MEDICAL AND DENTAL STUDENTS

The information on these pages is for students studying (or planning to study) Medicine or Dentistry at QMUL, either:

  • the 5 year MBBS or BDS as a first degree
  • the 5 year MBBS or BDS as a second degree
  • the Graduate Entry Programme (GEP)
  • Oxbridge or St Andrew's students joining the MBBS in year 3 
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • the Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy

You can use the left hand menu to read a summary of the funding arrangements for each of these courses.

This information applies to students who normally live in England. If you are from Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales, you should check with your home government’s department of education what your funding arrangements will be.

We have written a detailed advice guide specifically for QMUL Medical and Dental students, including prospective students:

In this guide you can find useful information on:

  • Student Finance (eligibility requirements, the different types of funding, and how to apply for it)
  • NHS funding (eligibility requirements, the different types of funding, and how to apply for it)
  • Repayment arrangements for Student Finance loans
  • Money from QMUL
  • Additional sources of funding including hardship funds and funding for electives
  • How to fund re-take periods of study

You can also read:

Our web page on planning a budget and managing money
This can help you to work out how much money you will need for your living costs as a student at QMUL, as well as ways you can minimise your spending.

Part Time and Vacation Work
This has information about national insurance numbers, income tax, where to look for jobs, and details of any working restrictions for non UK nationals.

For the Dean's Benevolence Fund application form, guidance notes and flowchart please go to our Guides and forms page and look for 'medical and dental students'.

Watch our short animation to find out what Student Finance is, and when and how to apply.

 

Further information

If after reading this information and our advice guide you have further questions about Student Finance, whether you are a current student or a prospective student, please contact a Welfare Adviser in the Advice and Counselling Service.

You can also find more information about Student Finance here:

https://www.gov.uk/student-finance​

http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk

And NHS Bursaries information:

http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/816.aspx

You might also find the Money for med students website of interest:

http://www.money4medstudents.org/


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.