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Advice and Counselling Service


The information on these pages is for students studying (or planning to study) Medicine or Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London. 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 Queen Mary 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 Queen Mary
  • 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 Queen Mary, 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 contact Kate McFarlane in the School of Medicine and Dentistry.

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:​

And NHS Bursaries information:

You might also find the Royal Medical Benevolence Fund website of interest: 

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