Following the issue of guidance at the Department of Health, the tuition fee for the following courses is fully funded by the Department of Health for students who have been habitually resident in Northern Ireland for three years prior to the commencement of the course, and students from the Republic of Ireland (excluding England, Scotland, Wales and the EU).
- BSc Professional Nursing (Adult) (available in Sep and Feb)
- BSc Professional Nursing (Children's and Young People's) (available in Sep and Feb)
- BSc Professional Nursing (Mental Health) (available in Feb)
- BSc Professional Nursing (Learning Disabilities) (available in Sep)
- BSc Midwifery
In addition a non-means tested bursary is available.
The Department of Health keeps the bursary under review, and more information can be found from their website here: Bursary Administration Unit (hscni.net)
- The bursary is intended to assist with daily living costs incurred while on training and is awarded for each year of the three-year course.
- It is normally paid in monthly instalments.
- Students who commenced in 2021-22 have received £5,525.04 per year.
Nursing and Midwifery students are not eligible for additional support from Student Finance NI.