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E-mail: postgraduate@bangor.ac.uk

Fees & Finances

Postgraduate Loan & additional support (Wales & EU)

  • A postgraduate loan is available for students ordinarily resident in Wales. The loan applies to students undertaking full- or part-time courses leading to the award of a Master’s degree.
  • For the academic year 2018-19 a postgraduate loan of £13,000 is available to Welsh-domiciled and EU students. This applies to eligible Master’s courses with a start date between 1 August 2018 and 31 July 2019.
  • For 2018-19, the Welsh Government is also providing additional support for postgraduate students from Wales who choose to study in Wales.
    • At Bangor University, this means students from Wales and the EU are guaranteed a tuition fee reduction of £1,000.
    • For Wales-domiciled students only, an additional means-tested maintenance support payment of £5000 will be made to eligible candidates, depending on household income / personal circumstances. The maintenance support payment will require a separate assessment process. Please contact the Money Support Unit to request an application form.
    • The Welsh Government are yet to confirm the value of the Postgraduate Loan and additional financial support for 2019-20. Please check the Student Finance Wales website for the latest details

Postgraduate Doctoral Loan (Wales)

If you’re starting a full-time or part-time postgraduate Doctoral course (such as a PhD) from 1 August 2018, you can apply for a Postgraduate Doctoral Loan of up to £25,000. This can help with course fees and living costs while you study. More information

Following an announcement from the government, it has been confirmed that EU nationals in Wales in 2019/20 will be eligible to pay the same tuition fees as Welsh students and eligible to receive the tuition fee loan and/or grants from Student Finance Wales. The fee status and loan support will remain for the duration of study. For further details please check the Student Finance Wales website.

Postgraduate Loan (England)

Students from England are able to apply for a postgraduate loan (PGL) of up to £10,609 as a contribution to the cost of study, with repayment on similar terms to the undergraduate student loan. For full details of eligibility, payment and repayment, download the PGL Policy Summary.

The UK Government are yet to confirm the value of the Postgraduate Loan and additional financial support for 2019-20. Please check the Government website for the latest details.

Postgraduate Doctoral Loan (England)

If you’re starting a full-time or part-time postgraduate Doctoral course (such as a PhD) from 1 August 2018, you can apply for a Postgraduate Doctoral Loan of up to £25,000. This can help with course fees and living costs while you study. More information.

Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan (Northern Ireland)

Students from Northern Ireland can now apply for up to £5500 towards the cost of their postgraduate tuition fee. For full details please check the Student Finance NI website, or read the full DfE statement here.

Scholarships, Studentships & Bursaries

The University offers a wide range of scholarships, studentships and bursaries.

International students

If you are an international student you should consult our country-specific pages for the most relevant information. The International Education Centre act as the focal point for international students across all courses, subject areas and levels of study at Bangor. Fees, funding and scholarship opportunities may vary depending on your nationality and home country.

Tuition fees & Payment methods