In this section you will find details of various funds available to either new or continuing students, based on financial need and individual circumstances.

New Student Bursary Scheme
Redundancy Support Scheme
Principal’s Discretionary Fund
Postgraduate Scholarship

University College of Estate Management (UCEM) will fund *up to 50% of the UCEM postgraduate programme fee for a limited number of new students who have demonstrated outstanding academic ability and financial need.


Who is eligible?

Applicants in any country who can demonstrate a strong academic record in their previous studies, for example, a Bachelor degree classification of a first or 2.1, or equivalent, are eligible to apply. We particularly welcome applications from international, BAME, LGBTQ+, disabled, lower socio-economic and care leaver candidates.

How will the scholarships be awarded?

Your application will be assessed and if you meet the scholarship criteria, you will be invited for a virtual interview to discuss your academic achievements and your ambitions for your career in the Built Environment.

A discount of up to 50% will be awarded to those students who have demonstrated previous academic excellence and whom the UCEM Bursaries Working Group believe will be most helped by receiving the support.

Which degree programmes can this scholarship be used for?

How do I apply?

You must have received an offer to study on a UCEM MSc or MBA to be able to apply for this scholarship. Once this has been received for the relevant intake, you need to:

  • Complete this PG MSc 50% Scholarship Form
  • Provide evidence of academic excellence – this might be in the form of a testimonial or academic reference. Your certificates and transcripts will already have been provided as part of your application, but you may wish to provide further evidence).
  • Provide financial evidence – your last three pay slips, your last two months’ bank statements and/or evidence of receipt of benefits if unemployed.

Application deadline 

The deadline for your application is:

7 August 2024 for Autumn 2024 entry

Are there any exclusions?
The Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme is not available for Postgraduate Single Module, Postgraduate Access Programme or for applicants whose study will be partly or fully funded by an employer or by the UK Government Apprenticeship Scheme. Please note that there is a separate form for the MSc Innovation in Sustainable Built Environments

Any retake fees incurred will not form part of the scholarship award and will be due in full.

Please note:
This scheme is awarded in the form of a discount on your fees.

Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (Hong Kong students only)

UCEM Students who are Hong Kong permanent residences will be eligible to apply for the Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS) from Student Finance Office of HKSAR Government.