Postgraduate Masters Loans
Government postgraduate loan scheme
Government loans are available for English and EU postgraduate students commencing studies from 2016.
For courses starting after 1 August 2017, you can borrow up to £10,280 in total, not per year, to contribute to your tuition fee and living costs. The loan will not be based on a means test and payment will be made directly to you.
For courses starting before 1 August 2017, you can borrow up to £10,000 in total.
- Loans will be available for both taught and research Masters courses starting in academic year 2017/18. This includes MSc, MBA and MRes courses but not research degrees such as PhD degrees.
- If you commence your studies in 2017/18 repayments will not begin until 2020.
The quickest and easiest way to apply is online at https://www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan
For further information on Postgraduate Loans, you can visit SFE’s student finance zone on The Student Room which has been updated with a dedicated Postgraduate Loan section and includes answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.