also administers a small number of Caledonian Research Foundation Scholarships under similar regulations. Nomination forms are available from the Carnegie Trust.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Various

Eligibility

The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland awards a small number of research scholarships to graduates of Scottish Universities who achieve first-class Honours. Eligibility criteria depends on each scheme offered by the Carnegie Trust. All schemes funded by the Trust are available on their website. http://www.carnegie-trust.org/schemes/

Application Procedure

See details of all funding schemes on the Trust's website. http://www.carnegie-trust.org/schemes/

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=24


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Glasgow Alumni Scholarship - Single Award

As a University of Glasgow student you’re already improving your chances of getting a foot on the career ladder you want - most of our new graduates either start work or go onto further study within a year. By studying for a postgraduate taught degree you will expand your skills, knowledge and experience for your future career. Opportunities span full-time, part-time and distance learning, allowing you the opportunity to learn from our world-leading scholars.

Value of Scholarship(s)

A reduction of 10% in the fee for postgraduate taught programmes

Eligibility

Glasgow Graduates’ Scholarships are available to all Alumni of the University of Glasgow (including Junior Year Abroad and Exchange Students) who wish to continue with Postgraduate studies. The scholarships are open to students who are fully self-funded and students can only be in receipt of one scholarship at a time. Part-time scholarships will be valid for the expected length of the programme.

Application Procedure

[email protected]

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/homeandeuscholarships/postgraduatetaught/#d.en.134254


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SAAS - The Postgraduate Certificate of Education - 20+ Awards

The award pays fees and provides maintenance funding in the form of an income contingent loan. Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria above.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Various

Eligibility

The SAAS provides funding for Scottish domiciled students studying full time postgraduate courses. This means that you will have to have been ordinarily resident in the British Isles for the three years immediately proceeding the academic year in which the course begins. If you are not a UK or EU national you must be settled in the UK as indicated by the Immigration Act of 1971. You must also be ordinarily resident in Scotland at the time of application. Responsibility for the Scottish Studentship Scheme has now been transferred to the AHRB. Previously this was administered by the SAAS.

Application Procedure

Postgraduate Awards
Student Awards Agency for Scotland
Gyleview House
3 Redheughs Rigg
Edinburgh
EH12 9HHTel: 0131 244 4667

Further Information

http://www.saas.gov.uk/


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Stevenson Exchange Scholarships (students from Scottish universities) - Single Award

Founded in 1932 and 1935 by Sir Daniel Stevenson, Bt.LLD, Chancellor of the University for the promotion of friendly relations between the students of Scotland, Germany, France and Spain. Scholars are required to pay their own travel expenses. A limited amount of scholarships may be awarded for periods of not less than four months.Value: Award level can vary subject to interview performance.

Value of Scholarship(s)

varioua

Eligibility

Open to undergraduates and postgraduates of any Faculty at any Scottish University where French, Spanish and German is studied and tenable at any French, Spanish or German University. Students must be no older than 25. However, in special cases applications may be considered from candidates up to the age of 35. The scholarships may be held with assistantships and other awards at the discretion of the committee.

Application Procedure

Recruitment and International Office
The Fraser Building
65 Hillhead Street
University of Glasgow
Glasgow G12 8QQE-mail: [email protected] Deadline: 31 January 2012

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/homeandeuscholarships/postgraduatetaught/#d.en.134254


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Stevenson Exchange Scholarships (students from France, Spain and Germany) - Single Award

Founded in 1932 and 1935 by Sir Daniel Stevenson, Bt.LLD, Chancellor of the University for the promotion of friendly relations between the students of Scotland, Germany, France and Spain. Scholars are required to pay their own travel expenses. A limited amount of scholarships may be awarded for periods of not less than four months.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£200-£4,000.00. Award level can vary subject to application and proposals

Eligibility

Open to undergraduates and postgraduates from France, Germany or Spain who intend to pursue further studies at any University in Scotland will normally be not more than 25 years of age.

Application Procedure

Please download our Stevenson Exchange application form (incoming) . Applicants from Germany must be nominated by the DAAD, and those from Spain by the British Council in Madrid. Applicants from France may apply directly and submit their application form and to: [email protected] Details:
Celine Reynaud
Recruitment and International Office
The Fraser Building
65 Hillhead Street
University of Glasgow
Glasgow G12 8QQ
E-mail: [email protected]: 28 February 2012

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/homeandeuscholarships/postgraduatetaught/#d.en.134254


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Scottish Funding Council MSc Places: Engineering and Computing Science - 20+ Awards

The College of Science and Engineering is proud to announce that we have Scottish Funding Council funding for MSc programmes available for the September 2013 intake. Places are available in the following programmes:• MSc Information Technology*
• MSc Software Engineering (MSc)*
• MSc Aeronautical Engineering
• MSc Nanoscience and Nanotechnology*** These programmes are intended for graduates of disciplines other than computing.
** Science graduates may apply for this programme.This funding provides students with an excellent opportunity to gain additional skills and expertise at a postgraduate level, with programmes being selected on the basis of industry skills gaps in Scotland.We encourage applicants to apply by 31 May 2013 in the first instance.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Tuition fees only

Eligibility

These places are open for applicants domiciled in Scotland and the European Union.

Application Procedure

Interested students should apply using the online application form.Contact: [email protected]

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/scienceengineering/graduateschool/prospectivestudents/scholarshipsandsupport/sfcfunding/


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Santander Scholarship - No. of awards TBC

Santander Universities UK is a global network, which exists to help provide students with the support they need to become tomorrow's leaders. The Santander fund awards to outstanding students and give them the possibility to travel abroad to continue their studies.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5000

Eligibility

- Hold an offer of a place for a one-year postgraduate taught masters at the University of Glasgow
- Be a national of Argentina Belgium Brazil Chile China Colombia England Germany Ghana Mexico Northern Ireland Poland Peru Portugal Puerto Rico Russia Scotland Singapore South Korea Spain United Arab Emirates UK Uruguay Venezuela USA Wales

Application Procedure

Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship. Offers will be made to outstanding applicants for our postgraduate taught programmes based on academic merit. There is no separate application form required.Students who have been awarded a scholarship will normally be notified within six weeks of making an application. If you do not hear from us within this time, you should assume you have not been awarded a scholarship.Deadline: 26 April 2013

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=103


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Scotland's Saltire Scholarship - No. of awards TBC

Gain an internationally recognised qualification and take your career to new heights. This exciting scholarship opportunity is open to Canadian, Chinese, Indian and US nationals and is aimed at encouraging bright, talented and hard working individuals to live, work and study in Scotland. Awards are available for full time graduate study. Courses must be masters programmes, and can be either taught or research.This exciting scholarship opportunity is open to citizens from USA, Canada, the Republic of China or India. Only applicants with a very good undergraduate degree will be considered (3.2 GPA or equivalent) and students wishing to apply for this scholarship should have already received either a Conditional or Unconditional offer from the University of Glasgow and be able to demonstrate that they can meet the costs of living and remaining tuition fees. The scholarships are not available to US students who have already completed their undergraduate studies at an institution in Scotland. The course must be full time and delivered in Scotland and not online or by distance learning.

Value of Scholarship(s)

2,000 towards tuition fees

Eligibility

- Be a national of Canada, China, India or USA
- Have obtained an offer of a place to study full-time at the University of Glasgow. On-line and distance learning courses are not eligible for funding
- Preferably have a place on a one-year postgraduate taught masters
- Have not previously completed undergraduate studies at a Scottish University

Application Procedure

Applications should be made at the following website:http://www.scotland.org/study-in-scotland/scholarships/saltire-scholarships/

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=109


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University of Glasgow Country Scholarships - 20+ Awards

The University of Glasgow will award a total of 40 postgraduate scholarships worth £5,000 across each of the 4 Colleges. The scholarships will be awarded as a tuition fee discount and are for students who are resident in the following countries:
Brazil, Canada, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, USA
A maximum of 5 scholarships are available per country. Clinical courses are not eligible.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5,000

Eligibility

- obtain a degree equivalent to a UK 2.1 Hons or better
- hold an offer of a place for a postgraduate taught programme in any of the 4 University Colleges
- be classed as International students for fee purposes be a National of Brazil Canada Egypt Ghana Indonesia Japan Jordan Kenya Malaysia Nigeria Pakistan South Korea Taiwan Thailand or United States of America

Application Procedure

Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship. Offers will be made to outstanding applicants for our postgraduate taught programmes based on academic merit. There is no separate application form required.Students who have been awarded a scholarship will normally be notified within six weeks of making an application. If you do not hear from us within this time, you should assume you have not been awarded a scholarship.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/international/postgraduatetaught/universityscholarships/#d.en.248616


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University Trust International Leadership Scholarship - 20+ Awards

The University of Glasgow offer 52 University Trust International Leadership scholarships to international (non-EU) students starting a postgraduate taught Masters programme in any discipline. 12 awards worth £10,000 and 40 awards worth £5000 will be awarded as a tuition fees discount.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5,000-£10,000

Eligibility

- demonstrate academic excellence and achieve grades equivalent to UK 1st Class Honours
- hold an offer of a place for a postgraduate taught programme for admission in 2015
- be classed as International students for fee purposes

Application Procedure

Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship. Offers will be made to outstanding applicants for our postgraduate masters programmes based on academic merit. There is no separate application form required.Students who have been awarded a scholarship will normally be notified within six weeks of making an application. If you do not hear from us within this time, you should assume you have not been awarded a scholarship.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=154


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UKEAS Glasgow Academic Elite Scholarship - Single Award

The successful applicant will receive a £2000 scholarship. £1000 will be awarded as a fee discount by the University of Glasgow. £1000 will be awarded directly to the student by UKEAS.Applicants must be self funded, have a permanent home address in mainland China and have an excellent undergraduate degree.

Value of Scholarship(s)

2,000

Eligibility

The University of Glasgow will co-operate with the UKEAS educational agent in China to offer 1 scholarship to a suitably qualified Chinese student applying through UKEAS and accepted to a postgraduate taught programme at the University of Glasgow for September 2013 entry.

Application Procedure

For more information, please visit http://www.ukeas.com.cn/zhuanti/university/glasgow.html

Further Information

http://www.ukeas.com.cn/zhuanti/university/glasgow.html


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Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme - No. of awards TBC

Commonwealth Scholarships are available each year to fund Commonwealth citizens' study in the UK for undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications. A range of scholarships are available for citizens of Commonwealth countries other than the UK. Further information is available on the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission website. http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/The scholarship usually covers tuition fee, travel expenses and a stipend. Please refer to the terms and conditions of the scheme you are applying to.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Various

Eligibility

A range of scholarships are available for citizens of Commonwealth countries other than the UK. Check the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission's website for criteria for each schemes. http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/

Application Procedure

Application is made through the nominating agency (frequently the Education Ministry/Government Department or similar) of the applicant's home country. The nominating agency selects the best applications and forwards these to the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission. Please check out the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission website above for individual countries' eligibility criteria and deadlines for application.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=32


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University of Glasgow/Glasgow International College Achievement Award - 6 Awards

The University of Glasgow/Glasgow International College Achievement Award offers 6 x £3000 tuition fee discounts for one year postgraduate taught programmes and for the first year of undergraduate programmes for 2013/14.

Value of Scholarship(s)

3,000

Eligibility

This exciting scholarship is only available to current students of Glasgow International College who are applying to go on to study at one of the following Colleges: MVLS*, Social Sciences or Science and Engineering. Candidates must have achieved an overall pass rate of 70% and have a final attendance rate of +90%.* Life Sciences only, all clinical courses are excluded
**Offers of the scholarship may be conditional on results due at the end of August

Application Procedure

Online Application FormDeadline: Closing date is 26 April 2013

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/international/postgraduatetaught/universityscholarships/#d.en.248615


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FindAMasters Masters Scholarships 2015 - 8 Awards

FindAMasters is offering 8 Postgraduate scholarships for students wishing to start a Masters course in autumn 2013 at any European (EU) institution.Amount: 1 general award worth £1000, and 7 x £500 subject specific awards:
• Masters scholarship in Arts
• Masters scholarship in Biological Sciences
• Masters scholarship in Medical Sciences and Health
• Masters scholarship in Business, Finance and Law
• Masters scholarship in Engineering, Maths and Computing
• Masters scholarship in Humanities and social Sciences
• Masters scholarship in Physical, Chemical and earth Sciences.
Awards will be paid via your university.

Value of Scholarship(s)

1 general award worth £1000, and 7 x £500 subject specific awards

Eligibility

The Scholarships are open to students of any nationality and are available for study at any state-accredited EU or EEA University. Candidates must have formally accepted a place on a course to be eligible. A full list of Terms and Conditions will be sent to registrants before they apply.

Application Procedure

Register your interest by signing up to FindAMasters email newsletter. You will be sent details of how to apply for the scholarships in June.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=48


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Graham Trust Bursary Scheme - No. of awards TBC

The Graham Trust was established by Charter from the City of Glasgow in 1759 with the original aim of “….distribution to persons of the name of Graham or descendants of persons of that name such sums as they shall just requisite and to put poor boys of the name or descendants of such persons of the name, to schools and trades, in order to enable them to gain a livelihood and to be useful members of society.”The Trust now provides one-off bursaries of up to £500 to students with the surname of Graham studying at higher/further education establishments in the Glasgow area.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Up to £500

Eligibility

To be eligible applicants must
- Have the surname of Graham
- Be studying at higher/further education establishments in the Glasgow area.

Application Procedure

Complete the Graham Trust Bursary application form and return it to:
Annabel Bath - [email protected]

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=58


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Aga Khan Foundation - International Scholarship Programme - No. of awards TBC

The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from select developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies, in order to prepare them for employment, primarily within the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).
The Foundation gives priority to requests for Master's level courses but may consider applications for PhD programmes, in the case of outstanding students who are highly recommended for doctoral studies by their professors and who need a PhD for the fulfilment of their career objectives (academic or research oriented).
Applications for short-term courses are not considered; neither are applications from students who have already started their course of study.To be eligible applicants must
- Be nationals of the following countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique. May also be considered those originally from these countries but currently living in France, Portugal, UK, USA and Canada, who are interested in development-related studies and who have no other means of financing their education.
- Demonstrate consistently excellent academic records
- Show evidence of genuine financial need
- Have obtained admission to a highly reputable university or programme of study
- Establish relevance of the field of study to AKDN’s focus areas
- Provide thoughtful and coherent educational and career plans, their extra-curricular interests and achievements, potential to achieve their goals and likelihood to succeed in a foreign academic environment.
- Have some years of work experience in their field of interest.Preference is given to students under 30 years of age.Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant : 50% loan basis.
The Foundation assists students with tuition fees and living expenses only. The cost of travel is not included in AKF scholarships. Funding for PhD programmes is only provided for the first two years of study, after which the students are expected to find alternative sources of assistance. Financial assistance is provided according to the needs of students, but the International Scholarship Programme must be considered a lender of last resort. Preference is given to those who have been able to secure some funding from alternative sources.

Value of Scholarship(s)

50% grant : 50% loan basis

Eligibility

- Be nationals of the following countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique. May also be considered those originally from these countries but currently living in France, Portugal, UK, USA and Canada, who are interested in development-related studies and who have no other means of financing their education.
- Demonstrate consistently excellent academic records
- Show evidence of genuine financial need
- Have obtained admission to a highly reputable university or programme of study
- Establish relevance of the field of study to AKDN’s focus areas

Application Procedure

Application forms can be obtained as of 1st January from AKF offices or Aga Khan Education Services/Boards in the applicant’s country of current residence.
The application procedures of AKF's International Scholarship Programme are decentralised. Completed applications should be returned to the agency from which the form was obtained. They should not be sent to Geneva.
Applicants should be prepared to be interviewed by local Scholarship Committees about their financial situation, their academic performance, extra-curricular achievements and career plans. Applications and Interview reports of shortlisted candidates are sent to Geneva for the final selection.
The annual Scholarship Selection Meeting takes place in late June or early July and the Aga Khan Foundation notifies all students of the outcome of their application shortly thereafter.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=185


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College of Science and Engineering Deans' Award - 6 Awards

The College of Science and Engineering is offering six scholarships worth £10,000 each towards tuition fees for academically excellent students wishing to study an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Taught programme within the College’s programme portfolio.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£10,000

Eligibility

The scholarships will be awarded to applicants from Brazil, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Mauritius, and Mexico. They are open to students applying to all undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes within the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Glasgow. Scholarship criteria: academic excellence and personal achievement. Applicants must hold a conditional or unconditional offer in order to be considered. Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their academic qualifications.

Application Procedure

Candidates holding an offer will automatically be reviewed on the deadline date. Those apply after the deadline will be considered in the next wave. No candidate will be considered after 31st March 2015 as these scholarships will be closed.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=230


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College of Science and Engineering Graduate School - No. of awards TBC

The College of Sciences and Engineering Graduate School offers a range of scholarships and funding opportunities each year.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Variable

Eligibility

Check the Graduate School website for further information. http://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/scienceengineering/graduateschool/scholarships/

Application Procedure

Please refer to individual schemes. http://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/scienceengineering/graduateschool/scholarships/

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=166


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Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust - Postgraduate Bursaries - No. of awards TBC

The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust Postgraduate Bursaries are designed to provide support for eligible UK students i.e. those who are (or who are connected with) Commercial Travellers, Grocers or Chemists, in financial need undertaking full-time Postgraduate degree courses at institutions in the United Kingdom, leading to recognised qualifications (e.g. PhD/MSc). Bursaries will generally be awarded for either the whole of a postgraduate course or its remaining duration. They will not generally be awarded for periods prior to this.Funds are intended for those in financial hardship requiring funds for tuition and examination fees, travel costs, study materials and accommodation. The continuation of bursary payments is conditional on the student continuing their full-time registration, their satisfactory academic performance and there being no material change of their financial circumstances.Value:
Up to £5,000. This amount may be adjusted according to the applicant’s personal financial need and to the amount of funds available.Bursaries will be paid to the university rather than directly to the student. This payment will be made after the receipt of an invoice or a letter requesting the funds.
This document should indicate the student’s name and period of each claim. Any unspent funds should be returned if a student fails to complete their course or the host institution decides to terminate the course for any reason. The host institution should submit a brief report by the beginning of September following the end of the academic year. This report should state that the academic progress of the student has been satisfactory, that the student’s financial situation has remained unchanged and that the host institution will continue to administer the award and keep the Trust informed of any relevant changes.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Up to £5,000

Eligibility

- normally have been resident in the United Kingdom
- either be (or be the son or daughter, spouse, widow or widower of) a Commercial Traveller, Chemist, or Grocer, according to the definitions (“the eligible individual”).
- provide justification for their reasons for applying for a bursary and submit with their application form the "Declaration and Justification of Financial Need" form signed by the eligible individual.
- be registered for any full-time postgraduate degree course at a higher or further education institution in the UK

Application Procedure

Submit an online application https://grants.leverhulme-trade.org.uk/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fIndex.aspxDeadline: 1 October each year

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=170


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Postgraduate Talent Scholarships - No. of awards TBC

The University of Glasgow awards Postgraduate Talent Scholarships each academic year to support students who could face financial difficulties in taking up their place to study at the University. The value of each scholarship is £2,000 and they are for students undertaking a one year Taught Masters programme in any of the University’s colleges.Please note, It is the applicant’s responsibility to send the evidence requested to [email protected] by the stated deadline. Applications cannot and will not be considered without the relevant documents and information to support them.Please note also, your personal statement should evidence a commitment to your chosen course of study and detail how your personal circumstances may make it difficult for you to take up your place.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£2,000

Eligibility

- intend to commence a 1 year full-time postgraduate Taught Masters programme in September 2015.
- not previously have undertaken postgraduate study.
provide evidence of excellent academic achievement in their undergraduate studies (i.e. 2:1 degree classification, or above).
- not be in receipt of a University scholarship.
- be ordinarily resident in Scotland for 3 years prior to the start of their programme for a purpose other than studying and be classified as a ‘Home’ student for fee purposes.
- provide evidence that their circumstances are such that they may find it difficult to take up a place at the University for financial or other reasons.

Application Procedure

See http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=93

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=93


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Scottish Power / Fundacion Iberdrola - No. of awards TBC

Description:
The Scottish Power Foundation (Fundacion Iberdrola) is providing students the opportunity to gain scholarships for Masters study at the University of Glasgow.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£14,400 per year towards living expenses

Eligibility

To be eligible applicants must be:
• nationals of UK, Spain or USA
• hold a place for one of the eligible programmes commencing September 2015

Application Procedure

Online Registration Form http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=111

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=111


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The Lloyd's Register Foundation scholarship - No. of awards TBC

Description:
Lloyd's Register Foundation is an independent charity working to achieve advances in transportation, science, engineering and technology education, training and research worldwide for the benefit of all. The Lloyd’s Register Foundation Scholarships are prestigious scholarships which support high-achieving students studying a postgraduate taught Masters in the College of Science and Engineering.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Tuition fee waiver for home and international students

Eligibility

To be eligible applicants must
- hold an offer for one of the eligible programmes
- hold, or expect to achieve, an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK First Class Honours undergraduate degreeThe Scholarship is open to Home/EU/International applicants.

Application Procedure

Email your Case for Support to [email protected]

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=131


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Chevening Scholarship - No. of awards TBC

Description:
- Chevening Scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations.
- The scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential.
- Awards are typically for a one year Master’s degree at universities across the UK.
- There are over 44,000 Chevening Alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network.For further information, please refer to the Chevening website. http://www.chevening.org/Deadline:
3 November 2015 at 23:59 UK time.

Value of Scholarship(s)

All or part of overall costs

Eligibility

- Chevening Scholarships are for talented professionals who have been identified as potential future leaders across a wide range of fields, including politics, business, the media, civil society, religion, and academia.- Applicants should be high calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual, and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership.- Chevening Scholarships are available to students from more than 160 countries and territories worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU).

Application Procedure

Applications for 2016/2017 Chevening Scholarships opened on 3 August 2015. The application closing date is 3 November 2015 at 12:00 GMT (midday UK time).
Applications must be submitted via the Chevening website. http://www.chevening.org/
Please refer to the guidance on the website before applying, including the frequently asked questions.
You should also refer to the country webpages on the Chevening website which contain guidance for applicants from your country, including priority subject areas.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=27


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Clark (Mile-End) Bursary Fund - No. of awards TBC

Description:
The Clark (Mile-End) Bursary Fund is a charitable endowment which was established in 1868. It is now governed by Rules laid down in a a 1974 Scheme (as varied with the consent of the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator in 2013). It provides a few grants each year to students studying in the Universities of Glasgow or Strathclyde.Deadline:
31 October each year

Value of Scholarship(s)

£750 - £2,000

Eligibility

Awards are open to all students of the University. In terms of the Scheme rules the Governors tend to give preference to students entering their first year at University but this is not a rigid rule.
They are granted at the discretion of the Governors of the Fund on the basis of merit and promise and following interview.

Application Procedure

How to apply:
Clark (Mile-End) Application Forms should be submitted to the Clerk on the prescribed form for consideration at the annual meeting of
the Governors in November. Interviews are held at the Governors’ meeting in November.Contact:
David Reith
Clark (Mile-End) Bursary Fund
Caledonian Exchange - 19A Canning Street
Edinburgh EH3 8HE
Email: [email protected]

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=173


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Fulbright Commission - No. of awards TBC

Description:
Established in 1946, the Fulbright Scholarship program aims to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries, through the exchange of persons, knowledge and skills. Approximately 20 Fulbright Scholarships are awarded each year to US graduates, regardless of age or subject, to study outside the USA. These awards are made on a competitive basis and are for the academic year of nine months. However, students on a 12 month taught Masters degree may be eligible to receive a three month extension.Awards are available for lecturing or advanced research for a minimum of three months. Fellowships are offered for research librarians and academic administrators to spend three months gaining experience in the UK. Arts fellowships and professional fellowships are awarded to individuals in a variety of fields to enable them to spend a period of six to nine months in the UK. The Fulbright Commission promotes educational and cultural exchange between the United States and the United Kingdom in order to enhance mutual understanding and strengthen relations between the two countries. Fulbright makes awards through open competition to outstanding graduates who demonstrate leadership qualities and potential leaders of professional, academic and artistic excellence who are recognised in their field.

Value of Scholarship(s)

The awards cover fares, tuition fees, maintenance, books and incidental expenses.

Eligibility

Awards are made to US graduate students for pre-doctoral study in the UK. Minimum grade point average: 3.5. Priority will be given to those students who completed their first degree within the last five years. Students can follow a taught course, carry out doctoral research for a US PhD, or spend a year in independent study related to their career.

Application Procedure

For information about how to apply, further details on eligibility criteria and the value of the scholarships, contact the Institute of International Education.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=50


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Inlaks Foundation Scholarship - No. of awards TBC

Description:
Inlaks Scholarships provide young Indian people a chance to further their education and skills by having the opportunity to study abroad at a leading American, UK or European institution. There are two types of scholarships available: one for university programmes and one for specific programmes proposed by the candidate.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Variable

Eligibility

Candidates must be
- Indian nationals
- be resident in India at time of applying have completed a first degree in India
- be under 30 years old on 1st July in the year of application

Application Procedure

Further information on the scholarship and the application can be found on the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation website. http://www.inlaksfoundation.org/inlaks-scholarship.aspx#Inlaks _Scholarship

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=67


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Said Foundation - 20+ Awards

The Said Foundation aims to promote education and development in the Middle East. To this end, the Foundation offers 20 postgraduate scholarships annually to outstanding individuals who demonstrate the potential to become leaders and innovators of change. Scholarships are primarily offered for one year postgraduate programmes but in exceptional circumstances it may be possible to consider applicants for two-year programmes. The Foundation is able to provide full or partial scholarships for masters' degrees at partner universities in the UK.To be eligible applicants must
- have a first degree equivalent to a UK 2.1 Honours degree or higher- be under 35 years of age at the beginning of the 2014/15 academic year- be Jordanian, Lebanese, Syrian or Palestinian (including Palestinians inside Israel). Priority is given to those residing in the target countriest- demonstrate that their chosen course of study will be of use to your home country or the Middle East region- demonstrate leadership potential- hold an offer for a one-year postgraduate taught Masters and provide evidence that the language requirement is met- sign a binding undertaking to apply the skills and knowledge you have gained in one of the Foundation's target countries No work experience is necessary, although preference will be given to those with work experience. If the applicant lacks work experience the Foundation can consider experience gained from voluntary or community activities or participation in activities whilst at university. Applications from candidates whose siblings or spouses are currently being supported by the Foundation cannot be considered.Deadline:
23.59PM on 30 November 2015

Value of Scholarship(s)

Full scholarship

Eligibility

- have a first degree equivalent to a UK 2.1 Honours degree or higher
- be under 35 years of age at the beginning of the 2014/15 academic year
- be Jordanian, Lebanese, Syrian or Palestinian (including Palestinians inside Israel). Priority is given to those residing in the target countriest
- demonstrate that their chosen course of study will be of use to your home country or the Middle East region
- demonstrate leadership potential

Application Procedure

Please read the Guidance Notes for Applicants then complete the online form by 12 December each year. Outcome of applications will be announced in April.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=99


(Scholarship)

School of Computing Science: International Excellence Awards - No. of awards TBC

The School aims to attract academically talented students from around the world to study a postgraduate taught programme and provide them with an intellectually demanding, research and industry-informed education. Guaranteed excellence scholarships are available to international candidates with a 1st class UK-equivalent honours degree of 75% and above. Separate application for this scholarship is not required.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5000

Eligibility

- be classed as international for fee purposes
- hold a conditional or unconditional offer for a Computing Science postgraduate taught programme

Application Procedure

Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship. Offers will be madeto outstanding applicants based on academic merit. There is no separate application form required.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=193


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The Japan Scotland Association Scholarship - No. of awards TBC

The Japan Scotland Association has set up this scholarship scheme to help improve links between Japan and Scotland. The scheme will assist Japanese students at Master’s level of any speciality studying at Scottish Universities.

Value of Scholarship(s)

tbc

Eligibility

- be a Japanese national planning to enter a postgraduate programme at Master’s level at a Scottish University
- be someone who undertakes to be active in the Japan Scotland Association after completion of their studies
- have an offer of a place at a Scottish University to be considered

Application Procedure

Description of the application process can be found on the JSA homepage. http://www.jpn-scot.com/

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=130


(Scholarship)

£1000 New Programme Discount 2015 - No. of awards TBC

The University of Glasgow offer a £1000 fee discount to international students undertaking a new one year full-time postgraduate taught masters programmes.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£1000

Eligibility

Full-time and distance learning. The scholarships are open to students who are self-funded. Students can only be in receipt of one scholarship at a time.

Application Procedure

The discount is applied at registration. No additional application is required.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=5


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University of Glasgow Country Scholarships - 20+ Awards

The University of Glasgow award a total of 40 postgraduate scholarships worth £5,000. Scholarships are available to students entering any of the University’s colleges and are awarded as a tuition fee discount.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5,000

Eligibility

- obtain a degree equivalent to a UK 2.1 Hons or better
- hold an offer of a place for a postgraduate taught programme in any of the 4 University Colleges
- be classed as International students for fee purposes be a National of Brazil Canada Egypt Ghana Indonesia Japan Jordan Kenya Malaysia Nigeria Pakistan South Korea Taiwan Thailand or United States of America

Application Procedure

Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship. Offers will be made to outstanding applicants for our postgraduate taught programmes based on academic merit. There is no separate application form required.Students who have been awarded a scholarship will normally be notified within six weeks of making an application. If you do not hear from us within this time, you should assume you have not been awarded a scholarship.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=150



Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree of equivalent (eg GPA 3.0 or equivalent) in a subject other than computing science.

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