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Funding & fees

NHS Bursaries

As a healthcare student,your tuition fees will be paid directly by the Welsh Government and you will receive a bursary to help with the cost of studying.

Funded places are available to cover the entire cost of the tuition fees throughout the course for the following subjects:

  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Therapy
  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography
  • Radiotherapy

Students studying Nursing or Midwifery will receive a non-means tested bursary. For all of the other courses listed above, students receive a means-tested bursary for the duration of their course to help cover living expenses.

For details of bursary amounts, click here.

The NHS covers the cost of tuition fees for the 5th (and 6th year, where appropriate) for Dentistry and Medicine courses.

For further information please contact:

In England:

The NHS Student Grants Unit
22 Plymouth Road

Tel: 01253 655655

In Wales:

NHS Wales Student Awards Services
Gwasanaethau Dyfarniadau Myfyrwyr
6th Floor
Churchill House
17 Churchill Way
CF10 2TW

Tel: 029 2037 6854

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