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Professional and Career Development Loans

Selection criteria

Purposes:Master programme, Master (MSc/MA/LL.M.)
Countries of origin:United Kingdom

Additional information

Eligible candidates:

To apply you must:

  • be 18 or over
  • have been living in the UK for at least 3 years before your course starts
  • plan to work in the UK, European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) after the course
Grant information:

We are a Professional and Career Development Loans registered Learning Provider, registration number 21406. A Professional and Career Development Loan is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning visit, or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.

Courses must:

  • only last up to 2 years, or 3 years if they include 1 year of work experience
  • be provided by an organisation on the Professional Career and Development Loan Register - check with your course provider
  • help with your career - they don’t have to lead to a qualification

You can’t get Professional and Career Development Loans for first full-time degrees but you can apply for student finance.

Grant provider:

Several banks


You should apply 3 months before your course starts to give the bank enough time to process your application.

More information:For more information visit the website GOV.UK_Career Development Loans
Last modified:15 January 2016 11.27 a.m.