Masters Mature Student Loan query

I'm getting really confused - can someone explain...if I can get a student loan.

Mature student - self funded by BA Hons with the OU many moons ago.
I'd like to do a Masters in history/archaeology distance learning or part time or a BA in speech and language therapy full time.
Can I get a loan?  I am also have a disability.  Obviously at 56 I dont live with my parents and am single. 

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  • Emmia
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    edited 30 January at 9:14AM
    https://www.gov.uk/masters-loan
     lots of information here.

  • Ed-1
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    KittyS said:
    I'm getting really confused - can someone explain...if I can get a student loan.

    Mature student - self funded by BA Hons with the OU many moons ago.
    I'd like to do a Masters in history/archaeology distance learning or part time or a BA in speech and language therapy full time.
    Can I get a loan?  I am also have a disability.  Obviously at 56 I dont live with my parents and am single. 
    As long as you don't have an equivalent or higher qualification to master's level, you are under 60 so would qualify for a postgraduate loan.
  • Isoei
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    Ed-1 said:
    KittyS said:
    I'm getting really confused - can someone explain...if I can get a student loan.

    Mature student - self funded by BA Hons with the OU many moons ago.
    I'd like to do a Masters in history/archaeology distance learning or part time or a BA in speech and language therapy full time.
    Can I get a loan?  I am also have a disability.  Obviously at 56 I dont live with my parents and am single. 
    As long as you don't have an equivalent or higher qualification to master's level, you are under 60 so would qualify for a postgraduate loan.
    Also bear in mind you can only apply for the postgrad loan once as far as I remember, but if you self-funded before for a BA, that shouldn't affect your application. Best of luck, hope you get it and enjoy your studies!
  • KittyS
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    Thanks that is really helpful.  I kept going around in circles.  
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