Postgraduate Master’s Loans are only available for postgraduate master’s courses. These can be either taught or research-based and in any subject area.
The course must lead to a master’s qualification, the most common of which are:
MSc (Master of Science)
MA (Master of Arts)
MPhil (Master of Philosophy)
MRes (Master of Research)
LLM (Master of Law)
MLitt (Master of Letters)
MFA (Master of Fine Arts)
MEd (Master of Education)
MBA (Master of Business Administration)
There are many different types of master’s degree, but all such degrees must meet the outcomes identified by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).
These are set out in 'The framework for higher education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), 2018' and 'The framework for qualifications of higher education institutions in Scotland 2001'.
When you set up a course with a postgraduate master’s funding level, you will have this list of options in the Qualification dropdown:
Master of Architecture (postgraduate Student Finance England and Student Finance Wales courses)