Up to £10,280 available.
Funding for Postgraduate Loans is different if you normally live in England, Wales, Northern Ireland or Scotland*. We have provided an overview of the main eligibility points for each scheme below.
*Moving somewhere to study does not count as normally living there.
(Details of the 2018/19 scheme will be available by the end of June 2018. Please refer to www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan for updated 2018/19 information including Doctoral Loans).
England and Wales
Postgraduate Loan up to £10,280 available if you start a course on or after 1st August 2017.
*If your course started before 1 August 2017 (English residents or Nationals only) you can get up to £10,000 for your whole course.
Postgraduate non-income assessed Tuition Fee Loan, maximum £5,500 of fee support for the whole course.
Eligible courses (Level 7 on the QAA Framework):
For further Student Finance Northern Ireland eligibility criteria, please go to http://www.studentfinanceni.co.uk
When applying for a Postgraduate Northern Ireland Loan and if you cannot find your course please email PGL-Enquiries@mmu.ac.uk
Potential £10,000 postgraduate funding available (£5,000 Tuition Fee Loan and £5,000 maintenance support).
Scottish Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) will only fund eligible postgraduate courses in the rest of the United Kingdom if a similar course is not available in Scotland.
For further information please visit http://www.saas.gov.uk/
When applying for a Postgraduate Loan from Scotland and cannot find your course please email PGL-Enquiries@mmu.ac.uk
Eligibility is dependent on the following criteria:
For full eligibility criteria and terms and conditions please refer to www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan
You will not be able to get the Postgraduate Loan if you are already getting a student loan for an undergraduate course in the same academic year.
The Postgraduate Loan will be paid directly to students from the Student Loans Company. The loan available is non-means tested and is up to a maximum of £10,280.
Payment dates for full-time students (course duration 12 months) will be split equally between the following payment dates:
*You will receive your first payment within 3-5 working days of the University confirming to the Student Loans Company that you have started your course.
Payment for part-time students or courses longer than a 12-month duration will be made equally across the course duration.
For repayment information please click on: https://www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan/repayment
Student Finance estimate that they will open for applications in early summer 2017, although you can apply for your postgraduate course now.
There are many options available. We aim to provide clear and upfront information about our competitively priced tuition fees, alumni discounts, payment options and funding opportunities to help you make your decision.
You can find out more about the options for UK and non-UK students here.
You may also be able to apply for one of our course or faculty specific scholarships.
If you are a Manchester Met graduate, you may also be eligible for a 10% Alumni Loyalty Discount.
Detailed information on course content, costs, including duration and entry requirements can be found on our postgraduate study section.
The list below is for 2017 entry. The eligible courses for 2018 entry will be released soon.