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Tuition Fee Loan

Tuition Fee Loan

How much is the tuition fee?

You will be charged a tuition fee by QMUL in each academic year.

The Tuition Fee in 2018/19 is:

£9,250 if you are a new student starting your course in 2018/19 or if you are continuing student and started your course in 2017/18 or thereafter.

£9,000 if you are a continuing student and started your course between 2012 - 2016. 

How do I pay the tuition fee?

As well as the information below, you can find information about tuition fee payments on the Advice and Counselling Service website

You can also read the QMUL Tuition Fee Regulations.

Student Finance Tuition Fee Loan

You can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan to pay all or part of your tuition fee if you are eligible, or you can pay the fee yourself.

You will need to repay the Tuition Fee Loan in the future. See the ‘Loan Repayments’ section later in this Advice Guide.

There is no age limit on taking a Tuition Fee Loan and it is not income assessed. The money will be paid directly to QMUL on your behalf, in three instalments:

At the start of semester 1 - 25% of the tuition fee

At the start of semester 2 - 25% of the tuition fee

At the start of the exam period - 50% of the tuition fee

You need to bring the University and College payment advice page of your Student Finance Entitlement letter to the Enrolment Centre when you go to enrol, to show that you are getting a Tuition Fee Loan.

I am paying my own tuition fee

For any amount of tuition fee that you are going to pay for yourself, you will need to sign a payment agreement before enrolment. You will be required to pay 25% of the total amount of tuition fee which you are paying yourself by enrolment, and the remaining balance will normally be payable in seven monthly instalments between October and April.

If you plan to pay the tuition fee yourself, but you find you cannot afford to do this, you can still apply for a Tuition Fee Loan later. For the academic year 2018/19 you must apply to Student Finance England for the tuition fee loan by the deadline of 31 May. However, QMUL will expect you to keep up with your tuition fee payments until your Tuition Fee Loan is processed by SFE. Once your Tuition Fee Loan is processed, you can apply to the Fees Office for a refund of the tuition fee you have paid yourself.

How much is the tuition fee if I leave or take time out of my course?

The Advice and Counselling Service Advice Guide Interrupting, Resitting or Leaving your course: A guide for home and EU students' explains how much tuition fee you will be liable for if you interrupt your studies or leave your course - this is determined by the date of interruption or leaving. As soon as you enrol you are liable for 25% of the tuition fee. The advice guide also explains how much tuition fee you will be liable for when you resume your studies following an interruption. 

If you are not eligible for a Tuition Fee Loan, think carefully about how you will be able to afford to pay your tuition fee before you decide to enrol. As soon as you enrol you are liable for 25% of the tuition fee. There are no university hardship funds which can help you to pay your tuition fee once you have enrolled on your course. Contact a Welfare Adviser for advice about your options if you aren’t eligible for a Tuition Fee Loan.

Disclaimer:
Law, regulations and policies can change quickly. The information on our website is given in good faith and has been carefully checked but QMUL cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omissions. QMUL is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites which are provided for further information.

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