External funding sources for UK students

Professional and Career Development Loan

(formerly Career Development Loan)

This is a deferred repayment bank loan to help UK students pay for vocational education or training. 

You can borrow between £300 and £8,000 to cover 80% of your course costs and expenses. 

The bank will approve a loan based on credit-testing. 

The School’s Learning Provider Number is: 2901.

Enhanced Learning Credit Scheme

The School is an Approved Learning Provider under the scheme (ID 4859), which is an MoD initiative to promote lifelong learning amongst members of the Armed Forces, who can apply for a proportion of their tuition fees to be met by the MoD.

View our list of alternative sources of funding information >


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