The NHS offers non-repayable financial support for a number of our courses. This means that you may not have to pay for some or any years of study at St George’s. The funding available depends on your country of residence and the course studied.

Students in a lecture

In 2016/17 our NHS-funded courses are:

Medicine MBBS (5 year)

NHS funding available for year five (years five and six for students who intercalate):

  • Tuition fee support available to English and EU students
  • Non-income assessed grant of £1,000 available to English students
  • Income assessed bursary of up to £3,191 (plus up to £108 for each extra week over the standard 30 week academic year) available to English students

If you are from ScotlandWales and Northern Ireland, you should visit your local websites outlining NHS student funding.

Medicine MBBS (4 year Graduate Entry)

NHS funding available for years two, three and four:

  • Partial tuition fee support of £3,465 available to English and EU students (you can apply to Student Finance England for a loan for the remaining £5,535)
  • Non-income assessed grant of £1,000 available to English students
  • Income assessed bursary of up to £3,191 (plus up to £108 for each extra week over the standard 30 week academic year) available to English students

If you are from ScotlandWales and Northern Ireland, you should visit your local websites outlining NHS student funding.

Physiotherapy BSc

NHS funding available for all three years of the course:

  • Tuition fee support available to UK and EU students
  • Non-income assessed grant of £1,000 available to UK students
  • Income assessed bursary of up to £3,191 (plus up to £108 for each extra week over the standard 30 week academic year) available to UK students

Radiography BSc

NHS funding available for all three years of the course:

  • Tuition fee support available to UK and EU students
  • Non-income assessed grant of £1,000 available to UK students
  • Income assessed bursary of up to £3,191 (plus up to £108 for each extra week over the standard 30 week academic year) available to UK students

Receiving your NHS funds

You will receive the non-income assessed grant and income assessed bursary, if eligible, in monthly instalments. The tuition fee support will be paid directly to the University.

Additional financial support for NHS-funded years of study

NHS

Extra non-repayable financial help is available from NHS Student Bursaries if you:

•    have a disability or specific learning difficulty
•    have children
•    financially support an adult dependant

Assistance with practice placement expenses is also available to students who are eligible for the income assessed NHS bursary.

Student Finance England

For undergraduate degree programmes, a non-income assessed reduced rate maintenance loan is available for each NHS-funded year of study.  The annual rates are currently £3,263 (full year) and £2,498 (final year).  Maintenance loan payments are made directly to students in termly instalments. 

Further information and how to apply

Visit the NHS Student Bursaries website to check your eligibility and for information about how to apply. You can also download ’Your Guide to NHS Student Bursaries 2016/17’ for further details. You may only apply for your NHS funding once you have been offered a place at St George’s.

Support for non-NHS funded years of study (MBBS)

MBBS students can apply for a tuition fee loan for each non-NHS funded year of study. In addition you can apply for an income assessed maintenance loan,  grants for dependants and Disabled Students’ Allowances, if applicable.

MBBS5 (undergraduate) students in non-NHS funded years of study may also be considered for the St George’s Opportunity Fund Grant.

Visit our loans and grants and bursaries pages for more information.

Further information

More information for students on NHS programmes can be found on the NHS Student Bursaries website.

Our Student Finance Advisers can also be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All students living outside the UK are required to pay the full course fees. See our course pages and international student fees and finance section for more information.


Last Updated: Thursday, 08 October 2015 16:21

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