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08 July 2020

STEMM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or Medicine: Welsh Government STEMM Master's Bursaries

Closing date: As soon as possible

Key Information

The Welsh Government has confirmed funding for the STEMM bursary scheme for another year to attract Welsh domiciled and EU students to do their master’s degree in Wales. Each bursary is worth £2,000. The scheme aims to increase the number of Welsh graduates who remain in or return to Wales to undertake a master’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or Medicine, also known as ‘STEMM’ subjects.

Key eligibility details include:

  • Available to those studying full 180 credit eligible master's courses in STEMM subjects starting at Swansea University in academic year 2020/21. Please see the full list of eligible courses below.
  • Available to eligible Welsh domiciled and EU students
  • Full-time and part-time courses are eligible
  • Available to students of all ages

This STEMM funding is in addition to the government postgraduate funding scheme in place for Welsh and EU students in academic year 2020/21. 

For more information about STEMM master's funding, please visit the Welsh Government website.

Eligibility

Key eligibility details include:

  • Available to those studying full 180 credit eligible master's courses in STEMM subjects. 
  • Available to eligible Welsh domiciled and EU students
  • Full-time and part-time courses are eligible
  • Available to students of all ages

Note: Students funded by other government funding such as Social Care Wales, NHS/HEIW, DHSSPS or Research Councils (KESS II) will not be eligible.

Available for eligible STEMM master's programmes starting at Swansea in academic year 2020/21. The following courses are eligible:

  • Advanced Computer Science, MSc
  • Advanced Practice in Health Care, MSc
  • Advanced Software Technology, MSc
  • Aerospace Engineering, MSc
  • Chemical Engineering, MSc
  • Child Public Health, MSc
  • Childhood Studies, MA
  • Civil Engineering, MSc
  • Clinical Psychology and Mental Health, MSc
  • Clinical Science (Medical Physics), MSc
  • Cognitive Neuroscience, MSc
  • Communications Engineering, MSc
  • Community and Primary Health Care Practice, MSc
  • Computational Engineering, MSc
  • Computational Mechanics, MSc
  • Computer Science, MSc
  • Computer Science: Informatique, MSc
  • Cyber Security, MSc
  • Data Science, MSc
  • Diabetes Practice, MSc
  • Education for the Health Professions, MA
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering, MSc
  • Engineering Leadership and Management, MSc
  • Enhanced Professional Midwifery Practice, MSc
  • Enhanced Professional Practice, MSc
  • Environmental Biology: Conservation and Resource Management, MSc
  • Environmental Dynamics and Climate Change, MSc
  • Genomic Medicine, MSc
  • Geographic Information and Climate Change, MSc
  • Gerontology and Ageing Studies, MSc
  • Health Care Management, MSc
  • Health Data Science, MSc
  • Health Informatics, MSc
  • Human-Centred Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, MSc
  • Leadership for the Health Professions, MSc
  • Long Term and Chronic Conditions Management, MSc
  • Materials Engineering, MSc
  • Mathematics, MSc
  • Mathematics and Computing for Finance, MSc
  • Mechanical Engineering, MSc
  • Medical Radiation Physics, MSc
  • Nanomedicine, MSc
  • Nanoscience to Nanotechnology, MSc
  • Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy, MSc
  • Public Health and Health Promotion, MSc
  • Research Methods in Psychology, MSc
  • Social Work, MSc (self-funded only)
  • Structural Engineering, MSc
  • Sustainable Engineering Management for International Development, MSc
  • Virtual Reality, MSc

Funding

Each bursary is worth £2,000.

How to Apply

Bursaries will automatically be awarded on a 'first come, first served' basis to students who accept an offer to study an eligible STEMM master's course at Swansea University. You do not need to make a separate application for this funding.

To be considered for a bursary, you must complete the following steps:

  1. Apply for an eligible master's course starting at Swansea University in academic year 2020/21:
  2. Formally accept your offer of study.

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