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• Professional and Career Development Loans This government initiative features a commercial loan of up to £10,000 provided by a high street bank but underwritten by the government so you don’t have to make repayments whilst you are studying. You will, however, need to start repaying your loan a month after finishing your course. Go to for details • Postgraduate International Scholarships LJMU offers a series of scholarships for international applicants on taught masters programmes and research degrees. These scholarships take the form of fee waivers. For full eligibility criteria and details of how to apply, go to: • Teacher Training Teacher training is funded like undergraduate study via government loans and grants. There are also bursaries depending on your degree classification and subject. See: for more details. Funding applications open at the end of February • NHS Courses You can apply for a bursary for some masters level NHS courses. The funding cycle opens in April for September starters. See the NHS Business Services Authority website ( for more details

DID YOU KNOW? • If you are a home/EU graduate with a degree from LJMU, an Alumni discount of 20% off your postgraduate tuition fees is available* • Funding is also provided by research councils, charities and trusts • The University has a Student Support Fund for those facing unexpected hardship or who have caring responsibilities such as a partner or children • Equipment and support is available for those with an ongoing disability or learning difficulty, email: • If you are a full-time student with a child or adult dependant, you may qualify for extra financial support *Subject to terms and conditions


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Masterplan - Issue 5 preparing for postgraduate study  

Masterplan - Issue 5 preparing for postgraduate study  

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