Frequently asked questions
FAQs for UK postgraduate 2018/19 entry students
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?
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 20% discount on your postgraduate tuition fees. The 20% fee reduction will apply automatically to eligible students starting from September 2018 onwards. You do not need to apply.
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.