Government Funding: Part-Time Students 2019/20

Part-Time U.K. and E.U. Undergraduate and PGCE 14+/Cert Ed 14+ Students
Information for students commencing in 2019/20

Please note that all information is correct at the time of publishing, some changes may occur before or during the academic year.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for undergraduate part-time courses in 2019/20 will be shown in the Fees and Funding section of the course details on the university website.

Support From The Government

If this is your first part-time undergraduate or part-time PGCE 14+/Cert Ed 14+ course and you have not previously attained QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) you may be eligible to apply for financial assistance from the government to help you fund your studies. Applications can be made from the website:

No Hidden Extras

We will not charge you any additional fees or ask you to pay any additional costs that are mandatory for the completion of your course. Terms and conditions apply. For further information please see the full terms and conditions: No hidden extras terms and conditions 

Tuition Fee Loan

A non means tested tuition fee loan will be available for part-time students to cover up to 100% of tuition fees charged

To access a tuition fee loan you must be studying at a rate of at least 25% of a full-time course

Tuition fee loan will be repaid when you earn over £25,725.

Repayments will commence from the April four years after you begin your course, but only if your earnings are over £25,725.

For courses commencing from 2018/19 there will be maintenance loans available for some undergraduate and teacher training courses. Please contact Student Finance England to check whether the course you are to study is an eligible course for maintenance loan funding +44 (0)300 1000 607 

The following will be available for students commencing on an eligible part-time course from September 2019 onwards:

A student maintenance loan of up to £8,944 may be available for part-time students studying at University of Bolton who are not living with their parents. The maximum loan amount for students who are living at home with their parents is £7,529. The actual amount of loan available will depend upon intensity of study.  Please note students must be aged under 60 on the first day of the first academic year of the course in order to be eligible for part-time maintenance loans.

Keep In Touch

Student Services
Chancellor’s Mall
University of Bolton
Deane Road

Jonathan Stackhouse
Student Funding Advisor
Tel: +44 (0)1204 903 497

Carol Gray
Bursary and Scholarship Advisor
Tel: +44 (0)1204 903 499

Disabled Student’s Allowance

The Disabled Students Allowance helps with costs you incur when attending your course, as a direct result of your Disability. You should contact the Disability Adviser for more information on the application procedure
+44 (0)1204 903 478.

Further Information

For further information on funding your studies please contact Jonathan Stackhouse, Student Funding Adviser or Carol Gray – Bursaries and Scholarships Adviser:

Tel: +44 (0)1204 903 497 or +44 (0)1204 903 499 or email:

For further information on government funding and eligibility visit:

Contact Details For Student Finance England:

P.O. Box 210

Tel: +44 (0)300 1000 607

*Please note all information provided in this summary is provisional and subject to change. 

Page last reviewed and updated August 2019.



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