The Department of Surgery & Cancer is delighted to be able to award up to 5 bursaries to overseas participants of the MSc Health Policy programme commencing the 2024/2025 academic year.

Each bursary is valued at £7,100, with 50% of the award applied in each year of the 2-year progamme, subject to successful academic progression

The bursary will only be available to overseas fee-paying students whose aim is to complete the full MSc on a part-time basis over 2 to 3 years. Students who do not go on to complete the full MSc may be required to return the bursary award.


Applications are welcome from any student currently holding an offer for the 24/25 academic year to start the Health Policy Programme.


Up to five bursaries are offered to overseas fee-paying students. Each bursary is valued at £7,100, with 50% of the award applied in each year of the 2-year programme, subject to successful academic progression.

Eligibility criteria

  • To be eligible to apply the applicant must be in receipt of an offer for the MSc Health Policy to commence in October 2024.
  • To receive the bursary they must have accepted the offer and have fulfilled all offer criteria.

Submission process

  1. The applicant should submit a statement of no more than 250 words outlining how the programme will benefit your career or future plans

  2. Please submit your statement to including:
    - Your full name
    - Your College Identifier Number (CID)
    - ‘Bursary Application’ in the email Subject Line

  3.  Applications will close on Monday 24 June 2024

Evaluation process

  • All applications will be initially checked for eligibility
  • Applications will then be reviewed by the panel and evaluated