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 1St 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 1St 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.