Portsmouth Business School

MBA Funding

The following scholarships and loan options apply only to MBA Strategic Leadership degree route applicants who are self-funding.  (They are not available to MBA Strategic Leadership degree Apprenticeship applicants whose tuition fees are paid directly by their employers through the apprenticeship levy.)

Postgraduate Scholarships

The Faculty of Business and Law offers a limited number of postgraduate scholarships for self-funding applicants who enrol for taught master’s degree programmes. In order to qualify, a scholarship applicant must be fully self-funding, have UK or EU nationality, have achieved a 2:1 result at undergraduate degree level and been offered a place on a postgraduate course. 

MBA Strategic Leadership course (C2747P) applicants who apply can be considered for a postgraduate scholarship; terms and conditions apply.  Further details, and a scholarship application form, are available on the Postgraduate Scholarships web page.

University Alumni Scholarship

Students who have previously studied at the University of Portsmouth at undergraduate level may be entitled to a 20% alumni scholarship on any self-funding elements of their tuition fees for full-time or part-time postgraduate courses. Further information is available on the University's alumni page.

Postgraduate Student Loans

The UK government provides postgraduate loans of up to £10,280 to UK and EU nationals for postgraduate study.  Students undertaking full-time, part-time and distance-learning Master’s programmes are eligible. Terms and conditions apply.

Prompt Payment Discount

The University offers a 2% prompt payment discount to all self-paying students who wish to pay their tuition fee in full prior to the due date on their invoice.  A tuition fee discount calculator is available to assist students in calculating their reduced fees, taking the prompt payment discount into account.