Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

Fees and Funding

ProgrammeUK /EU 
student fee 2016/17
International  
student fee 2016/167
Masters Programmes
(MSc / MSc Eng)
£6500 (full-time)

£3250 p.a (part-time)
£17000 (full-time)

£8500 p.a (part-time)
Postgraduate Diploma 
Programmes (PGD)
£4333 (full-time)

£2167 p.a (part-time)
£11333 (full-time)

£5667 p.a (part-time)
Postgraduate
Certificate Programme (PGC)
£2167 (full-time)

£2167 (part-time)
£5667 (full-time)

£5667 (part-time)


Former students of the University of Leeds are eligible to apply for a 10% alumni tuition fee bursary - read more here.


Course fees cover tuition, use of library and computing facilities but not books, accommodation or the optional European Field Trip. Students wishing to attend European Field Trip as advised to allow a minimum of £500 for accommodation and travel during the week-long trip.  

Part-time fees are payable in each of the first 2 years, irrespective of the number of years taken to complete the programme. Students who complete during their third year of part-time study (as recommended for Masters programmes) are also subject to an annual registration fee (approx. £190) at the start of year 3 and any subsequent year. Fees for the part-time Certificate programme assume a period of study of no longer than 12 months.

All fees must be paid before a student can register. Self-financing students may pay annual fees in two instalments - the first is payable at enrolment and the second in late January. Students who are supported by their governments, employers, or other sponsors should provide a letter from their sponsor addressed to the University confirming that the fees will be paid directly. Sponsors cannot pay by instalments. All fees are reviewed annually and are subject to increase. Further information is available from the How to Pay page on the University's Student Administration website.


The Institute, the University of Leeds and other organisations administer a number of scholarships each year for UK, EU and international students. These range from partial course fee payment to full maintenance grants of up to £10,000 tax-free plus course fees. Key annual competitions are listed below, but for full details of those currently available, please visit the University's postgraduate funding pages and Scholarships Office.

ITS scholarships

Each year, ITS offers a number of partial fees scholarships for full-time Masters study. These scholarships are designed to provide exceptional opportunities to UK, EU and international students of outstanding ability, achievement and potential. Please click on the images below for details of the respective competitions, and download the application form.  

For International students  
(scholarship applications now closed for 2016 intake)

 

For UK/EU students  
(7th July scholarship application deadline for 2016 intake) 

There is strong competition for scholarships and early application is essential. For certain scholarship competitions, the procedure is for ITS to nominate which applicants it wishes to put forward for consideration to the awarding body. Our nomination in these cases is based primarily on academic merit (degree result and references), but relevant previous experience and other factors may also be taken into account.

Other funding sources

Given the competitive nature of scholarships, it makes sense to also explore other possibilities, such as:

  • Sponsorship – some organisations provide funding for their current/future employees.
  • Part-time study over two or more years - this spreads the cost and can be alongside paid employment.
  • Career Development Loans.
  • Charitable trusts, professional bodies and other grant-making organisations.
  • Postgraduate Loans of up to £10,000 are available for UK students from June 2016. For details visit the UK Government webpages. Further information can also be found at Findamasters.com.

Starting a new course or adapting to life in a new country can be both exciting and challenging. We understand the importance of finding the right living environment to help you settle, study effectively and enjoy a good social life. Leeds has plenty of accommodation for students, both University owned and private sector. This represents good value for money and reflects a lower cost of living than London and much of the south of England. For further information please visit the Accommodation Office.

Given the competitive nature of scholarships, it makes sense to also explore other possibilities, such as:

  • Sponsorship – some organisations provide funding for their current/future employees.
  • Part-time study over two or more years - this spreads the cost and can be alongside paid employment.
  • Career Development Loans.
  • Charitable trusts, professional bodies and other grant-making organisations.

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