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We are always happy to see our Bachelor and PGCE graduates return to take on the challenge of a higher-level qualification. If you are an Alumnus of the University of Chester or its Associate Colleges, and you choose to study for a qualifying taught postgraduate course at the University in either the 2023/24 or 2024/25 academic year, you will be eligible for our 25% Graduate Loyalty Discount from you tuition fees. However, whatever you do, don’t delay this decision, as our Graduate Loyalty Discount is reviewed each year and may be subject to change. To find out more about postgraduate fees and funding, please visit out our finance pages.

Full Terms and Conditions can be found below.

Terms and Conditions

  • A 25% discount is offered against tuition fees payable for relevant courses during the following academic years:
    • 2023/24: courses beginning on or after 01/09/2023 and before 30/06/2024
    • 2024/25: courses beginning on or after 01/09/2024 and before 30/06/2025
  • The discount is for those who have graduated with a Bachelor’s degree or PGCE awarded by the University of Chester or its associate colleges, who have not previously received this or a similar discount. Foundation degree graduates are not eligible for the discount.
  • Students who have transferred mid-course from another university are not eligible for the discount.
  • The University reserves the right to withdraw, or vary, any conditions of the initiative at any time without notice.
  • Discount may be forfeited if fees are not paid promptly.
  • Discount is only to be redeemed against a course commencing in the academic year 2023/24 and 2024/25. 
  • Discount is only to be redeemed against a full priced taught Master’s course.
  • Discount is not transferable and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
  • Students who hold any other financial award contributing to their fees must seek advice and may not be eligible.
  • Students must be self-funding for the entirety of their course.
  • Discount is not applicable to MBA courses.
  • Discount is not applicable to PGCE courses.
  • Discount is not applicable to Nutrition and Dietetics MSc and PGDip courses.
  • Discount is not applicable to Pre-registration Adult Nursing and Pre-registration Mental Health Nursing courses.
  • Discount is not applicable to research degree courses, including Master by Research (MRes) courses.
  • Acceptance onto a Master’s course is subject to entry requirements.
  • The decision of the University as to a student’s eligibility shall be final.

"I was lucky to have a discount on the course for being a returning student, and it definitely made a huge difference with being able to pay tuition fee costs."

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India Campbell-Hall
MA Languages, Cultures and Translation

"I am receiving the Graduate Loyalty Discount, it has made a difference as I am able to allocate more of my loan to my living costs."

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Louise Wilson
MA English Languages and Linguistics

"It is nice to know that the University values its graduates by providing this discount."

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Jack Hewitt
MSc Sociology of Sport and Exercise

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