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Health Studies: Tuition Fees and Funding

Tuition fees, funding and bursaries available for programmes at the Faculty of Health Studies vary according to:

  • the level of programme that you are studying
  • the way the programme is funded
  • when you are starting your course

Please see the Fees and Financial Support website for information on fees and funding for all undergraduate courses from 2017/18 entry onwards.

Funding - postgraduate

Healthcare staff within the Yorkshire and Humber Region

Funding through Health Education England (HEE) within the Yorkshire and Humber Contract

Students applying to the Faculty of Health Studies to study a Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (SSPRD) module or programme may be able to access funding via our Health Education England within Yorkshire and the Humber NHS contract for the cost of their course fees.  Funding is allocated on an academic year basis and is subject to availability. 

For more information on eligibility criteria please visit the HEYH website, or download their funding guide (external links).

Students who wish to apply for this funding will need to provide a funding letter from their employer (on a letterhead) confirming their employment in that organisation and that their employer supports their studies.

Alternatively, please complete one of the funding forms below, attaching a compliment slip or stamp to verify employer support:

Please be aware that employer support does not guarantee the availability of funding.

Alternative Sources of Funding

Government Professional and Career Development Loans

Professional and Career Development Loans (external link) are available to help students pay towards training and education which will improve their job prospects or support career changes.

Bursaries and Grants

The following organisations, unions and businesses offer bursaries and grants to support professionals or members to undertake further education towards their career:

  • Nursing Research - The Florence Nightingale Foundation (external link) offers research scholarships to undertake a course in research methods, research modules or a dissertation/thesis as part of an academic course of study
  • Physiotherapy - The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (external link) offers some funding for Physiotherapists who wish to undertake career development training at postgraduate level

Payments to the University

The University of Bradford provides a number of options for students to pay their fees, more information can be found at Fees and Financial Support.

Postgraduate loan for Master's study

From 2016/17, the Government is providing a loan of up to £10,000 per student for postgraduate Master’s study, through Student Finance England.

Find out more on our Fees and Financial Support website.

Alumni Discount Scheme

Fee discount for University of Bradford Graduates who started courses from September 2013 onwards

Alumni of the University of Bradford will receive a 15% discount on their tuition fees if they achieved a 2:2 or above in their undergraduate degree.

The discount is available for:

  • Self funded students only
  • All students progressing onto a Master's or a PhD programme from an undergraduate degree
  • All students progressing from a taught Master's onto a PhD programme
  • Alumni wishing to study a second undergraduate degree
  • Students who have studied here as part of an exchange, e.g. Erasmus
  • Students who have completed an undergraduate programme at one of our partner institutions and then wish to continue their studies at postgraduate level here at Bradford; or students studying a premium fee programme by distance learning.

However, students may only claim one discount or bursary from the University towards their study, e.g. students may not receive a Postgraduate Bursary and the fee discount. The exception is that International students may receive the Country Specific Scholarship for World Bank Countries or the International Academic Excellence Scholarships of £2,500 and £3,500 and the Alumni Discount.

Students studying part-time will be entitled to the discount but must be enrolled for at least 60 credits each year.

More information

Email: pgbursaries@bradford.ac.uk
Tel: 01284 236637


Additional Fee Information

Recognition of Prior Learning

Students may pay lower fees if they already have qualifications or experiential learning which can be counted towards their award. Further information on this can be found in our Guide to the Recognition of Prior Learning.

Fee Discounts

For details of fee discounts for advance payment for annual fees in excess of £4500 and, payment of tuition fees by instalments see: Paying your Fees.

All alumni of the University of Bradford, regardless of when they have graduated will receive a 15% discount on their tuition fees if they achieved a 2:2 or above in their undergraduate degree.

The discount is available for:

  • All students progressing onto a Master's or a PhD programme from an undergraduate degree
  • International students progressing from a taught Master's onto a PhD programme
  • Alumni wishing to study a second undergraduate degree
  • Students who have studied here as part of an exchange, e.g. Erasmus
  • Students who have completed an undergraduate programme at one of our partner institutions and then wish to continue their studies at postgraduate level here at Bradford, or students studying a premium fee programme by distance learning.
  • Students must enrol on a minimum of 60 Credits e.g. PG Cert to take advantage of the Alumni Discount.

Will I Pay Home Fees?

To undertake a fee assessment to clarify if you will be classed as a home or international student please visit Fee Assessment.

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