Please note that details for 2021/22 have not been released in full by the Student Finance England. All details below refer to students starting in 2020/21, unless stated otherwise, and will be updated once further information is available.
UK Students starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2021/22 may be able to apply for a Postgraduate Loan (PGL) through Student Finance England. The loan will be:
If you are studying your course part-time, the loan will be divided equally across each year of your course.
For additional information and see if you qualify, please visit Student Finance England website.
The course you’re studying must lead to a Master’s qualification. You can choose to study your course at the university in person or by distance learning. You can take up to two years for the equivalent of a one year full-time course, up to four years for the equivalent of a two year full-time course, or you can study a three year part-time course with no equivalent full-time course. You can visit the Student Room website for additional information about full-time study and part-time study eligibility.
Your course must:
Please note that these part-time courses* at Durham University are eligible, if studied over 2 years only:
*The list is not exhaustive.
The earliest you start repaying is when your annual income is over £21,000 and it's either the:
Application process for the 2020/21 academic year is now open and the quickest way is to apply is online.
Application process for the 2021/22 academic year is expected to open in June 2021.
Funding for postgraduate loans is different if you normally live in
If you live in one of the other nations of the UK, then you can find out more information from:
This website will be updated regularly as we get updates from Student Finance England so please keep on checking it for further information. You can also send any queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
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