Funding for undergraduate students from the UK
Are you a UK student considering applying for an undergraduate course? Find out about bursaries, scholarships, grants, loans and fee reductions available to you.
Funding opportunities for prospective undergraduate students from the UK are listed below.
Tuition Fee Loan
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 or part-time can apply for loans to help cover the cost of living.
Bursaries and grants
Care Leaver Bursary
£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.
Adult Dependants' Grant
Up to £2,925 if starting in 18/19; up to £3,007 if starting in 19/20
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 £282.36 per week for two or more children if you start in 2018–19 Up to £290.27 per week for two or more children if you start in 2019–20
If you're a UK student with children, you may be able to receive help with childcare costs from the government.
Disabled Students' Allowances
Support for disabled students
If you're a UK student with a disability, you may be able to receive additional support from the government.
Social Work Bursary
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.
Armed forces financial support
Enhanced Learning Credits
The Ministry of Defence Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme provides financial support for members of the Armed Forces.
Ways to pay
Pay your fees via a sponsor or the Student Loans Company
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.
Paying by credit or debit card
You can make fee payments with your credit or debit card from anywhere with internet access.
Paying by bank transfer
Payments can be made by electronic transfer directly into the University's bank account.
Paying by cheque or draft
Using a cheque to pay
Most payments can be made by GBP cheque or bankers draft.
Paying by direct debit
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.