Postgraduate study

Welsh Government Postgraduate Loan

  • Expected for 2018, Welsh students will be able to apply for up to £17,000 towards the cost postgraduate study at any UK university.
  • Both campuses
  • UK/EU students
  • Up to £10,280
  • Master's

The Welsh government are currently planning a new loan scheme for postgraduate study from 2018. The maximum amount available to Welsh students is expected to be £17,000, though the exact figure is yet to be confirmed.

The sum is likely to comprise of two components:

  • A grant, which will include a non-means-tested component of £1,000 plus a means-tested component of up to £6,885
  • A loan which will top up the grant to a maximum amount of £17,000.

These plans have been given preliminary approval by the Welsh Government, but are currently going through a consultation process. They are expected to be confirmed in time for September 2018. For updates, please keep checking the Student Finance Wales website.