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Student Finance - how many years?

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    Hi.

    I have completed 2 years at a university and had tuition fees for 2 years from Student finance but have decided to leave as the course and uni were not for me.

    I would like to begin a completely new degree course and would need funding for a tuition fee for 3 more years but do not need a maintenance loan as I could afford to live.

    Would SF fund a TUITION fee to me in these circumstances?

    Thank you.
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    (Original post by Blackpanda17)
    Hi.

    I have completed 2 years at a university and had tuition fees for 2 years from Student finance but have decided to leave as the course and uni were not for me.

    I would like to begin a completely new degree course and would need funding for a tuition fee for 3 more years but do not need a maintenance loan as I could afford to live.

    Would SF fund a TUITION fee to me in these circumstances?

    Thank you.
    I'm afraid not, they only give you the length of an undergraduate course plus one "gift year"- so you could drop out in first year and get a new tuition fee loan but not any later. However you would be entitled to a maintenance loan so you could take that out to cover at least part of your tuition fees?
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    Student finance don't give X amount of years funding.

    It is based on a formula, which is:

    New course length + 1 year - previous HE study

    Previous study is counted regardless how that study was financed.

    In your particular circumstances, with 2 years previous study you would be entitled to a maintenance loan only for your first year, and full funding for subsequent years.

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