Postgraduate

UK/EU students

Postgraduate Master’s Loan Scheme (students from England and non-UK countries)

Value of award

Maximum of £10,280 (2017 entry)

Overview

The UK government's Postgraduate Master's Loan Scheme is available for 2017 entry:

Course eligibility

Duration

Eligible course durations

Non-eligible course durations

Repayment Terms

Administration and payment of the Loan

Payment 1: Course start date
Payment 2: 4 months after the course start month (last Wednesday of the month)
Payment 3: 7 months after the course start month (last Wednesday of the month)

Eligibility Criteria

EU Referendum

Eligible EU students applying for the Postgraduate Master’s Loan from the Student Loans Company for 2017 entry will continue to be eligible for the duration of their course. Future funding arrangements with the EU will be determined as part of the UK’s discussions on its membership.

2016 entry students 

If you started your studies in 2016 and received the Postgraduate Master's Loan Scheme, please see our information for continuing students

How to apply

The 17/18 application cycle is now open. The quickest way to apply is online.

Contact

If you are looking for more information, you can visit Student Finance England’s student finance zone, The Student Room, which has been updated with a dedicated Postgraduate Loan section including answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Student Finance England has also produced a series of quick guides and films covering:

Students from Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

You will need to apply for support from your own student finance agency:

(*) Before making your application for a Postgraduate Loan from SFNI, please contact Newcastle University at ltds@ncl.ac.uk and let us know the course title, qualification, mode (full time or part time) and programme code (if known) that you will be requesting a loan for. We will then be in touch to advise you when you can make your application to SFNI.

Eligible Courses

  • Accounting, Finance and Strategic Investment MSc
  • Advanced Computer Science MSc
  • Advanced Electrical Power Engineering MSc
  • Ageing and Health MRes
  • Agricultural and Environmental Science MSc
  • Animal Behaviour MRes
  • Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare MSc, PGDip
  • Applied Linguistics and TESOL MA
  • Applied Linguistics Research MA
  • Applied Process Control MSc, PGDip
  • Archaeology MLitt
  • Architectural Design Research MA
  • Architecture, Planning and Landscape (Design) MA
  • Architecture, Planning and Landscape MA
  • Art Museum and Gallery Practice MPrac
  • Art Museum and Gallery Studies MA, PGDip
  • Arts, Business and Creativity MA
  • Automation and Control MSc
  • Banking and Finance MSc
  • Banking and Finance MSc (London campus)
  • Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management MSc
  • Bioinformatics MSc
  • Biomedical Engineering MSc
  • Biosciences MRes
  • Biotechnology and Business Enterprise MRes
  • British History MA
  • Cancer MRes
  • Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease MRes
  • Chinese Studies MLitt
  • Classics and Ancient History MA
  • Classics MLitt
  • Clean Technology MSc, PGDip
  • Clinical Research/Clinical Research (Ageing) MClinRes, PGDip, PGCert (E-learning)
  • Clinical Research/Clinical Research (Leadership) MClinRes, PGDip, PGCert
  • Cloud Computing for Big Data MRes, PGDip
  • Cloud Computing MSc
  • Communications and Signal Processing MSc
  • Computational Neuroscience and Neuroinformatics MSc
  • Computational Systems Biology MSc
  • Computer Game Engineering MSc
  • Computer Science MSc
  • Computer Security and Resilience MSc
  • Creative Arts Practice MA
  • Creative Writing MA, PGCert
  • Cross-Cultural Communication and Applied Linguistics MA
  • Cross-Cultural Communication and Education MA
  • Cross-Cultural Communication and International Management MA
  • Cross-Cultural Communication and International Marketing MA
  • Cross-Cultural Communication and International Relations MA
  • Cross-Cultural Communication and Media Studies MA
  • Cross-Cultural Communication MA
  • Design and Manufacturing Engineering MSc
  • Diabetes MRes
  • Digital Civics MRes
  • Drug Chemistry MSc
  • E-Business (E-Marketing) MSc
  • E-Business (Information Systems) MSc
  • E-Business MSc
  • Ecological Consultancy MSc
  • Education Research MA
  • Education: International Perspectives (Development and Education) MA
  • Education: International Perspectives (Leadership and Management) MA
  • Education: International Perspectives (Teaching and Learning) MA
  • Education: International Perspectives (Technology in Education) MA
  • Electrical Power MSc
  • Employee Relations MA, PGDip, PGCert
  • Engineering Geology MSc
  • English Language and/or Linguistics MLitt
  • English Literature MA
  • English Literature MLitt
  • Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry MSc
  • Environmental Consultancy MSc
  • Environmental Engineering MSc
  • Environmental Law and Policy (Research) LLM
  • Environmental Regulation and Sustainable Development LLM
  • Environmental Resource Assessment MSc
  • Epidemiology MRes
  • European History MA
  • European Union Studies MA
  • Evolution and Human Behaviour MRes
  • Experimental Architecture MSc
  • Film: Theory and Practice MA
  • Finance and Economics (Research) MA
  • Finance MSc
  • Fine Art MFA
  • Flood Risk Management MSc
  • Food and Rural Development Research MSc
  • Forensic Psychology MSc
  • Foundations in Clinical Psychology MSc
  • French MLitt
  • Genomic Medicine MSc, PGDip, PGCert
  • Geotechnical Engineering MSc
  • Heritage Practice MPrac
  • Heritage Studies MA, PGDip
  • History MA
  • History of Medicine MA
  • Human Geography Research MA
  • Human Resource Management MA
  • Hydrogeology and Water Management MSc
  • Hydroinformatics MSc
  • Hydrology and Climate Change MSc
  • Immunobiology MRes
  • Industrial and Commercial Biotechnology MSc
  • Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship MSc
  • International Business Law LLM
  • International Business Management MSc
  • International Business Management MSc (London campus)
  • International Development and Education MA
  • International Development and Education with Cross Cultural Communication MA
  • International Economics and Finance MSc
  • International Financial Analysis MSc
  • International Human Resource Management MA
  • International Marine Environmental Consultancy (IMEC) MSc, PGDip
  • International Marketing MSc
  • International Marketing MSc (London campus)
  • International Multimedia Journalism MA
  • International Political Economy MA
  • International Politics (Critical Geopolitics) MA
  • International Politics (Global Justice and Ethics) MA
  • International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty and Development) MA
  • International Spatial Planning MSc
  • Interpreting MA
  • Landscape Architecture Studies MA
  • Latin American Interdisciplinary Studies MA
  • Law LLM
  • Linguistics (with specialist pathways in English Language, Language Acquisition, and European Languages) MA
  • Local and Regional Development (Research) MA
  • Management and Business Studies (Research) MA, PGDip
  • Marine Ecosystems and Governance MRes
  • Marine Engineering MSc
  • Marine Transport Management MSc
  • Master of Business Administration MBA
  • Master of Business Administration MBA
  • Materials Design and Engineering MSc
  • Mechanical Engineering MSc
  • Mechatronics MSc
  • Media and Journalism MA
  • Media and Public Relations MA
  • Media and Society (Research) MA
  • Medical and Molecular Biosciences MRes
  • Medical Education MMedEd, PGDip, PGCert
  • Medical Genetics MRes
  • Medical Sciences MRes
  • Medical Sciences MSc
  • Medical Technology Innovation MRes
  • Medicinal Plants and Functional Foods MSc
  • Microelectronics MSc
  • Mitochondrial Biology and Medicine MRes
  • Molecular Microbiology MRes
  • Museum Practice MPrac
  • Museum Studies MA, PGDip
  • Music MLitt
  • Naval Architecture MSc
  • Neuromuscular Diseases MRes
  • Neuroscience MRes
  • Offshore Engineering MSc
  • Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc
  • Operations Management, Logistics and Accounting MSc
  • Organic Farming and Food Production Systems MSc
  • Petroleum Geochemistry MSc
  • Philosophy MLitt
  • Pipeline Engineering MSc, PGDip, PGCert
  • Planning and Environment Research MA
  • Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security MRes
  • Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security MSc
  • Sustainable Buildings and Environments MSc
  • Sustainable Chemical Engineering MSc, PGDip
  • Synthetic Biology MSc
  • Systems Biology MRes
  • Technology in the Marine Environment MRes
  • Town Planning MSc
  • Toxicology MRes
  • Translating and Interpreting MA
  • Translating MA
  • Translation Studies MA
  • Translation Studies MLitt
  • Translational Medicine and Therapeutics MRes
  • Transplantation MRes
  • Transport Planning and Business Management MSc
  • Transport Planning and Engineering MSc
  • Transport Planning and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) MSc
  • Transport Planning and the Environment MSc
  • Urban Design MA, PGDip
  • Urban Energy Technology and Policy (with specialist pathways in Planning, Architecture and Engineering) MSc
  • Urban Energy Technology and Policy MRes
  • Wildlife Management MSc
  • Wireless Embedded Systems MSc
  • World Politics and Popular Culture MA
  • Writing Poetry MA