Need support managing your finances while you study for your degree? Find out about the instalment plans and funding opportunities available to you here.

Postgraduate loans

You may be eligible for a Postgraduate Masters Loan of up to £11,836 from the UK government.

As this is more than the cost of the course, you can still apply for the full amount and use the additional funds as you require.

Please visit gov.uk/masters-loan for more details.  

If you're studying a distance learning postgraduate masters in Wales, you can apply for Postgraduate Masters Finance and receive up to £17,489 as a combination of grant and loan. 

Please visit Student Finance Wales for more details. 

If you're studying a part-time, online postgraduate Master’s in Northern Ireland, you may be eligible for a Tuition Fee Loan of up to £5,500 to help with the cost of tuition fees. Please visit Student Finance Northern Ireland for more details.

If based in the USA, you may be able to apply online for a private Sallie Mae student loan – our federal school code is G38594 and our OPEID is 03859400. You will need to complete the Private Education Loan Applicant Self-Certification form and email this to us at ff-fees@falmouth.ac.uk

You are strongly advised to use the repayment estimator to help you calculate your repayment options against your future salary expectations. This will help you plan your borrowing and repayments to avoid problems in the future and minimise defaulting on your loans.

Please be aware that Sallie Mae cheques can take upwards of five to six weeks to arrive. We recommend that you get in touch with one of our course advisers as early as possible before applying for the loan. They will be able to take you through the requirements and overall process.

Loans and bursaries

You can apply for a bursary of £1,000 for our Master's degrees. To qualify, you must:

  • Submit a completed application form for your course of choice

  • Submit an essay of 500 words on why you should be considered for the bursary, including details of previous qualifications, work experience, why you want to study your course at Falmouth, and how a bursary could help you

  • Submit both of the above before the application deadline of 9 May 2022
  • Be offered and accept a place at Falmouth University 

Please call our course advisors on +44 1223 447713 to find out more or visit our bursary application page. 

You may be eligible for a Tuition Fee Loan of up to £6,935 per academic year from the UK Government. 

Please visit gov.uk/studentfinance for more details or speak to a course advisor on +44 1223 447713. 

Application offers

If you are currently studying with Falmouth Flexible or are a Falmouth graduate, and you refer a friend who successfully enrols, Falmouth Flexible will reward you and your friend. 

Please call our course advisors on +44 1223 447713 to find out more or visit our refer a friend application page. 

A 25% reduction in full tuition fees is available to all Falmouth Alumni who are accepted on to a Falmouth Flexible MA course. 

To be eligible, you need to submit your completed application form and supporting documents by the application deadline. 

You must also provide the previous degree certificate awarded to you by Falmouth University.  

Please call our course advisors on +44 (0)1223 447713 for more information. 

You can choose to pay for your course:

In full, upfront: to pay this way, you will need to transfer the funds no later than three weeks before your course begins.

In instalments: to pay this way, your first instalment should be paid no later than four weeks before your course’s start date if you are self-funding or sponsoring your studies.

Subsequent instalments should be paid no later than four weeks before the start of each term. The amount of instalments will depend on the type of course you select:

  • Masters courses - six instalments
  • PG Dip courses - four instalments
  • PG Cert courses - two instalments

Have a question about fees and funding options? 

Our Course Advisors can help. Get in touch to discuss your eligibility and the options available to you:

Contact us

Fees & Cancellation Policy

Please read the policy on the Falmouth University website: 

Fees and cancellation policy
floating-div-students
Find out more about studying with us

As a Falmouth Flexible student, you can expect an online learning experience that’s engaging, challenging, rewarding, and characterised by meaningful interactions with your peers and tutors. 

Student experience ❯

Get in touch