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Department of Computer Science

Fees and funding

Information you need to know about your funding options as an undergraduate student in the Department of Computer Science.

As well as student loans to cover fees and maintenance, you may also be entitled to a University bursary or scholarship to support you through your studies.

The University's main website has a thorough guide to student finance in this academic year, fully explaining the options available to you.

The following scholarships are made available to students in our Department for September 2020 entry. The Scholarships for September 2021 entry will be updated here shortly:

Departmental - Kilburn Entry Scholarship

The Department of Computer Science is delighted to offer our Kilburn Entry Scholarship for high achieving Home tuition fee students in 2020.

Our criteria to meet the £1,000 scholarships, is achieving A*A*A at A-level with A* in Maths, achieved at the first sitting. Other qualifications will also be considered for the award, subject to academic approval.

There is no formal application process to be considered and there is no stipulation to how the recipient can spend the award.

Departmental - Amazon Future Engineer

Amazon Future Engineer Bursary

For September 2020 entry we have two Amazon Future Engineer bursaries worth up to £3,500 per academic year up to a maximum of three  years study.  These awards have been generously provided by Amazon.

Amazon Future Engineer logo

These awards are for UK-domiciled students whose household income must be less than £25K.  To be eligible to be considered  you need to study on one of the following courses: BSc in Computer Science, BSc in Computer Science and Mathematics or BSc in Computer Science (Human Computer Interaction). 

In order to promote a balanced gender split on these three courses those students who identified as being female when applying to the Department of Computer Science via UCAS for undergraduate degree level study will be given preference.

Renewal each year is subject to academic progress and conduct and there is no formal application process for these awards.

International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships

  • The award:  £2,000 per year
  • Who is eligible: Well qualified international students who apply for any undergraduate degree course within the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

Further details on criteria and selection can be obtained at:

Indian Excellence Scholarships

  • The award: £80,000 available over three awards. The highest ranked student will receive £40,000 payable as £10,000 per year, for up to four years of study. Two students will receive awards of £20,000 each payable as £5,000 per year, for up to four years of study.
  • Who is eligible: any Indian student who can demonstrate excellent levels of attainment while studying the International Baccalaureate or Standard XII.

Three individual scholarships across the Faculty of Science and Engineering are available. These prestigious Faculty awards will be made on the basis of an applicant’s UCAS form. There is no special interview or extra work commitment involved.

Eligible candidates need to accept an offer as first choice from the University by Sunday, 30 June, prior to the selected September Entry. The three successful applicants will be informed of their awards in July, providing them with valuable savings on their studies. Students will need to maintain satisfactory performance during their degree course.