Postgraduate Loans

PGT - Master's Loan

Students living in the UK can apply for a Postgraduate Master's Loan. This can help with course fees and living costs while you study. For information on how to apply and your student finance entitlement, please visit:

England

If you live in England, your application will be assessed by Student Finance England. Find the loan eligibility criteria on the Gov.uk website.

Wales

If you live in Wales, your application will be assessed by Student Finance Wales. Find the loan eligibility criteria on the Student Finance Wales website.

Northern Ireland

If you live in Northern Ireland, you can check your eligibility on the Student Finance NI website.

Scotland

The Student Awards Agency for Scotland will ordinarily only fund students from Scotland to study at an institution in Scotland. In exceptional circumstances, they may fund study outside Scotland if the course is not available in Scotland. Further information is available on the Student Awards Agency for Scotland website.

European Union

EU students starting a course in 2020-21 are eligible for UK postgraduate loans. This has been guaranteed regardless of Brexit, subject to meeting the eligibility requirements.

PGR - Doctoral Loan

England and Wales

Students living in England and Wales can apply for a postgraduate doctoral loan of up to £26,445. This can help with your course fees and living costs while you are studying for a postgraduate doctoral degree, such as a PhD.

Scotland and Northern Ireland

If you are a UK national living in Scotland or Northern Ireland (or have settled status in the UK and live in Scotland or Northern Ireland), you are not eligible for the postgraduate doctoral loan. 

European Union

EU students starting a course in 2020/21 are eligible for UK postgraduate doctoral loans. This has been guaranteed regardless of Brexit, subject to meeting eligibility requirements.

For information on how to apply and you student finance entitlement, please visit: