Funding your studies

Information outlining the financial support available from the Student Loans Company in the 2020/21 academic year.

Further education students from England in 2021 / 21

If you're a further education student, you may be able to get help with course, living and childcare costs. You can find out more out about support funds for FE students on our extra money for those who need it page.

If you'd like to discuss further education funding and eligibility, email us or call +44 (0)115 848 2494.

Full-time home undergraduates from England in 2021/22

The following support is available.

  • A Tuition Fee Loan: Up to £9,250 per year to pay for your tuition fees.
  • A Maintenance Loan: Up to £9,488. This depends on your household income and whether you live in your parental home during term time. Students in receipt of certain benefits can get up to £10,815 per year.
  • Student Finance grants are available if you have a dependant.
  • University bursaries or scholarships for eligible students.

Further information about the eligibility criteria is available from Student Finance.

If you're from outside England, your funding package will be different. Find out about your entitlement and eligibility from your national Student Finance Service.

Part-time home undergraduates from England in 2021/22

The following support is available.

  • A Tuition Fee Loan: Up to £6,935 per year to pay for your tuition fees.
  • A Maintenance Loan, dependent on your circumstances. The amount you can apply for depends on:
    • the length and intensity of your course
    • your household income
    • whether you're living in your parental home during term-time.

Further information about the eligibility criteria is available from Student Finance England.

If you're from outside England, your funding package will be different. Find out about your entitlement and eligibility from your national student finance service.

Undergraduates from the EU in 2021/22

For EU students with pre-settled status, the following support is available:

  • A Tuition Fee Loan: Up to £9,250 per year to pay for your tuition fees.

Further information about the eligibility criteria is available from Student Finance England.

Postgraduates from England studying a Masters course in 2021/22

The following support is available.

  • A Postgraduate Masters Loan: £11,570 paid to you directly.

This loan is paid over the duration of your studies. For example, if you study over two years, you'll be paid £5,785 in each academic year.

Further information about the eligibility criteria is available from Student Finance England.

If you're from outside England, your funding package will be different. Find out about your entitlement and eligibility from your national student finance service.

Postgraduates from the EU studying a Masters course in 2021/22

The following support is available to EU students with settled or pre-settled status.

  • A Postgraduate Masters Loan: £11,570 paid to you directly.

This loan is paid over the duration of your studies. For example, if you study over two years, you'll be paid £5,785 in each academic year.

Further information about the eligibility criteria is available from Student Finance England.

If you're from outside England, your funding package will be different. Find out about your entitlement and eligibility from your national student finance service.

Doctoral students from England and Wales studying a Doctoral course in 2021/22

The following support is available.

  • A Postgraduate Doctoral Loan: £27,265 paid to you directly.

This loan is paid over the duration of your studies. For example, if you study over five years, you'll be paid £5,453 in each academic year.

Further information about the eligibility criteria is available from Student Finance England.

Doctoral students from the EU studying a Doctoral course in 2021/22

The following support is available to EU students with settled or pre-settled status.

  • A Postgraduate Doctoral Loan: £26,445 paid to you directly.

This loan is paid over the duration of your studies. For example, if you study over four years, you'll be paid approximately £6,611 in each academic year.

Further information about the eligibility criteria is available from Student Finance England.

Contact your national Student Finance provider if you wish to discuss your arrangements.

You can also get in touch with NTU's Student Financial Support team. We can help you with general queries about funding, bursaries or scholarships.

  • Last updated: 07/12/2021