SFNI Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan

Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan

Students starting a Postgraduate course in 2017 will be able to apply for a Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan (PG TFL) of up to £5500 for the course provided by the Department for the Economy.

The PG TFL loan will be:

  • a tuition fee loan;
  • non-means tested;
  • paid directly to the Higher Education Provider (HEP).

Edition 1 - 2017/18 Policy Summary added 11th May 2017

Presentation from Design Workshop - April 2017 added 11th May 2017

Stakeholder Awareness Seminar

SLC held a Stakeholder Awareness Seminar for Higher Education Providers on 8th February 2017.

The plenary presentation and policy summary document from this seminar are available here:

Plenary presentation

SFNI 2017/18 PG TFL Policy Summary document

Quick Guides

Attendance Confirmation added 13th June 2017

View Student Information added 13th June 2017

Change of Circumstance (CoC) notifications

Fee Change

PT Fee Change





Queries relating to SFNI Postgraduate Loans should be directed to HEP Services.