Funding for undergraduate students from the UK
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
Three years of free accommodation
This undergraduate scholarship, open to care leavers or those estranged from their parents, could provide eligible students with free accommodation for three years in a Unite Students property.
Bursaries and grants
£1,000 per year
For eligible degree students starting their studies in the 2017-18 academic year, we offer £1,000 cash bursaries each year for up to three years. That's £3,000 cash in total.
Bursaries for four-year extended degrees (for students starting a course in the 2017-18 academic year)
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 (£6,000 for students on extended degrees) that you won't have to pay back.
Financial support for students on four-year extended degrees (for students starting a course from the 2018-19 academic year)
Up to £2,000
Combining a bursary with a progression and achievement award for eligible students who choose to study an extended degree.
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 additional support from the government.
Help with living costs
The NHS Bursary is a grant currently provided to UK students on 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.
For current London Met students, staff members and graduates
If you’re a current student, staff member or graduate of London Met and have a friend or family member thinking of starting uni, why not recommend London Met?
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.