Higher Education Fee Breakdown 2020/21 (per year)
|FdA Full-time (two years)
|FdA Part-time (three years)
|BA/BSc Honours Full-time (one year)
|BA/BSc Honours Part-time (two years)
|HNC Full-time (one year)
|HNC Part-time (two years)
|Certificate in Education Part-time (two years)
Applying for Finance
To apply for Student Finance you will need to go to the Student Finance Login of the gov.uk website. There you will be able to register with Student Finance England and then apply for your loans.
You can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan which will pay your fees. You can also apply for a Maintenance Loan, which is money that goes straight into your bank account. You may also be eligible for a Maintenance Grant. This is dependent upon your household income and does not need to be repaid. You can find more information about all these loans/fees on the Student Finance England website where there is a full overview of how these loans work. There is also a Student Finance calculator which can work out how much you are likely to receive. Please check the Plymouth University website to ensure you are clear about the fees that you will be charged upon progressing to Plymouth campus for a top up year.
Disabled Students Allowance (DSA)
As a higher education student living in England, you can apply for a Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) if you have a:
- Long-term health condition
- Mental health condition
- Specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia/dyspraxia
The support you get depends on your individual needs. Details of the information, process and the forms necessary are available at:
The application can take as long as 14 weeks to complete, so it is essential to start the process as soon as possible. We are here to support you through each stage, from filling in the forms to discussing any issues or concerns you may have. We feel very strongly that it is important that you have the best possible start to your Degree studies.
If you are unsure whether you can apply for DSA or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.
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