UK Postgraduate Loans

Postgraduate Loan Scheme for students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Study at Glasgow Caledonian University and save up to £10,000 per year with the new UK Government Postgraduate Loans Scheme.

From 1 August 2016, the UK government will award postgraduate loans for masters study in the UK. These postgraduate loans offer students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland up to £10,000 per year off taught or research postgraduate study across all subject areas.

For the most up to date information on these new loans including full details of who is eligible visit

Study in Scotland 

The UK postgraduate loan scheme is eligible for all postgraduate masters degrees beginning 1 August 2016 onwards. This includes full-time, part-time, distance learning, taught and research study across the UK, including Scotland.

Find a postgraduate course

If you are a UK national who ordinarily resides in England, Wales or Northern Ireland, you can study anywhere in the UK, including Scotland.

Postgraduate loan eligibility

Borrow up to £10,000 per year

Postgraduate students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland can borrow up to £10,000 per year or up to £5,000 per year part-time.

Funds are provided in three instalments per year. Repayment is based on 6% of income over £21,000 per year, commencing from April 2019. Interest charged at RPI+3%.

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Apply today

Applications for postgraduate loans are now open. Here's a full guide on how to apply.

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