Postgraduate loans

Postgraduate Loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available.

How to apply for a postgraduate loan

What can you get?

The loan is paid directly to you. You can use it for your course fees and living costs.

The amount you’ll get depends on when you started your course. It isn’t based on you or your family’s income.

Please note that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) may take account of the loan when working out any benefits you receive.

If your course starts on or after 1 August 2019

£10,906, if your course starts on or after 1 August 2019

If your course started before 1 August 2019

£10,609, if your course started between 1 August 2018 and 31 July 2019

£10,280, if your course started between 1 August 2017 and 31 July 2018

If you’re studying for 2, 3 or 4 academic years, the loan will be divided equally across each year of your course.

If your course started in academic year 2017 to 2018

You can get up to £10,280.

If you’re studying for 2, 3 or 4 academic years, the loan will be divided equally across each year of your course.

Find out more

For more information, including detailed eligibility criteria, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/masters-loan