Funding for postgraduate students from the UK
Highlights for postgraduate home students:
- Graduates of London Met can save up to 20% on their course fee with our alumni discounts.
- You may be eligible to apply for a Postgraduate Loan through Student Finance England (similar to the Undergraduate Loan) worth up to £10,000.
- If you're applying for the 2016-17 academic year you can save up to 5% on your course fee with our early payment discount.
The Postgraduate Loan explained
UK students planning to study taught, research, distance learning or professional master's courses can apply for a loan.
The Professional and Career Development Loan explained
UK students planning to study courses of up to two years that help with their career may apply for this loan.
Up to £25,000
From 2018/19 English students without a Research Council living allowance will be able to take out a loan of up to £25,000 to help them cover the cost of a PhD.
Fee reductions and discounts
Save up to 20%
Graduates of London Met can save up to 20% on their postgraduate studies with us. This discount is available to home, EU and international graduates of London Met.
Save up to 5%
You can save 5% on your course fees by paying in full by or at enrolment online.
Bursaries and grants
Support for disabled students
If you're a UK student with a disability, you may be able to receive financial support from the government for special equipment or a helper.
Help with living costs
The NHS Bursary is a grant currently provided to UK students on undergraduate or postgraduate NHS-funded courses to help you with your living costs.
The University has a limited number of Social Work Bursaries, which may be awarded to UK students on the BSc Social Work and MSc Social Work courses.
Up to £30,000
Trainee teachers may be able to receive a bursary of up to £30,000 from the National College for Teaching and Leadership.
Find out more from our funding guides
Considering postgraduate study at London Met? There are options for funding your studies through bursaries, scholarships, grants and studentships.
Supplementary options for postgraduate study
If you're thinking about undertaking postgraduate study, there are many supplementary and alternative options for funding your studies.
Enhanced Learning Credits
The Ministry of Defence Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme provides financial support for members of the Armed Forces.
Ways to pay
You can make fee payments with your credit or debit card from anywhere with internet access.
Payments can be made by electronic transfer directly into the University's bank account.
Using a cheque to pay
Most payments can be made by GBP cheque or bankers draft.
Direct debit payments
You may pay your tuition fees by direct debit. This option is only available to those with a UK bank account that accepts direct debits.
Most payments can be made in person, in cash.
Paying in stages
You might not have to pay your tuition fees in one lump sum, you may be able to pay in instalments.
Book a place with us to go through your funding options for your studies. We are here from 9am to 4pm during the week to help you with any queries you may have on student finance and funding matters.