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Information on the different types of funding options which are available to you for our Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees

 

Undergraduate students - Student Finance

Tuition Fee Loans are obtained from Student Finance England and are used to pay the cost of your tuition fees.

You apply for a Tuition Fee Loan through Student Finance England; please refer to the website www.gov.uk/student-finance to check deadlines
and eligibility. Tuition Fee Loans are paid back after you finish your course and you are earning over £25,000 a year.

Students from the UK and elsewhere in the EU are eligible for:

  • A loan of up to cover tuition fees
  • A loan to help with living expenses – the amount you can borrow will depend on your family's finances

Maintenance Loans are obtained from Student Finance England and are available for students to help contribute towards living costs. The amount
Student Finance will loan you can depend on certain factors:

  • Where you live when you study (at the parental home, away from home in London or elsewhere)
  • Your family household income (this is called ‘income assessment’)

You don’t have to pay the loan back until you have graduated and are earning over £25,000 per year.

If you would like to start a Student Loan application you can start an application here – The Student Finance Application Portal.

For more information on how to complete your application please view our step-by-step guide – Undergraduate Loan - Student Finance Application Guide.

Alternatively you can view our ARU London narrated guide on how to apply for student finance here.

Undergraduate students - Self-Funding

If you plan to self-fund your tuition fees or are unable to obtain a student loan we have some key dates and terms and conditions which you will need to know.

Please read our guide:

Self-Funding Tuition Fees, What you need to know for September 2017

Self-Funding Tuition Fees, What you need to know for January 2018

Postgraduate students - Student finance

The Postgraduate loan (PGL) is a loan of up to £10,609 for new Postgraduate students starting in 2018/19. You may be eligible for a Postgraduate
Loan if you:

  • Are aged under 60 on the first day of the academic year
  • Don’t already hold a Masters qualification (or equivalent or higher level qualification)
  • Are a UK National or individual with settled status in the UK or ordinarily resident in the UK and Ireland for three years on the first day of the
    first academic year of your course.
  • Or are an EU national, have the residency status of refugee, humanitarian protection, EEA or Swiss migrant worker, or a family member of any of the previous categories or a child of Swiss national or Turkish worker.

You will be able to apply for a PGL on the Student Finance website - www.logon.slc.co.uk. If you already have an account with Student Finance
England from an undergraduate loan you should use this to apply for the PGL. If you are eligible for the PGL it will be paid directly into your UK
bank account in three equal instalments each academic year.

For more information on the PGL please click here.

For more information on how to complete your application please view our step-by-step guide – Postgraduate Loan – Student Finance Application Guide.

For the key dates and conditions about postgraduate tuition fees please view our guide – PG Tuition Fees – What you need to know for January 2018

For the key dates and conditions about postgraduate tuition fees please view our guide – PG Tuition Fees – What you need to know for May 2018

Withdrawing whilst funded by Student Finance

If you are funded by Student Finance and are thinking about withdrawing from your course Student Finance may not pay your full tuition fee liability, this will mean a portion of your fee may be re-invoiced to you directly to pay back ARU London.

For students who started in January 2018 please find more information here – Withdrawing whilst funded by Student Finance, What you need to know.

Should you have any further questions please contact: finance@lca.anglia.ac.uk or call 0207 400 6778.