+ Parents’ Learning Allowance
This allowance is to help with course-related costs like books, study materials and travel if you have dependent children. You can get up to ?1,573 per year depending on your income and that of those you live with.
Any amount you’re entitled to is paid in addition to your main student finance package. It’s paid directly into your bank account in three instalments, at the same time as any Maintenance Loan or Grant you get.
+ Disabled Students’ Allowance
If you have a disability we encourage you to get in touch during your application process so we can discuss what support we can offer you.
These grants help to pay the essential extra costs you may have as a direct result of your disability including a mental-health condition, or specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia or dyspraxia.
What you’re entitled to depends on your needs assessment, this is an informal meeting to discuss what equipment and support will help you. It can go towards essential extra costs like human support, travel, assistive technology and training, and it doesn’t have to be paid back.
If you’re going to study full-time and are applying for a loan you can process your DSA with your application to Student Finance England. If you’re not applying for a loan or you’re studying part-time you can still complete a DSA1 form with Student Finance England.
The NHS Learning Support Fund is available to students starting a course in midwifery, nursing or operating department practice from onwards.
For more details, visit the NHS Business Services Authority website. You can set up a Learning Support Fund (LSF) account on the website, and use this to apply for funding.
+ Training Grant
From , nursing, midwifery, operating department practitioner (ODP) and paramedic science students can receive funding of ?5,000 a year to help with living costs. Some students may be eligible for more, and this money does not have to be repaid.
+ Social Work Bursary
If you’re studying BA (Hons) Social WorkBA (Hons) Social Work you can apply for the Student Finance England Maintenance Loan (more details under the 'Student loans’ tab).
During your second and third years of study you might meet the criteria to access the income-assessed NHS Social Work Bursary, introduced by the Department of Health as an incentive to train in social work. As a university, we’re offered a limited number of bursaries, so we cannot guarantee that you will get one. Bursaries are allocated according to your interview score and passing the preparation for practice module, which reflects current Department of Health guidance.
- don’t get funding from your employer
- are studying an approved undergraduate course in social work
- don’t already have a higher education social work qualification
- are nominated by your university.
If you have any questions about social work bursaries, you can find answers 24 hours a day, seven days a week using Ask Us.
*If you live in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales, you can apply through Student Finance NI, Student Awards Agency for Scotland or Student Finance Wales.
You’ll find details of fees on individual course pages, though you can check our tuition fees page for a general guide.
How to pay
We ask you to pay a deposit towards tuition fees before you receive an unconditional offer or Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS). This will be listed as a condition on your bad credit payday loans Hamburg New York offer letter.
You’ll find full details of how to pay your deposit, fees and other costs in your offer letter. We recommend that you pay: