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    If I was to do a foundation degree, but only do 1 year of it, would I be still be able recieve student loan if I was to do another degree later on?


    (Original post by cucumberhater)
    If I was to do a foundation degree, but only do 1 year of it, would I be still be able recieve student loan if I was to do another degree later on?

    Yes you would

    Student funding for any course is:

    length of the course + 1 gift year - any years of previous study.

    So if you studied on an FD for a year that would only use up your gift year.

    Be aware though that a foundation DEGREE, a foundation YEAR and a foundation DIPLOMA in art & design are all very different qualifications. A Foundation Degree is a 2 year FT HE course, usually in a vocational subject that is equivalent to the first 2 years of a degree or an HND. If you complete the first year of an FD then sometimes you'll be eligible for an early exit award to show for your work (generally a CertHE which is equivalent to an HNC).
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