Fees and Funding

No upfront payments

If you take out a Tuition Fee Loan, you won't have to pay your fees upfront or while you study (eligibility criteria apply). ‘Home’ (UK) full-time and part-time undergraduate students can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan from Student Finance England or from their regional funding body in Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland. EU students can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan from the Student Finance Services European Team. Students will not usually have to begin repaying student loans until they have left university and are earning more than £21,000 per year.

Funding for living

‘Home’ full-time undergraduate students can apply to Student Finance England to be assessed for a loan to help with living costs while studying (eligibility criteria apply). Additional funding for those with dependant children and/or adults may also be available. The amount of maintenance loan you receive will be means tested on your parents’ (or household) income. ‘Home’ students on allied health professional courses such as BSc Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy and Podiatry may also be eligible to be assessed for additional non-repayable funding towards placement costs such as travel, dual accommodation, and childcare from the NHS.

Part-time tuition fees

Fees for studying part-time will vary depending on the type and length of the course. These are normally calculated on a pro-rata basis. Our own tuition fee advisors are here to provide further information on payment of tuition fees.

Additional funding and loans*

Financial assistance - This fund may provide discretionary assessed financial assistance for ‘Home’ full-time and part-time students to help them access and remain in Higher Education, particularly those students who need financial help to meet extra costs that cannot be met from other sources of support. The fund can also help to alleviate unexpected financial hardship.

Bridging loan - A loan of up to £250 that can provide financial assistance to full-time ‘Home’ students who have applied for and are eligible to receive a maintenance loan, but whose first instalment of funding has been delayed.

Childcare loan - Full-time ‘Home’ students whose Childcare Grant has been delayed can apply for this loan. The loan is intended to pay towards registered childcare only, up to a maximum of £500.

Emergency loan fund - This Fund may provide small, short term, interest-free loans to students finding themselves in unexpected and temporary financial difficulties. Loans are not intended to cover everyday living costs.

Useful websites:

www.gov.uk/studentfinance

ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/finance-and-support slc.co.uk

offa.org.uk/students

thestudentroom.co.uk/studentfinance

For the most up-to-date fees, please visit: our website 

To speak to a Tuition Fees Advisor please contact: 01604 892236.

If you have any funding queries, please contact the Financial Guidance Team on: 01604 892833 or email money@northampton.ac.uk

Please note that the full funding information for the 2018-19 academic year has not been fully confirmed at the date of publication and may be subject to change.

*Eligibility criteria apply.