Student Finance - Placement/Study Abroad

This document explains the differing support from Student Finance depending on where you go and what you do during time spent on placement or studying abroad.

Key Information

  • The rate of Student Finance you receive during a period abroad or on placement varies depending on where you go and what you do.
  • Tuition fees are a reduced rate to go abroad or complete a placement year.
  • Maintenance loans for studying abroad or doing an Erasmus placement are awarded on a sliding scale based on your household income, but UK or non-Erasmus placements are a fixed, non-means tested amount.
  • You may also be eligible for the Travel Grant and the Manchester Bursary depending on your household income.