Programme Fees and Finance
A full-fees scholarship for applicants to the full-time MBA programme.
Programme fees 2013-14
Fees include: Leading Edge Programme, career management programme, International exchange experience, language classes, £500 textbook allowance, and £50 study materials allowance.
Durham Alumni Scholarship
We are pleased to be able to offer a £5000 scholarship to all Durham alumni who join the Full-Time MBA. (Please note that this will replace any other Business School scholarship or Early Bird Discount.)
Financing your studies
Other possible sources of finance are:
- Career Development Loans
Helps individuals pay for vocational education or training by offering a deferred repayment bank loan. Available for full-time, part-time or distance learning programmes. Further details available at www.lifelonglearning.co.uk/cdl or by telephoning 0800 585 505.
- Learning and Skills Council (LSC) (Part-Time students only)
European funding is sometimes available for candidates currently employed in Small to Medium Enterprises or for the unemployed. Funding varies each year so contact your local LSC for further details.
- Bank Study Loan
Some high street banks offer professional trainee/study loans where repayment is not requested until after you have completed your course. For more information, contact the banks direct.
Overseas study loans may be available through the Pudong Development Bank. Please check direct with the bank for further information: http://www.spdb.com.cn/
- British Council
Can provide details of scholarships available in your own country. Please see: http://www.britishcouncil.org/.
- Ministry of Education / Education Department
Your local Ministry of Education may be able to provide details of funding available in your country.
For applicants to the Durham Caribbean MBA, loan schemes are available from the Barbados National Bank.
US - Federal Stafford bank loans
Business Education Loan - available to US citizens and international students, who have a US citizen or permanent resident, co-signer. Federal Stafford Loan - you must be a citizen, national or permanent resident of the US. Further information is available from: http://www.salliemae.com/apply/borrowing/mbaloans.html
Other sources of information are:
- "The Grants Register: The Complete Guide to Postgraduate Funding Worldwide" published by MacMillan.
- Assocation of AMBAs site: http://www.mbaworld.com/
- HotCourses: Student Money: http://www.studentmoney.org/
- Graduate Prospects Ltd: http://www.prospects.ac.uk/
Please note: Durham University cannot recommend that you take a loan nor recommend a lender. The options provided above are listed for your information only and do not constitute a recommendation by the University. All queries should be directed to the loan provider. Remember that these are personal loans between you and the loan provider (the bank or other organisation), and you are responsible for repayments.