Tuition Fee Loan Part-time undergraduate, Northern Ireland students

3. How much can I get?

The amount of loan you can get depends on your course fees

The only way to know exactly how much you'll get is to apply, but you could get up to £3,397.50.


If your university or college are charging you £3,397.50, you can borrow up to £3,397.50.

If they're charging £1,250, you can only borrow up to £1,250.

Maximum available

Academic year

Maximum Tuition Fee Loan available

2021 to 2022

Up to £3,397.50

2020 to 2021

Up to £3,296.25

Tuition Fee Grant with a Tuition Fee Loan

You can also apply for a Tuition Fee Grant, if you're able to get both it can reduce the amount of loan you have to repay.

If your course costs more than the student finance you can get, you need to pay the difference

If the tuition fee charged by your university or college is more than the maximum student finance available to you, you'll need to pay the remaining amount to them directly.

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