MA/MFA Funding


We recommend that prospective students explore all avenues of funding, including self funding, as full course fees are never available.  Please note that individuals must have applied and been accepted onto a course in order to access funding. 

SAAS (Student Awards Agency Scotland) loans: You may be eligible for a tuition fee loan of up to £3,400 (£1,700 for part-time courses) through SAAS.

Skillset Bursaries: The 2013-14 Skillset bursary application process is now closed.

MFA Advanced Film Practice: Students may be eligible to apply for the Rafford Award

International Postgraduate Students: Studying at the Screen Academy Scotland may be eligible to apply for The Garrick Scholarship.  NB: This scholarship is only available to Edinburgh Napier students.

Students from Iberamerican countries: (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela, Spain and Portugal) You may be eligible for the Santander Postgraduate Scholarships. NB: This scholarship is only available to Edinburgh Napier students.

Fees and Funding at Edinburgh College of Art (eca): For information on course fees and available funding to postgraduates please see the eca website

Scholarships available at Edinburgh Napier University: For a full list of scholarships available to Edinburgh Napier students please see the Edinburgh Napier University website

Career Development Loans: If you have not already done so it may also be worth considering applying for a Career Development Loan

Discretionary Fund: In certain circumstances students may be eligible for support from the University’s Discretionary Fund, details of which are available at the main reception desk in Merchiston Campus or on the Edinburgh Napier website.

Erasmus+ Master Loan: opening up access to more affordable lending for cross-border studies. The Erasmus+ programme makes it possible for students who want to take a full Masters level degree in another country to apply for an Erasmus-backed loan on more affordable conditions.