Loans - UK and EU students - University of Derby


Loans available from the government

You’ll be able to take out a tuition fee loan. You won't start repaying your student loans for tuition fees and living costs until you've finished studying and you're earning over £21,000 a year.

You'll also be able to get a loan for your living costs (food, accommodation and travel). The maximum you'll get is:

  • £5,500 if you live away from home
  • £4,375 if you live with your parents or guardians.

Applying for financial support

Contact Student Finance England as soon as possible – even if you haven’t had a firm offer from a university.

You can get an application form by calling 0845 300 5090, or they can apply online:

It’s important to stick to deadlines for returning your form to make sure your money is available at the start of term.

If you're a student from Wales, Northern Ireland or Scotland

To find out what loans and grants are available, please visit:

Download our UniPoints app

Use the UniPoints app as a guide to calculate your UCAS Tariff points and search for courses at the University of Derby.

Our UCAS points calculator allows you to check course entry requirements for 2017 entry and beyond.