Placements

Going on a study or work placement will affect your tuition fee amount and funding for that year. The following applies if you embark on a:  

For more information, see the Student Finance Zone in The Student Room.

Department Year in Industry

Tuition fees

The tuition fees for a Year in Industry will be 20% of the full fee for that year. If you started University before September 2017, you will pay 15% of the full fee for that year. If you are receiving a student loan, you must tell your loan provider and the tuition fee element of your loan will be reduced accordingly.

Maintenance Loan

UK students can apply for a reduced rate Maintenance Loan, even if you are on a paid placement. The amount you are entitled to will vary depending on your funding provider and where you will be living while on placement.

York Bursary

If you normally receive the York Bursary, you will not be eligible during your year in industry as you are not paying full tuition fees. See the Guides for current recipients in Bursaries and scholarships for more information.

Disabled Students Allowances (DSAs)

DSAs are for academic support only. There are some circumstances where you may continue to receive some support while on placement. Please contact Disability for further information about support on placement: email disabilityservices@york.ac.uk 

Council Tax

Students on placement in the UK remain eligible for Council Tax exemption as a full time student. Exemption is not automatic, you will need to request an exemption certificate via e:Vision.  For further queries please contact the Student Hub: email student-support@york.ac.uk

Placement Year with Careers and Placements

Tuition fees

The tuition fees for a placement year will be 20% of the full fee for that year. If you started University before September 2017, you will pay 15% of the full fee for that year. If you are receiving a student loan, you must tell your loan provider and the tuition fee element of your loan will be reduced accordingly.

Maintenance Loan

UK students can apply for a reduced rate Maintenance Loan, even if you are on a paid placement. The amount you are entitled to will vary depending on your funding provider and where you will be living while on placement. 

York Bursary

If you normally receive the York Bursary, you will not be eligible during your placement as you are not paying full tuition fees. See the Guides for current recipients in Bursaries and scholarships for more information.

Disabled Students Allowances (DSAs)

DSAs are for academic support only. There are some circumstances where you may continue to receive some support while on placement. Please contact Disability for further information about support on placement: email disabilityservices@york.ac.uk 

Council Tax

Students on placement in the UK remain eligible for Council Tax exemption as a full time student. Exemption is not automatic, you will need to request an exemption certificate via e:vision.  For further queries please contact the Student Hub: email student-support@york.ac.uk