Postgraduate Doctoral forms

Guides

We’ve produced a guide that explains all about the terms and conditions of repayment. It’s very important that you read this guide carefully before applying for student finance.

Courses that start on or after 1 August 2021

Courses that started between 1 August 2020 and 31 July 2021

Application forms

If you can’t apply online, you should send in a paper application.

Courses that started on or after 1 August 2021

Courses that started between 1 August 2020 and 31 July 2021

Proof of identity

You can confirm your identity by providing your valid passport number on your application. If you haven't included your passport details in your application you’ll need to send in a ‘UK Passport details form’. Don’t send your passport to us.

If you don’t have a valid UK passport, you’ll need to send in your original Birth or Adoption Certificate or non-UK passport instead.

If you’re an EU national, send your passport or national identity card.

Supporting information

You should use the ‘Postgraduate Document return form’ when providing extra information to support your application.

You may also be asked to complete the ‘UK employment status form’.

Change an application

Use your online account to change your personal details, for example your contact details.

Change the amount you’ve asked for

Use the ‘Postgraduate Loan request form’ to change the amount you’ve applied for - you can’t do this online.

Courses that start on or after 1 August 2021

Courses that started between 1 August 2020 and 31 July 2021

Other changes

Use the ‘Postgraduate Change of circumstances form’ if you need to change any other details, for example your university or college, or your course. You can’t do this online.

Courses that start on or after 1 August 2021

Courses that started between 1 August 2020 and 31 July 2021