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    I'm in a bit of a kerfuffle. I applied for a BA degree in uni last year,got in, SFE was processed, unfortunately I'm unhappy on my course and decided to change to a FDA course this september, the fda is one year long and in the same uni, then I'm going to apply for a different BA course, again at the same uni. I decided to stay on this BA course I'm currently on only for this year since I've already gotten my grants and the 9k for the year has been paid to the uni. I'm just thinking what do I do in terms of SFE for next year? Do I tell them a change in my circumstance? Or do I just not reapply and then apply when I go on another BA course? I heard they give you one extra year for finance if you flop or fail the first year which I kindda have done lol. Also Is it possible for me to do the FDA for free aswell? They told me I have to fund 1500 pounds. I live in a single parent householdn and my mother doesn't work
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    You can leave a BA after this first year and then do a foundation degree, and then later do top-up BA. It's what I did when I realised my first BA wasn't for me.

    You will still have to reapply for student finance, like you would anyway for every academic year of your university studies. The foundation degree will not be free, you will have to pay for it via student finance.
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    (Original post by Bouffe)
    You can leave a BA after this first year and then do a foundation degree, and then later do top-up BA. It's what I did when I realised my first BA wasn't for me.

    You will still have to reapply for student finance, like you would anyway for every academic year of your university studies. The foundation degree will not be free, you will have to pay for it via student finance.
    How do I pay for it via student finance? Is that even possible since I will have borrowed 36k already? And also do I tell them a change of circumstance or do I just apply for another loan but for foundation course? Or do I just not reapply for a loan this year and wait til I'm reapplying for a BA course to reapply for student finance?
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    36k? I was under the impression you've only done one year of uni so far, is that not so?

    Student Finance does cover foundation degree courses, not just BA. You would be applying again in exactly the same manner as before, but instead you will be stating the new course that you want to do. You only tell them if there is a change in financial circumstances if there is any; if there isn't any changes, then the only real differences between this years application and last years is that you have different course details. You'll still get the funding your requesting to cover the next academic year.
 
 
 
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