UK Government postgraduate loans

Type of funding:



Cambridge EMBA, Executive Master of Accounting, Global Executive MBA, MBA, MFin, MSt in Entrepreneurship, MSt in Social Innovation


UK Government


Up to £11,000

No of awards:

Multiple awards

Application deadline:

No deadline

You will need to check the eligibillity criteria and set up an account with Student Finance England.


If you plan to take a postgraduate masters degree 1 August 2023, you may be able to get a postgraduate loan of up to £11,000 to help with course fees and living costs.

The amount you’ll get is not based on your income or your family’s. The loan is paid directly to you. You can use it for your course fees and living costs. If your course lasts for more than a year, the loan will be divided equally across each year of your course.

You have to repay your postgraduate loan at the same time as any other student loans you have. You’ll be charged interest from the day you get the first payment. You can also get extra support if you have a disability. 

Eligibility criteria

Eligibility criteria is based on your course, age and nationality or residency status.

How to apply

You will need to set up an account with Student Finance England. If you cannot apply online, you can apply by post.

The University of Cambridge is not a lender and is not recommending, endorsing or in any way connected with this loan provide or their products. The University is providing this for information without guarantee of accuracy. We recommend that candidates investigate all financing options available to them, including local options.