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Durham University


UK/EU applicants

Find out about:

  • The cost of studying at Durham University
  • What funding is available to you
  • How to manage your money as a student.

Did you know...

  • Most English students studying in the UK, and EU students studying at English universities, won't have to pay up front for tuition; the cost will be covered by a loan supplied by the Government and paid direct to the institution for you.
  • Most students can also get a loan to help with living costs from the Government.
  • These loans are rolled into one. You only pay back your loan once you've left university and are earning over £21,000
  • Your monthly payment rate will be based on how much you earn, not how much you borrowed. So if your salary is £25,000 a year, you pay nine per cent of £4,000, which works out as £6.92 a week. 
  • You will pay 9p for every pound you earn over the £21,000 repayment threshold.
  • Government grants, which you don't have to pay back, are also available to help with living costs, though these depend on your household income.
(Reference: Student Finance - Directgov)

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If you need further support or advice, please contact the Student Funding Office by email or by telephone +44 (0)191 334 6063

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