Students from the UK (England, Scotland & Northern Ireland)
There are different loans and grants available for students from around the UK wishing to study in Wales. These loans and grants can cover tuition fees and living costs. Below will explain more about the loans and grants which are available to you based on where you’re from.
Please note that information regarding entry in 2020/21 may be subject to change.
ENGLISH DOMICILED STUDENTS
Tuition Fee Loan - Up to £9,000 a year
English Domiciled Students wishing to study in Wales can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan which will cover your tuition fee costs. This loan has to be repaid after you finish your studies, but only when you earn a salary of more than £25,000 per year. The loan is paid directly to the university. Interest will be applied to your tuition loan from the first day the money is paid to the university until it has been repaid in full or written off.
For further information, visit the Student Finance England website.
SCOTTISH DOMICILED STUDENTS
Tuition Fee Loan – Up to £9,000 a year
You can apply to Student Awards Agency Scotland for a student loan to pay part or all of your tuition fees. Eligible Scottish domiciled students are entitled to a non-income-assessed loan of up to £9,000 a year towards the cost of your tuition fees.
More information is available on the Student Awards Agency Scotland website.
NORTHERN IRISH DOMICILED STUDENTS
Tuition Fee loan – Up to £9,000 a year
You can get a Tuition Fee Loan to cover all or part of your tuition fees which is paid directly to the university which is repayable. How much you can receive will depend on where in the United Kingdom you decided to study. If you decide to study here in Wales, you can get a Tuition Fee Loan to cover the full amount of tuition fees, up to a maximum of £9,000. You will be charged interest on any amount you borrow.
Visit the Student Finance Northern Ireland website for more information on what you may be eligible to receive.