How do I apply for a postgraduate loan?

Postgraduate student using computer at home

If you're a UK or EU national and you've lived in England or Wales for three years, you could be eligible to apply for a Postgraduate Loan (a contribution to the costs of study) worth up to £10,280.

If you've lived in Northern Ireland for three years, you could be eligible to apply for a Postgraduate Loan (for tuition fees) worth up to £5,500.

Under these scheme from the UK government, you can apply for a loan if you are taking your first master's level programme. All of our master's courses are eligible.

How it works:

  • You apply for your master's programme via our course pages.
  • Register with us and pay for at least one module.
  • Apply for your loan separately. Enter the University of London International Programmes when selecting the University on the application.
  • We confirm your eligibility with Student Finance, which will pay the loan directly to you (England and Wales) or to the university (Northern Ireland).

Further information can be found at the relevant assessment bodies. There are different arrangements if you live in England and Wales or Northern Ireland.