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FAQs

Information for 2016/17 UK postgraduates

Find out more about your student finance

Frequently asked questions

To find out more about student finance, please explore the FAQs below. Remember, if you can’t find the information you need or you would like more advice, you can get in touch with a student advisor.

How much will my tuition fees be?

Postgraduate fees are not regulated by the government and therefore vary.  We have included some information about charges on the ‘Tuition fees’ page. You will also find information on your course fact file.

Can I apply for student finance for a postgraduate course?

The majority of postgraduate courses do not attract student finance. Exceptions to these are teacher training (PGDE) courses, the MArch in Architecture and some postgraduate NHS courses.

Some students will be able to apply for the new government postgraduate loan scheme, which is being introduced from September 2016. Please see the Funding page for more information. 


Is there any funding for a postgraduate course?

As the government does not award student finance for postgraduate courses in the same way it does for undergraduate courses, you will need to find out what is the best option for you.  The information on the ‘Funding’ page are intended as a guide to funding further study.

Can I apply for government funding for a postgraduate course

Some students will be able to apply for the new government postgraduate loan for masters. Please see the Funding page for more information.

The majority of postgraduate courses do not attract standard student finance. Exceptions to these are teacher training (PGDE) courses, the MArch in Architecture and some postgraduate NHS courses.

I am a former graduate of LJMU. Can I apply for the Alumni Award?

If you’re a former Liverpool John Moores University student, you could be eligible for a discount on your postgraduate tuition fees. Visit the fees page for more information.

Can I apply for state benefits?

The majority of full time students cannot claim benefits while they are studying.  However, there are some exceptions. Find out more on the ‘Benefits’ page.