NI Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan Consultation

Closed 25 Jun 2021

Opened 26 Apr 2021


The Department for the Economy is seeking views from stakeholders and the general public regarding proposed options, discussed in the consultation document, to enhance and amend the current Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan. This loan is available to Northern Ireland-domiciles undertaking eligible taught courses at postgraduate level. This does not include research courses at postgraduate level, which are covered by the Postgraduate Awards.

Why your views matter

In this consultation, the Department for the Economy is seeking your views on proposals to enhance the current Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan which is available to Northern Ireland-domiciled students wishing to study a taught postgraduate qualification.

What happens next

Following the close of the consultation the Department shall prepare a response to the consultation. This will be published online and a copy issued to each respondent.


  • Parents
  • Higher education students
  • Prospective higher education students
  • School students
  • Citizens
  • Business


  • Higher Education
  • Postgraduate Study
  • Postgraduate Student Finance
  • Student Loans
  • Consultation
  • Engagement
  • Policy Development
  • NI