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

From 2021/22 the eligibility rules for home fee status are changing for EU Students. Please refer to the UK Government website to see how this change affects you at www.gov.uk/guidance/studying-in-the-uk-guidance-for-eu-students. Where EU students are not eligible for home fees, they will be required to pay international fees.

EU Students from 2021 Academic year onward will also no longer be able to access UK Government student loans. This decision has been made by the government as part of the transition process of the UK leaving the EU.

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

From 2021/22 the eligibility rules for home fee status are changing for EU Students. Please refer to the UK Government website to see how this change affects you at www.gov.uk/guidance/studying-in-the-uk-guidance-for-eu-students. Where EU students are not eligible for home fees, they will be required to pay international fees.

EU Students from 2021 Academic year onward will also no longer be able to access UK Government student loans. This decision has been made by the government as part of the transition process of the UK leaving the EU.