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Funding for English-domiciled students

The tables below provide a guide to the funding you may be eligible to apply for depending on your chosen course and year of entry.

Courses that started after 1 September 2012

A100 MBBS/BSc Medicine (six-year course)

Type of fundingYear 1 to Year 4Year 5Year 6
Imperial Bursary (if applicable) up to £5,000 -  -
Government maintenance grant   - -
Government maintenance loan £5,479 - £11,002 £3,263 (reduced rate) Final year £3,263 (reduced rate)
Government tuition fee loan £9,250 - -
NHS funding for tuition fees - £9,250 £9,250
NHS non-means tested grant   £1,000 £1,000
NHS means tested bursary - up to £5,567 up to £5,567

A101 MBBS Graduate Entry (students starting before 2015–16)


Type of fundingYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Government maintenance loan  £5,479 - £11,002 £3,263 (reduced rate) £3,263 (reduced rate) Final year £3,263 (reduced rate)
Government tuition fee loan
up to £5,535 up to £5,535 up to £5,535 up to £5,535
Self-funded for tuition fees £3,465 - - -
NHS funding for tuition fees - £3,715 £3,715 £3,715
NHS non-means tested grant - £1,000 £1,000 £1,000
NHS means tested bursary  - up to £5,567 up to £5,5567 up to £5,567
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A109 MBBS Graduate Entry (students starting in 2015-16)


Type of fundingYear 1 to Year 4Year 5
Government maintenance loan £5,479 - £11,002 Final year £3,263 (reduced rate)
Self-funded for tuition fees 9,250 £5,535
NHS funding for tuition fees  - £3,715
NHS non-means tested grant - £1,000
NHS means tested bursary   up to £5,567
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A300 Medicine Oxbridge entrants

Courses that started before 1 September 2012

A100 MBBS/BSc Medicine (six-year course)


Type of fundingYear 1 to Year 4Year 5Year 6
Imperial Bursary (if applicable) up to £3,500 -  -
Government maintenance grant up to £3,110 - -
Government maintenance loan £5,205 - £7,230 £3,263 (reduced rate) Final year £2,498 (reduced rate)
Government tuition fee loan £3,465 - -
NHS funding for tuition fees - £3,465 £3,465
NHS means tested bursary - up to £5,513 up to £5,513

A101 MBBS Graduate Entry


Type of fundingYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Government maintenance loan £5,205 - £7,230 £3,265 (reduced rate) £3,265 (reduced rate) Final year £2,998 (reduced rate)
Self-funded for tuition fees £3,465 - - -
NHS funding for tuition fees - £3,465 £3,465 £3,465
NHS means tested bursary - up to £5,513 up to £5,513 up to £5,513

A300 Medicine Oxbridge entrants


Type of fundingYear 1 at ImperialYear 2 at ImperialYear 3 at Imperial
Imperial Bursary (if applicable)  up to £3,500  -  -
Government maintainance grant  up to £3,110 - -
Government maintainance loan  £5,205 - £7,230 £3,263 (reduced rate) £3,263 (reduced rate)
Government tuition fee loan  £3,465 - -
NHS funding for tuition fees - £3,465 £3,465
NHS means tested bursary - up to £5,513 up to £5,513
NHS non-means tested grant - £1,000 £1,000

*TBC for 15-16

Find out more

Return to the NHS funding page to find out more about how to apply and contact details for more information.