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UK, EU, and EEA fees

The NCH London tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are £9,250 for students from the UK, EU and EEA, including Switzerland. This fee-level applies to all students holding a UK, EU, EEA or Swiss passport, regardless of their country of residence.

Tuition fee loans

Students who have resided in the UK, EU, EEA or Switzerland for the three years before starting their first undergraduate degree may be eligible to apply for a tuition fee loan of up to £6,165 from Student Finance. To determine if you are entitled to a tuition fee loan, please consult the following government agencies, according to your place of residence.

What happens after Brexit?

EU students applying to degree programmes starting in 2018, that meet the eligibility criteria under the current rules, will be eligible to pay the same fees as home fee status students. EU students attending university in England, who meet the criteria to receive loans and grants from the Student Loans Company will continue to do so for the duration of courses they are currently enrolled on. This has been confirmed by the Student Loans Company for England. This guarantee will apply for the full duration of the course, even if the course finishes after the UK has left the EU.

Paying your fees

Should you receive a tuition fee loan, you will pay the difference between your loan of £6,165 and your NCH London tuition fees directly to the College. We recommend that you pay this monthly, by direct debit to help you spread the cost of your fees. For most students receiving a tuition fee loan, the monthly payment is £280.45. However, students will receive a personal payment plan alongside their offer, which will take into consideration any scholarship or bursary which would reduce this amount.


NCH offers a select number of highly prestigious scholarships to recognise exceptional academic potential and achievements. These awards are worth up to £2,000 per year towards the NCH London tuition fees. Our Admissions team automatically considers all applicants for a scholarship award.


Offer holders from the UK, EU, EEA or Switzerland who would be unable to take up their place without further financial support, can apply to the NCH Trust for a means-tested bursary.

You can apply for a bursary as soon as you receive your offer, and you are welcome to apply before you choose whether to accept your offer.

Bursaries can contribute between £500 and £3,085 per year towards your tuition fees at NCH; they are a gift from the NCH Trust and do not need to be repaid.

Our means-test is more generous than most other institutions. For 2018 entry, if your parents have a combined income of £70,000 or less per year, and they do not have significant assets, you may be eligible to receive a financial award.

Bursary application form

Notes on bursaries

  1. The Trust’s bursary funding is finite, and awards are made on a first-come, first-served basis, so we recommend you apply as soon as possible if you think you need extra financial support.
  2. Bursaries can contribute between £500 and £3,085 per year towards your tuition fees at NCH, meaning that a bursary could cover part or all of the difference between your tuition fee loan of £6,165, and our fees of £9,250. The maximum funding available to a student through a combination of scholarship and bursary is usually £3,085 per year.
  3.  The maximum funding available to a student through a combination of scholarship and bursary is usually £3,085 per year.

Maintenance loans

Permanent residents of England, and EU nationals who have been resident in the UK for five years or more before their programme starts can also apply for a maintenance loan from SLC. The amount of loan you receive will vary according to your household income. You can use your loan to pay for accommodation and living costs such as transportation and food. There is lots of information and guidance on applying for your maintenance loan at the Student Finance Zone.