Funding your studies

Funding your studies

What are my funding options?

The following are just a selection of some of the funding options available to help support your studies online. Our dedicated postgraduate funding page contains additional information to help you manage your tuition fee payments.

Postgraduate loan

If you’re under 60, live in the UK and don’t already have a Masters degree or equivalent qualification, you can borrow up to £10,000 to help fund your studies.

Online MBA Scholarship

Nottingham Trent University is offering ten £3,400 scholarships for Online MBA students from Africa, India and the Middle East each academic year. If you are interested in our Online MBA and would like to know if you are eligible for the scholarship you can find out more here. To apply for the scholarship, you must first hold an offer from Nottingham Trent University to study on one of our Online MBA courses, please contact us for more information. Terms and conditions apply.

Employer support

Discuss your plans for postgraduate study with your employer. They may be willing to contribute towards the tuition costs, since the additional skills you acquire will benefit them too.

Grants from charities and trusts

Whatever country you’re studying in, you may find that there are educational trusts and charities that offer grants to postgraduate students.

Alumni discount

We’re happy to offer a 20% discount to many current Nottingham Trent University (NTU) students and alumni. Find out if you could be eligible by contacting us today.


Employer tuition reimbursement

Your employer may help you pay for one of our online Masters degrees. You’ll need to demonstrate to your manager or HR department how the course will add value to your company.

It’s also likely that your employer will expect a return for their investment, such as a commitment to work for a set period of time.

How online Master degrees benefit you and your employer

  • Become more effective: After studying online with NTU, you’ll be able to apply what you’ve learnt immediately in your role. You don’t have to wait until graduation to add value to your company.
  • Save the business money: Your employer is securing your future with the business by contributing to your education. It will save them significantly compared to interviewing, hiring and training a replacement.
  • Study around your schedule: Online learning gives you the flexibility to study around your existing work commitments, so you don’t need to take a break to develop your career.
  • Prove your worth: Show how studying and improving your skill set will benefit the business.

Start your journey with NTU today

To apply for one of our online courses, complete our online form or call the admissions office on 0800 032 1180 (UK) or +44 (0)115 941 8419 (International).