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Postgraduate loans

If you’re coming to the School this year to begin postgraduate study, you could qualify for a loan from the UK government.

Key information:

  • The maximum loan available for 2017/18 is £10,280.
  • This postgraduate student loan is paid directly to you, and is non-means tested.
  • The loan can be used at the student discretion towards fees, maintenance costs, or other costs.
  • Postgraduate Loans are available to eligible students registering for taught Master's courses.

How to apply

Applications are open now. You can apply online on the UK government’s website. We encourage you to apply as early as possible so that you receive your loan for the start of your course. The links below will take you directly to the relevant section on the UK government website:

  1. Overview
  2. What you'll get
  3. Eligibility
  4. Repayment
  5. How to apply
  6. Extra help
  7. Further information

Please be aware that as part of the application process, you’ll be asked to submit information about your intended course of study and university.

Find out more

You can find additional Information on the loan on the Find a Masters and SLC websites. For further information about the application process, please visit Student Finance England’s dedicated student finance zone on The Student Room or the Find a Master’s website.

Video: Postgraduate Loans Explained