What you need to know for your The University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School loan

Key Benefits:

  • No co-signer, collateral or guarantor required
  • 150 nationalities eligible
  • Loans available for current and incoming international students
  • No up-front fee
  • 6 month grace period after classes end for full-time programs
  • No fees for early repayment
  • Get a provisional loan decision within 5 business days

What programs are supported?

We support all full-time Masters programs that are completed within 2 years of study at The University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School, including:

  • MBA
  • MSc in Finance
  • MSc in Accounting and Finance
  • MSc in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship
  • MSc in Business Analysis and Strategic Management
  • MSc in International Business and Management
  • MSc in Marketing
  • MSc in Operations, Project and Supply Chain Management
  • MSc in Organisational Psychology
  • MSc in Business Psychology
  • MSc in Accounting
  • MSc in Corporate Communications and Reputation Management
  • MSc in Business Analytics: Operational Research and Risk Analysis
  • MSc in Quantative Finance
  • MSc in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
  • MSc in Management
  • MSc in International Human Rouse Management and Comparative Industrial Relations

Is your program not listed above? Let us know. We will review the program and, if possible, we will add it as well.

In-year top up and bridge loans availableRefinancing of existing loans available soon! Interested? Let us know.

How much can I borrow?

  • Up to 70% of Cost of Attendance (as provided by the school) for the MBA
  • Up to Cost of Tuition minus deposit and any scholarships awarded for the MSc programs
  • Minimum loan size is £10,000
  • All loans disbursed directly to the school in accordance with tuition due dates
  • Loans are available in GBP
  • If your total payments to the school exceed the amount of tuition due, the remaining amount will be disbursed directly from the school to your local bank account

What is my rate?

  • 5.50% - 8.50% (fixed) over the 3-month GBP Libor base rate (variable). Rates are dependent on individual applicant profiles.
  • See below for representative APR and representative example. Why is APR important? Details here.

Are there fees?

  • Fee of 2.5% of the loan amount (minimum of £400) is added to the loan amount and fully amortized.

How do I repay the loan?

  • The loan is repaid in monthly payments after your grace period has ended
  • For full-time students the grace period is 6 months after classes end
  • The repayment period is either 7 or 10 years, depending on your programme and application.
  • There are no fees or penalties for early repayment!
  • What are my repayment options?

Is there a deadline to apply?

  • No, but try to submit an application at least one month before the loan needs to be disbursed to your school to ensure timely disbursement.

Are there nationalities Prodigy Finance cannot lend to?

  • Yes, unfortunately. While Prodigy Finance is able to lend to students from 150 nationalities, here is a list of the currently restricted nationalities.

Learn More!

Would you like to hear from our current students who are using Prodigy Finance loans to fund their studies? There are quite a few in this video and you can get in touch with a few of them through our Ambassadors programme.

Still have questions? Contact us via email or read through our Frequently Asked Questions.

Representative Example

The below provides an example of a Prodigy Finance loan for the MBA programme.

Loan size: £35,000

Interest rate: 7.00% over 3-month GBP Libor (Libor varies over the duration of the loan. As of July 8, 2017 it is 0.29656%)

Representative APR: 7.90% variable APR, factoring in all fees and the effects of interest.

Fees: Administrative fee of 2.5%, or £875. This fee will be added to the total loan amount and fully amortised for a total credit of £35,875

Duration: Repayment period of 7 years, plus the study period of 24 months and a grace period of 6 months = 114 months.

Total amount payable: £53,726

Amount of each monthly repayment: £639.61

Please note the following when you consider taking your loan:

Loans denominated in a currency other than the currency of your tuition and/or the currency of your post-Master degree salary, may be affected by fluctuations in foreign exchange rates. Prodigy Finance is not responsible for any differences in amounts that these currency fluctuations may cause, and does not benefit from any currency appreciation or depreciation.