Postgraduate Courses and Funding

There are many reasons why people go into further study including:

  • Enthusiasm for subject
  • Essential for pursuing a particular career
  • Delay in making a career decision

Questions to ask yourself:

  • Does further study fit into your career plan?
  • How are you going to fund it?
  • Do you match the requirements for entry to your chosen course?
  • When do you need to apply?

Where to get advice …

  • Talk to a Careers Adviser
  • Talk to relevant academic staff
  • Attend postgraduate fairs
  • Use the information library to find out further information
  • Look on the national fully searchable postgraduate course finder

Need Postgraduate Funding?

Newman University Careers Service subscribes to The Alternative Guide To Postgraduate Funding Online. This means that you can access the UK's biggest and most popular postgraduate funding guide for free!

Just visit: and access from campus or at home using your Newman email address! If you are a prospective student, contact Melissa Clarke directly for more information:

Key features:

1. For PhD, Masters, PGCE students

2. Funding for fees, maintenance, research costs

3. Searchable Funding Database with 800+ bodies

4. All about unusual Alternative Funding Sources

5. Step-by-step guidance on how to win your grant

6. Personal and Financial Statement Assistants - The UK's official graduate careers website.

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