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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.
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The University operates a number of Scholarship and Bursary Schemes for International (non-EU) research students. In addition, individual Faculties may be offering additional financial support for students undertaking specific research.
University discounts and bursaries
Students who have previously studied at the University of Portsmouth on undergraduate programmes wishing to follow a full time or part time postgraduate course may be entitled to a 20% discount on any self funding element of their tuition fees (this does not apply to PGCE or MArch students). To check if you and the course you wish to study are eligible for the alumni discount use the checker on our Academic Registry pages.
Business Scholarships for Masters courses
The Portsmouth Business School offers a number of scholarships for self-funding students applying for taught postgraduate study.
Postgraduate Solutions Bursaries
Postgraduate Solutions Ltd is offering the opportunity of a £500 bursary to thirteen students starting postgraduate courses in September/October 2014. Payment of the award will be made directly to the institution, and will be discounted from the fees as appropriate. Students may only apply for a bursary after they have accepted an offer of a place at their chosen institution.
Target Courses Bursaries
Target courses is giving away six bursaries of £2,000 each, to help pay course fees. The competition is open to students interested in taking a postgraduate course next year. For further information and to complete an entry, please visit Target Courses website no later than 30th June 2014.
TARGET courses Funding Database is free to use and allows students to search for funding opportunities they are eligible for based on the following: level of study; subject of study; institution; funding source and country of origin.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Testimonial Registration Module
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.