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    I started uni in September and I hate my course!

    I want to quit and start a different course in September 2010 but how do i go about it?

    What do I do about Student Finance? I've only just been paid the loans I applied for last year, will I have to go through it all again?

    The course I want to change to will be at the same university. Am I allowed to apply for the course while i'm still currently studying another or will I need to quit now and hope I get in?

    Thanks in advance,
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    You could ask for a transfer within your university?

    If not, you have until Friday to send off a UCAS application etc. Student finance you would have to go through again I think. Not definite though, best to actually ask them rather than TSR
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    yeah what alexandra said!..what cource is it btw?..
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    (Original post by Alexandra1234567)
    You could ask for a transfer within your university?

    If not, you have until Friday to send off a UCAS application etc. Student finance you would have to go through again I think. Not definite though, best to actually ask them rather than TSR
    I did think about a transfer but it's a completely different course. Different school, different department.

    The course i'm on is Forensic Science with a Foundation Year. I was accepted without A-Levels, but it turns out everyone on the course has A-Level chemistry, they just didn't get the grades to get onto the first year. I'm a little disappointed i was accepted without any chemistry knowledge. If i'm going to pass, i'm going to have to go back and get A-Levels in Chemistry and Biology, adding 2 years to my degree... i'll be 30 by the time i finish.

    If the transfer doesn't work... I apply normally? Wont that affect loans and grants as i've already started a degree?
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    (Original post by Crazy_Moo129)
    I did think about a transfer but it's a completely different course. Different school, different department.

    The course i'm on is Forensic Science with a Foundation Year. I was accepted without A-Levels, but it turns out everyone on the course has A-Level chemistry, they just didn't get the grades to get onto the first year. I'm a little disappointed i was accepted without any chemistry knowledge. If i'm going to pass, i'm going to have to go back and get A-Levels in Chemistry and Biology, adding 2 years to my degree... i'll be 30 by the time i finish.

    If the transfer doesn't work... I apply normally? Wont that affect loans and grants as i've already started a degree?
    Yes, it will but I think doing an extra year (i.e. withdrawing from any course in any way) would result in needing to re do things.

    I don't think it will matter too much that it's a different department aslong as you have the prerequisites to gain a place, then take advantage of the fact that you're already a Uni of Kent student and ask to be transferred to Year 1 of a different course.

    Find out quickly, otherwise you won't be able to apply for September 2010 if they tell you that you must apply like everyone else. There's a small chance that they may not mind letting you start an entirely new course if you meet the requirements and as you're already there etc etc.

    Good luck!
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    Thanks for your help.

    It always seems clearer when someone else says it. I've been thinking about it for weeks!

    Thanks again!
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    Not a problem
 
 
 
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