Paying your way through higher education can often be a daunting and scary experience for applicants. The reality however is that many options are available to applicants and students and paying for your degree is often not as difficult as it seems.

When applying for undergraduate student finance, you will need to apply using the application codes for our academic partner and validating institution, Bucks New University, you can find more information on this on our Student Finance web page.

Fees and funding

If you are a UK or EU student beginning your degree course with us in 2017 you will not have to pay your tuition fees up front. You will be able to take out a tuition fee loan, which you will not repay until after you leave your course and are earning over £21,000.

Tuition fees for 2017 entry are:

UCFB Wembley – £9,250 per year

UCFB Etihad Campus – £9,250 per year

Maintenance loans

A Maintenance Loan is for covering the likes of rent for your accommodation whilst in full time higher education. The amount may vary because of factors such as residency and household income but as a general guide the maximum grants/loans for 2017 are around £6,890 for students living in England, away from home.

Bursaries and scholarships

Means Tested Bursaries are intended to assist undergraduate applicants who genuinely require financial assistance with the cost of studying. Means tested bursaries are available for students at UCFB Wembley and UCFB Etihad Campus.

Students at Wembley classified as Home/EU status with a residual household income of up to £40,000 may apply for a UCFB Wembley means tested bursary. Each bursary will be valued up to £3,500 and a limited number will be available. Similarly, students at the Etihad Campus classified as Home/EU status with a residual household income of up to £25,000 may apply for a UCFB Etihad Campus means tested bursary. Each bursary will be valued up to £1,500 and a limited number will be available.

A large number of scholarships are also available recognising a variety of achievements such as outstanding female applicants, aspiring media personnel and elite athletes.

For more information and bursaries and scholarships click here.