Tuition Fees for Higher Education

Don’t let finance hold you back - with no upfront fees to pay and a combination of student loans and grants available, funding your course may be easier than you think.

Fees for full-time students

Our tuition fees for full-time undergraduate courses offer great value for money.

2018/19 entry: £7,925

Fees for part-time students

Fees for part-time higher education courses will be charged on a pro rata basis. It can be cheaper to undertake a course part-time but it will take you longer to complete your qualification.

Tuition fee loans

These are available to cover the full cost of tuition fees and don’t have to be repaid until you’re qualified and earning at least £25,000 a year*. The table below gives you an idea of what your monthly repayments could be.

Annual incomeAmount of income from which 9% will be deductedMonthly repayment
Up to £25,000£0£0
£30,000£5,000£37.50
£35,000£10,000£75.00
£45,000£20,000£150.00

Disclaimer: These figures apply to the current year and may be subject to increases in subsequent years of your course.

*Applies to English and Welsh students only - for full terms and conditions go to https://www.gov.uk/repaying-your-student-loan

Financial support

You may be entitled to apply for a maintenance loan if you are on a full-time course. The maximum maintenance loan for the 2018/19 academic year (depending on household income) is:

  • If you are living with parents/guardians and under 25 years old - £7,324    
  • If you are living away from home or over 25 years old - £8,700

You may be eligible to apply for additional financial support depending on your circumstances.

International students

Fees and payment information is available for international students in our International Student Fees Policy.

Additional grants

Disabled Students’ Allowance – the amount you could get is dependent on your individual needs.

Parents’ Learning Allowance – you could get up to £1,669 for the 2018 to 2019 academic year.

Childcare Grant – you could be eligible for up to up to £164.70 a week for one child and up to £282.36 a week for two or more children for the 2018 to 2019 academic year.

Adult Dependants’ Grant – you could get up to £2,925 for the 2018 to 2019 academic year.

MoD Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme - members of the Armed Forces may be eligible to claim funding for approved qualifications at level 3 or above.

Contact us

Our student advisers are here to help with all aspects of funding and can help you apply for your Tuition Fees Loan. Contact us on T 01253 504496 or E careers@blackpool.ac.uk.

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