FEES AND FUNDING



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Bradford aims to ensure that we are able to invest in high quality resources and equipment to provide you with an excellent higher education experience.


We believe that the tuition fees and bursaries at Bradford balance these objectives to offer students an excellent learning experience resulting in a well-respected degree at a sensible cost.



CAN I AFFORD TO GO TO UNIVERSITY?





There are a number of support packages available to students to assist with the cost of your degree course. Non repayable grants are available from the Government; the amount you are entitled to will depend on your household income. You can also get a low cost loan to pay for your fees and you won’t have to repay this loan until after you have graduated. To get an indication of the level of support you can expect to receive you can use the Student Finance Calculator.


You can also contact the Student Finance England student support line on 0300 100 0607 for advice. Some examples of household income and support available to Bradford students can be found at the individual links below:

Undergraduate fees and support

Part-time fees and support

Postgraduate fees and support



Will it be worth the investment?





Several studies have recently been conducted into the financial benefits of gaining a degree. Although the figures differ, it is accepted that lifetime earnings of graduates are significantly higher than non-graduates. For many professions, such as teaching, a degree is required to qualify therefore studying for a degree opens opportunities to careers which are not available to non-graduates.



Bradford University Support Fund





The Bradford University Support Fund provides financial assistance for students experiencing hardship. Non-­repayable grants are available, however the amount varies from year- to-year and students could not rely on the Bradford University Support Fund as a regular source of income. Bradford University Support Fund grants are normally made to students with dependants. N.B. Application to the fund is not a guarantee of an award being made.



Financial help for students with disabilities





The Disabled Students’ Allowance is available for students with disabilities who have declared their disability to help buy specialist equipment. This support is in addition to the grants and loans offered by the Government.



Information regarding Equivalent or Lower Qualification (ELQ)





If you have a previously been awarded a degree, you may be affected by the Government’s ELQ policy. Those who fall under the ELQ policy will need to pay the course fees themselves as they will not be subsidised by the Government. Please contact Admissions for further information.



Retake Fees





Bradford students are well supported in their studies and given the best opportunities to succeed. However it is important that a student is aware that should they fail an assessment or module, there may be financial implications. The current fees (2020/21) are as follows: Should a student be required by the Programme Assessment Board to retake a module – undergraduate 20 credits, (which requires attending all timetabled sessions, undertaking all directed hours and submitting all assessment elements, even when an element – but not the module – has been passed previously) a fee of £1,100 is applicable. The fee for retaking a school experience placement is £1,100.




FOR UK STUDENTS





While you're contemplating you'll have two primary expenses – educational expenses and living expenses. You can get a scope of subsidizing to help with these expenses. There's loads of ­financial help accessible from the Student Loan Company, the University and outside subsidizing sources, that may give advances (which must be repaid) and awards, grants and bursaries (that don't).


You would typically apply to the financing supplier for where you are normally inhabitant. At the point when you are concentrating there will be two primary expenses:

- your educational expenses and

- your living costs (upkeep).


You can get understudy account to assist you with the two expenses. Educational expense Loans are non-implies tried and you can acquire up to the most extreme add up to cover your charge every scholarly year (in the event that you have recently contemplated this may influence your qualification).


Some support financing depends fair and square of family unit pay. This can be:

- your parents

- or then again in the event that you are more than 25 years of age or meet other rules, (for example, being alienated, a Care Leaver or being monetarily independent for a long time before beginning your course), you will be classed as an autonomous understudy and evaluated on your own income

- or on the other hand in the event that you are hitched or are more than 25 and living with an accomplice as a team, at that point your accomplice's pay would for the most part be considered


The measure of upkeep uphold you get will likewise rely on where you live during your examinations, for example regardless of whether you live away from home or with your folks.


You should apply for your financing before expressing your course, the previous the better, and you should reapply for subsidizing each scholastic year.


What financing is accessible for new low maintenance understudies in 2020/21.

All qualified low maintenance understudies will have the option to apply for a non-implies tried Tuition Fee Loan Understudies may get up to £2,625 for expenses.


Extra Support for Living Costs for Students Living in EU

Qualified low maintenance understudies living in EU and beginning a course after 1 September 2020 will be qualified to apply for help for living expenses by means of a English Government Learning Grant and a Maintenance Loan. The level depends on the £1,000 least award accessible to full-time understudies, so low maintenance understudy learning at half of full-time hours would get a base award of £500. The degree of further awards and advances are subject to the quantity of hours (for example the force) of study and family unit salary. The greatest measure of consolidated advance and award accessible to an understudy considering 75% power is £5,433.75.


Extra Support for Living Costs for Students Living in Scotland

Another low Maintenance Loan is presently accessible to those beginning their course from September 2020 onwards, subject to force of study. The greatest accessible would be £9,203 for those living ceaselessly from home (outside of Scotland) and £7,747 for those living at home. Applying for low maintenance awards (if relevant) and advances Applications for English occupants beginning in 2020/21 will be accessible through Student Finance EU. Applications for English occupants beginning in 2020/21 will be accessible through GOV.UK


To discover how to apply for your financing and the most extreme help accessible from each subsidizing supplier please observe the Student Loans data.


Independent Students

There are various ways that you can be classed as an Independent Student by your financing body, and accordingly surveyed on your pay alone. The following are subtleties of a portion of these ways.


Age

On the off chance that you are more than 25 and single toward the beginning of the scholastic year, you will naturally be evaluated as autonomous.


Monetarily Supported Yourself

On the off chance that you are under 25 and can prove that you have been monetarily supporting your self for a long time before the beginning of the course you might have the option to be classed as a free understudy. You would for the most part need to give Student Finance payslips, P60s and/or proof of advantages claims and perhaps proof of tenant contracts to prove that you had enough free salary to help yourself and your living expenses all through these three years.


Alienated from your Parents

On the off chance that you are under 25 and have gotten for all time repelled from the two guardians, at that point you might have the option to be surveyed as a free understudy while applying for understudy subsidizing. This could imply that you would get more help or a larger number of awards than you in any case would have done, as you can be surveyed as an autonomous understudy.


You should give proof to Student Finance from a free individual for example social specialist, teacher, specialist and so forth who can affirm the alienation and that this antagonism has been for an impressive timeframe and would be viewed as lasting. You might be needed to give proof that this circumstance is proceeding with each scholarly year.


There is a useful guide for antagonized understudies who are applying for free status and there is further exhortation and backing accessible through Stand Alone.


On the off chance that you might want more assistance and backing in applying for this, it would be ideal if you reach us.


Care Leaver

As a Care Leaver, you can be evaluated as free. Notwithstanding the help offered through your financing body, Bradford Glasgow is focused on offering help for understudies from care and those leaving care who need to go on to advanced education.


Bradford Glasgow can help you at each phase of your college experience, with pro assistance and counsel previously, during and after you are an understudy with us – leaving you to focus on your examinations and appreciate college life. To pose further inquiries and begin to get to the help accessible to you as a Care Leaver please contact the Care Leaver Coordinator


On the off chance that you not exactly sure on the off chance that you qualify as a Care Leaver please reach us and we can exhort you further. On the off chance that you are a social laborer or work in the interest of an association, for example, Barnardos please don't hesitate to reachus too.



for eu students





As an European Union Understudy

Learning at Bradford Glasgow you can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan to take care of the full expense of your educational expense.


In the event that you don't wish to take out the Tuition Fee Loan the University Fee and Debt Management Policy clarifies your alternatives about Tuition Fee Payment.


To apply for your Tuition Fee Loan you should finish an application structure. In the event that you have been living and working in the UK preceding the beginning of your course, you might be qualified for additional help towards living expenses. It would be ideal if you read the data at UKCISA and in the event that you have any inquiries concerning this please contact an Adviser for additional data.


The English Government has affirmed in an explanation that for 2020/2021 EU understudies will be qualified to pay a similar educational expenses as English understudies and will be qualified to get advances and additionally allows from Student Finance Scotland, subject to the current qualification standards.


What financing is accessible for new low maintenance understudies in 2020/21.

All qualified low maintenance understudies will have the option to apply for a non-implies tried Tuition Fee Loan Understudies may get up to £2,625 for expenses.


Extra Support for Living Costs for Students Living in EU

Qualified low maintenance understudies living in EU and beginning a course after 1 September 2020 will be qualified to apply for help for living expenses by means of a English Government Learning Grant and a Maintenance Loan. The level depends on the £1,000 least award accessible to full-time understudies, so low maintenance understudy learning at half of full-time hours would get a base award of £500. The degree of further awards and advances are subject to the quantity of hours (for example the force) of study and family unit salary. The greatest measure of consolidated advance and award accessible to an understudy considering 75% power is £5,433.75.



INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS





If you are an international student interested in further information regarding fees and funding, please visit our International Students Page here.


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