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Loans and Grants

ENGLAND

Tuition Fee Loan

Students living in England who are starting their studies in academic year 2019/20 can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan to cover the full cost of tuition fees (subject to terms and conditions). They can do this by applying online to Student Finance England (SFE).

FundingAmount per academic year
Tuition Fee Cost £9000
Tuition Fee Loan (Maximum) £9000

Tuition Fee Loan payments will be made directly to the University upon confirmation of your attendance each term, therefore no up-front payment is required.

Maintenance Loan

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 SFE Student finance calculator.

Household incomeMaintenance Loan - Living in parental homeMaintenance Loan - Living away from home 
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£8994
£30,000 £6895 £8303
£35,000 £6260 £7661
£40,000 £5626 £7019
£42,875 £5261 £6650
£45,000 £4991 £6377
£50,000 £4357 £5735
£55,000 £3722 £5093
£60,000 £3314 £4452
£62,212+ £3314 £4168

Maintenance payments are paid direct to you in 3 instalments.  Your 1st instalment will be paid after you have enrolled and collected your ID card (the subsequent 2 instalments will be paid on the 1st day of the Spring and Summer terms).

Maintenance Loan (Those who qualify for benefits)

Students who qualify for benefits would previously have been entitled to a special support grant, however, as this is no longer available this will be replaced by an increased maintenance loan. Students who qualify for benefits will continue to receive more maintenance support than other students as detailed below.

Household incomeMaintenance Loan - Living in parental homeMaintenance Loan - Living away from home 
£25,000 £8882 £10,194
£30,000 £7870 £9203
£35,000 £6857 £8212
£40,000 £5844 £7220
£42,875 £5261 £6650
£45,000 £4992 £6378

Maintenance payments are paid direct to you in 3 instalments.  Your 1st instalment will be paid after you have enrolled and collected your ID card (the subsequent 2 instalments will be paid on the 1st day of the Spring and Summer terms).

Supplementary Grants

Students with dependent children, childcare costs, adult dependents, a disability or are classed as a Care Leaver may be entitled to additional help. 

GrantMaximum  AvailableIs it means tested?Application Form
Parental Learning Allowance (PLA) £1716 Yes PN1
Adult Dependant Grant (ADG) £3007 Yes PN1
Child Care Grant (CCG)

85% of costs up to a maximum of:

1 child - £169.31/week

2+ children - £290.27/week

Yes CCG1

If you have further additional circumstances, there may be additional support and funding available. For more information please visit our Students With Additional Considerations webpage. 

Remember - There are Scholarships and Bursaries available. They are provided by Swansea University to promote excellence and widening participation. 

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