Universities across the UK welcome students with disabilities who would like to study at postgraduate level. There are many courses at a variety of universities available. Types of postgraduate degrees include a Master's Degree (such as an MA or MSc); a Doctorate (PhD); a Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE); or other postgraduate diplomas.
- Disability Rights UK provides a helpful factsheet (opens a new window) about postgraduate study.
- Government-backed loans are available to anyone, including students with disabilities, who wish to study for a postgraduate degree. These loans can help you to cover the costs of tuition fees and living expenses. You can find out more details here (opens a new window)
- PhD loans are available to help Doctoral students living in England or Wales pay for their course fees and living expenses. You can find out more details here (opens a new window)
- All postgraduate students with disabilities are eligible for Disabled Students' Allowance (opens a new window)
- A limited number of Research Council grants (opens a new window) are also available.
- It's a good idea to check with individual universities to see if they offer any scholarships or grants.