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Part-time student funding

Part-time undergraduate/foundation degree students

UK Part-time students beginning a course of study at St Mary's can apply for a tuition fee loan to help with the cost of course. Part-time students are also now eligible to apply for loans for their living costs. The amount a student can receive depends on the intensity of study, for example, if a student studies 50% of a full-time course in a year, they can they apply for 50% of the full-time maintenance loan.

Students with a disability may be eligible for help with extra costs you may have to pay to study on your course as a direct result of your disability.

For further information on part-time student funding and support and to download an Application for Part-Time Student Support please visit your relevant awarding body:

Students from England

Students from Wales

Students from Scotland

Students from Northern Ireland

Students from Ireland

Other EU Students

Please look at the government guidance for new EU students here.

State benefits

If you are studying on a part-time course, your entitlement to benefits shouldn't be affected.

If you are on a low income you may be able to claim: