Funding Arrangements

There are three different funding routes for our courses:

  1. Self-funding
  2. Sponsored
  3. NHS LBR Contract

If you are at all unsure about the LBR funding process or have any further questions about funding arrangements or course fees, please contact our office snm.enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk 0114 222 2030


A. Self-funding

If you wish to fund your own studies please read the following information to find out the fee for your course:

Study day tuition fees - To pay for your study day online, please go to the Online Store and in the search button type ‘study day’. You can then select the relevant fee (depending on whether the study day is ½ or 1 day/ multiple days) and pay online. Your fee must be paid at least 6 weeks prior to commencement of the study day.

Individual module/unit tuition fees

Programme tuition fees

If you are attending an accredited course then you will be contacted by Registry Services to make arrangements for the fee payment. Dependent on the fee level, it may be possible to pay your fee by installments - further details on this are available from Student Fees

If you have any questions or queries about our fees, please contact our Admissions Team or telephone 0114 222 2030.


B. Sponsored

If your course fees are being paid by a sponsor, you will need to submit a sponsor letter to the Admissions Team on headed paper. The letter will need to include your full name, the name of the course and the fee. Please read the following information to find out the fee for your course:

Study day tuition fees 

Individual module/unit tuition fees

Programme tuition fees


C. NHS LBR funding

Subject to eligibility, if you are a non-medical NHS professional working in the appropriate region, you may be eligible for
● Yorkshire and the Humber Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (SSPRD) funding
● East Midlands Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) funding
● East Midlands Advancing Clinical Practice (ACP) funding

LBR funding is subject to availability, and completion of a fees and funding form does not guarantee that funding has been secured. Our Admissions Team will inform you if funding is no longer available, once your fees and funding form has been received. If there is no more funding available, you may either seek to be sponsored by your employer or self fund.

C1: Yorkshire and the Humber SSPRD Eligibility

Under new rules published by the local office of Health Education England in Yorkshire and the Humber new criteria apply to access Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (SSPRD) funding in 2016/17. Please note that SSPRD funding is limited, and is subject to availability and approval.

For the Yorkshire and the Humber region all applications must be approved by the manager(s) within your organisation responsible for approving study. Within South Yorkshire the authorisation of the relevant SSPRD lead is also required. Please refer to the list of authorised SSPRD signatories.

Mentorship
Only the non-credit bearing version of our Mentorship course will be funded. If you wish to undertake the credit bearing version, this will need to be paid directly by your employer or other body (as a sponsor) or you can self-fund.

Dissertations and Research or Research Equivalent
Dissertations and Research or Research equivalent modules will no longer be funded within the Yorkshire and the Humber region (unless approved by employers as part of an Advanced Clinical Practice training programme).

Public Health modules and Professional Doctorates/PhD
Public Health modules and Professional Doctorates/PhD will no longer be funded.

Private, Independent and Voluntary Sector Organisations
Staff within Private Independent and Voluntary Sector organisations will no longer be eligible for funding.

Applications Process
Your trust may also have a SSPRD application process and procedure which you will need to follow.

For Modules: Apply online via www.sheffield.ac.uk/hsccpd and search for the module you want to apply for. Within a week of applying you will be emailed a fees and funding form to complete. Return your completed fees and funding form at least six weeks prior to commencement, by emailing it with the confirmation from the signatories to snm.enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk Alternatively it can be posted to our Admissions Team at the address on the form.
● For study days: Complete the online study day application form. Upon completion you will be emailed a fees and funding form. Return your completed fees and funding form at least six weeks prior to commencement, by emailing it with the confirmation from the signatories to snm.enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk Alternatively it can be posted to our Admissions Team at the address on the form.
● For Programmes: Apply online via our website for the programme - www.sheffield.ac.uk/snm/postgraduatetaught via the PG online application system. Download and complete the fees and funding form.
Return your completed fees and funding form at least six weeks prior to commencement, by emailing it with the confirmation from the signatories to snm.enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk Alternatively it can be posted to our Admissions Team at the address on the form.

● Important - please note, that if you are applying for a programme which spans more than one financial year (before 31 March), you must apply for funding for each subsequent year as funding is unable to be approved for more than one year at a time. Download and complete the fees and funding form in April. Please note that any funding for subsequent years is subject to approval and availability.

Return your completed fees and funding form as soon as possible, by emailing it with the confirmation from the signatories to snm.enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk Alternatively it can be posted to our Admissions Team at the address on the form. 

C2: East Midlands Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) and Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP) Eligibility

Please note that East Midlands LBR/ACP funding is limited, and is subject to availability and approval.

LBR Funding
A list of modules funded by East Midlands in 2016/17 can be found here. Please check this list before applying. East Midlands do not support attendance for any study days.

To apply for East Midlands LBR/ACP funding you need the approval of the manager(s) responsible for approving study at your workplace, and the authorisation of the relevant LBR Lead. Please refer to this list of authorised signatories – LBR leads

ACP Funding
Please note only staff working in Advanced Clinical Practice roles are eligible to apply for ACP funding. ACP modules are included in the list of modules above. Please contact your Trust LBR Lead for further details guidance regarding ACP eligibility.

Dissertations
East Midlands will fund 50% of the cost of dissertations which are on the approved list.

Private voluntary and independent sector organisations
Private, independent and voluntary sector organisations in the East Midlands region may also be eligible for LBR funding if they provide placements for students. All such applications will need the approval of an LBR lead within your part of the region. Please refer to the list of LBR leads. 

Applications Process
Your organisation may also have a LBR application process and procedure which you will need to follow.
For modules: Apply online via our website for the module - www.sheffield.ac.uk/snm. Within a week of applying you will be emailed a fees and funding form to complete. Return your completed fees and funding form at least six weeks prior to commencement, by emailing it with the confirmation from the signatories to snm.enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk Alternatively it can be posted to our Admissions Team at the address on the form.
For programmes: Apply online via our website for the programme - www.sheffield.ac.uk/snm/postgraduatetaught via the PG online application system. Download and complete the fees and funding form.
Return your completed fees and funding form at least six weeks prior to commencement, by emailing it with the confirmation from the signatories to snm.enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk Alternatively it can be posted to our Admissions Team at the address on the form.

Important - please note, that if you are applying for a programme which spans more than one financial year (before 31 March), you must apply for funding for each subsequent year as funding is unable to be approved for more than one year at a time. Download and complete the fees and funding form in April. Please note that any funding for subsequent years is subject to approval and availability.

Return your completed fees and funding form as soon as possible, by emailing it with the confirmation from the signatories to snm.enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk Alternatively it can be posted to our Admissions Team at the address on the form.

Health Education East Midlands do not support students for our non-accredited study days, and will only fund 50% of the cost of dissertations which are only on the approved list.  Please see this list for details of supported courses.  

Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber do not support students for public health courses, professional doctorate programmes or research/dissertation modules (unless the research/dissertation module is part of an Advanced Clinical Practice programme).