Funding for undergraduate students from the UK
Many of our undergraduate students are eligible for a bursary (money you don't have to pay back) of £1,000 per year. Some undergraduate students at London Metropolitan University can combine bursaries to a value of £9,000 across three years of study.
Highlights for undergraduate home students:
- If you are in receipt of the full Maintenance Loan you may be eligible for the London Met bursary of £1,000 per year.
- If you are undertaking an extended degree and in receipt of the full Maintenance Loan, you may benefit from an extended degree bursary with a total value of £7,500.
- If you are a care leaver you may be eligible to receive an additional care leaver bursary of £1,500 per year.
The Tuition Fee Loan explained
UK students planning to study full-time or part-time can apply for loans to help cover the cost of tuition fees.
The Maintenance Loan explained
UK students planning to study full-time can apply for loans to help cover the cost of living.
Science, technology, computing or engineering degrees
UK and EU students taking a second undergraduate degree part-time in certain subjects may be eligible for a tuition fee loan.
Fee reductions and discounts
Bursaries and grants
£1,000 per year
We're offering £1,000 cash bursaries each year to all students on a degree programme up to three years who are also receiving the full Maintenance Grant (Maintenance Loan in 2016/17). That's £3,000 cash in total.
Up to £7,500
We have a suite of rewards for students undertaking extended degrees with us.
£1,500 per year
We're offering £1,500 cash bursaries each year to care leavers on a undergraduate degree programmes. This could mean you're eligible for an extra £4,500 that you won't have to pay back.
Up to £2,757 if starting in 16/17, and up to £2,834 if starting in 17/18
If you are a UK student with an adult who depends on you financially, you may be eligible to receive a non-repayable Adult Dependants' Grant from the government.
Up to £266.15 per week if you start in 16/17, and up to £273.60 if you start in 17/18
If you're a UK student with children, you may be able to receive help with childcare costs from the government.
Up to £1,573 if starting in 16/17, and up to £1,617 if starting in 17/18
If you're a UK student with children, you may be able to receive a non-repayable Parents' Learning Allowance from the government.
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.
Enhanced Learning Credits
The Ministry of Defence Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme provides financial support for members of the Armed Forces.
Ways to pay
Fee support from a sponsor
If you are sponsored or receive an undergraduate student loan, your fees will be paid directly by your sponsorship organisation or the Student Loans Company.
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 your place at our student finance application workshops
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.