Funding at BCOM
Fees for the Masters in Osteopathy
2017/18 academic year:
Home/EU students £9,000 per annum
Private/Overseas students £10,500 per annum
(*A small increase linked to inflation may be added each subsequent year of your studies.)
There are a number of options available to students.
Student loan for fees
Most full time M.Ost UK and EU students who have not studied for a previous degree will be eligible for a tuition fee loan. The tuition fees are paid directly to the college on your behalf. You only start repaying the fees once you have graduated or left BCOM and are earning £21,000 or more per annum.
Student Finance England To speak to a dedicated adviser contact Student Finance England on 0300 100 06 07.
Northern Ireland Students can access Student Finance Northern Ireland's dedicated enquiry service, offering information and advice, by calling 0300 100 0077.
Wales Students can access Student Finance Wales dedicated enquiry service on 0300 200 4050.
Scotland Students can contact the Student Awards Agency for Scotland on 0300 555 0505.
Student Loans for Maintenance
There are also loans available to help with living costs if you are a full time English student and under 60 years of age. The amount that you are eligible for depends on where you live and study and your household income. Further information
Use the student finance calculator to estimate the loan and extra help available to you.
As for the Student loan for fees, the loan for Maintenance starts being repaid once you have left BCOM and are earning £21,000 or more a year. Further information
Full time student
Loan for courses
Loan for courses
Living at home
Up to £6,904
Up to £7,097
Living away from
Up to £10,702
Up to £11,002
To find out if you are eligible for student finance and other financial support visit
There are a number of other grants and loans that are available to students with disabilities, dependants and children. Further information
PRIVATE SOURCES OF INCOME
Some high street banks are prepared to offer loans to students studying for professional qualifications. Speak to our Admissions Team for further assistance on 020 7435 6464 or at Admissions@bcom.ac.uk
National Careers Service Helpline For further information on financial assistance call 0800 100 900.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS (Non EU)
Under UK Visa & Immigration (previously UK Border Agency) regulation international students coming to the UK under a Tier 4 student visa must be able to support themselves for the entire length of their stay in the UK, this includes fees and living expenses. Further information
OTHER FUNDING SOURCES
Osteopathic Educational Foundation
The foundation is able to offer interest free loans to students in the final two years of their degree in osteopathy. The amount available is dependent on the number of students requiring assistance. BCOM’s Registry Team can help registered BCOM students with the appropriate paperwork.
For further information then please contact the Registry Department at Registry@bcom.ac.uk
Funding for BCOM Students via Plymouth University
When applying for a student loan to study at BCOM the following information should assist you:
Institution Code (PU): P60
(funding is via Plymouth University)
Course Code (BCOM): B312
For further information please contact our Admissions Team
Call 020 7435 6464