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The Education (Student Loans) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Amounts of loans

6.—(1) Subject to paragraphs (3) to (5), in the case of a student attending a course at the University of London or at any institution within the area comprising the City of London and the metropolitan police district, the maximum amount of the loan in relation to any academic year shall be—

(a)where the year is the final year of the course, £945 where he resides at his parents' home, and £1,520 where he does not so reside; and

(b)where the year is any other year of the course, £1,290 where he resides at his parents' home, and £2,085 where he does not so reside.

(2) Subject to paragraphs (3) to (5), in the case of any student attending a course other than a course mentioned in paragraph (1) the maximum amount of the loan in relation to any academic year shall be—

(a)where the year is the final year of the course, £945 where he resides at his parents' home, and £1,230 where he does not so reside; and

(b)where the year is any other year of the course, £1,290 where he resides at his parents' home, and £1,685 where he does not so reside.

(3) Where a student’s course includes a period of residence in a country other than the United Kingdom throughout an academic year, the maximum amount of the loan in relation to that academic year shall be £1,230 where the year is the final year of the course and £1,685 if it is not.

(4) Where a student’s course is an accelerated course, paragraph (1)(a) shall have effect as if for £945 and £1,520 there were substituted £1,290 and £2,085 respectively and paragraph (2)(a) shall have effect as if for £945 and £1,230 there were substituted £1,290 and £1,685 respectively.

(5) For the purposes of paragraphs (1) to (3), where a postgraduate course of initial training for teachers is of only one academic year’s duration that year shall not be treated as a final year, and for the purposes of paragraphs (1) and (2) a student’s place of residence is his place of residence on the date a certificate is given in respect of him pursuant to regulation 13.

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