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Funding & fees

NHS Bursaries

Please note: the information has yet to be confirmed for 2015/16. Further information will appear here as soon as it becomes available.

The NHS pays all the tuition fees for students entering healthcare courses.

A number of 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.

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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