Eligible Programme

All Postgraduate Taught Programmes starting October 2024 or January 2024/2025 on our Loughborough and London campuses.

Includes: all full-time, part-time and distance learning MA, MSc, PGCE, PG Diploma and PG Certificate qualifications.


10% of tuition fees which will be credited to the student’s tuition fee account

Criteria and eligibility

Self-funding students who studied at and obtained their degree from Loughborough University, hold a Loughborough University validated degree from Loughborough College, or who studied at Loughborough University for one or two semesters via an Exchange programme, and are not in receipt of any other University award*.

*Only students who start their programme from October 2024 onwards and who achieve a first class degree or equivalent (with the exception of those programmes within the Creative Arts, Design, Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences departments or MArch Architecture) can combine the Alumni Bursary with the Excellence Scholarship.

Application procedure

You will automatically be awarded the Alumni Bursary, no separate application is required.

For advice on choosing a programme or changing careers with a conversion master's we recommend you speak to your personal tutor, or come to one of the postgraduate open events to meet with staff from different departments. At our events you can also speak to current master’s degree students, which is a great way to find out about their experiences of studying at the next level.