Use these 2017 figures as a guide to help you plan your finances. We'll publish the 2018 figures as soon as we can.
Everyone is entitled to a maintenance loan. The maximum amount available for September 2017 entry is £8,430 per year. Some of this amount will be dependent on your household income. Household income is defined as your family's gross annual income of the household you live in, minus some pension contributions and allowances for dependent children.
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All full-time students from the UK provided you haven’t completed an undergraduate degree before. The figure above is based on what an English student, studying outside of London, might receive. Awards for students from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will be slightly different.
Who am I borrowing from?
How is it paid?
By three instalments, straight into your bank account. The first instalment is paid 3–5 days after you register with us.
Do I have to reapply each year?
Paying it back
Do I have to pay off my tuition and maintenance loans separately?
How do I pay it back?
When do I pay it?
Can I pay my loan off early?
When do I apply?
How do I apply?