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    Hi I’ve just received a unconditional at Birmingham city university however I’m a little worried about if student finance is going to cover both my tuition fee and accomodation..

    The course is £6900 and most accommodation prices are around £4000-5000 a year which means I would have to partly fund this myself.

    Is £10,000 the maximum you get for finance? And how does it get paid does it get paid in 3 instalments? (Tuition fee to the university and the remainder to me) do you get a maintenance fee and grant? Or do you have to pay for these seperatley?

    Could you give me a better explanation as I’m very confused.

    Thanks, amber.
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    (Original post by AMBERROSEX)
    Hi I’ve just received a unconditional at Birmingham city university however I’m a little worried about if student finance is going to cover both my tuition fee and accomodation..

    The course is £6900 and most accommodation prices are around £4000-5000 a year which means I would have to partly fund this myself.

    Is £10,000 the maximum you get for finance? And how does it get paid does it get paid in 3 instalments? (Tuition fee to the university and the remainder to me) do you get a maintenance fee and grant? Or do you have to pay for these seperatley?

    Could you give me a better explanation as I’m very confused.

    Thanks, amber.
    Hi AMBERROSE,
    If you are applying for a Postgraduate Loan (PGL) it is a one time only product of up to £10,000. Student Finance would pay this directly to you in 3 installments per academic year to cover living costs and tuition fees and you would then arrange with your university how you would pay the fees directly to them.


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    Hi, is it only up to £10,000? On the website it says £10,690?

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    (Original post by AMBERROSEX)
    Hi, is it only up to £10,000? On the website it says £10,690?

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    Amber.
    Hi Amber,

    It is to increase to £10,690 in the academic year 2018/19.



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    [QUOTE=Louise E SFE;76588064]Hi Amber,

    It is to increase to £10,690 in the academic year 2018/19.

    Thanks

    Right I get it now so that applies to us starting postgraduate study at university in September? Sorry for all the questions! I believe postgrad applications are to open in the summer too? Thanks
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    [QUOTE=AMBERROSEX;76590408]
    (Original post by Louise E SFE)
    Hi Amber,

    It is to increase to £10,690 in the academic year 2018/19.

    Thanks

    Right I get it now so that applies to us starting postgraduate study at university in September? Sorry for all the questions! I believe postgrad applications are to open in the summer too? Thanks
    Hi Amber,
    Postgraduate Loans (PGL) for 18/19 will open around June.

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