Application process

Before you start: eligibility exclusions

Distance Learning (Online) Programmes 

Distance learning (i.e. online) programmes provided in partnership with Kaplan are ineligible for Title IV aid (i.e. Direct Loans) in accordance with Federal regulations 34 CFR 600.2and 34 CFR 668.38

The University of Liverpool will not certify Private Loans or enrolment for VA Educational Benefits for students undertaking study by distance learning. 

For further information please discuss your financial aid requirements directly with Kaplan, as the education provider. Details are available from their website. 

Medicine and Nursing Degrees 

The University's Programme Participation Agreement excludes eligibility for Direct Loans for students undertaking Medicine or Nursing degrees. If you plan on undertaking a Medicine or Nursing programme of study then you will be required to find alternate sources of funding as Direct Loans are not available to you. 

Private Loans and VA Educational Benefits are available to students on Medicine and Nursing programmes.

Other exclusions

  • Visiting & exchange students or students on an Erasmus/Study Abroad programme (you apply for funds through your home institution)
  • First Professional Degrees such as Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) conducted by the University of Law in Liverpool
  • Programmes involving modules with ineligible Institutions i.e. Social Research Methods MA with the North West Social Science Training Partnership

Please select the relevant source of funding below for further details about the application process:

direct loans
private loans
veterans benefits
university funding