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Doctoral Loan for Postgraduate Research

This is an excellent opportunity for UK students who wish to undertake Postgraduate Research at Northumbria University. The UK Government will provide a Doctoral Loan to help fund your course fees and living costs.

Doctoral Loan to fund your Postgraduate Research

This information is for UK students who wish to apply to undertake Postgraduate Research, such as a PhD. Carefully check eligibility as terms and conditions apply.

This is an excellent opportunity for students who wish to undertake Postgraduate Research at Northumbria University. The UK Government will provide a Doctoral Loan to help fund your course fees and living costs.

The amount you may be able to apply for will depend on when you started your course:

You have to repay your Doctoral Loan at the same time as any other student loans you have. You’ll be charged interest from the day you get the first payment. Your loan is paid directly into your UK bank account.

Please see the Government Website, which provides step-by-step information about the loan and the application process. 

Further Information

  • Tuition Fees for Postgraduate Research
  • Fee Liability
  • Paying your Fees
  • If you are a current Northumbria student, and would like to review fees from previous years please visit MyNorthumbria
  • If you have any further queries about fees and funding, and you would like to speak to an adviser, drop-in to Student Central, Library Building, City Campus West. You can also contact us via email, or call 0191 227 4127.
Last updated: 09/11/2021

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