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Eligibility exclusions

Distance learning (online) programmes

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

The University of Plymouth 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 Laureate Online Education as the education provider. 

Courses that are not eligible

The University's Programme Participation Agreement excludes eligibility for Direct Loans for students undertaking the following programmes:

  • Medicine or nursing degrees
  • PGCE
  • Diploma programmes

If you plan on undertaking one of the above programmes of study, you will be required to find alternate sources of funding, as Direct Loans are not available to you. 

Private Loans and VA Educational Benefits may be available to students on the above programmes.