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    Hey,

    I have been studying a course at the University of Copenhagen for the past (almost) 2 years. I have been offered a place at UCL for the MSci in Neuroscience, which i intend to start studying in the academic year 2013/14 (£9000 per year). I merely wish to leave my current course, and at some point in the future, transfer credits from my new course, and write my finale thesis. However, this affects my application for a Tuition Fees loan. As i have understood it, i will most likely be denied the 2 years of loans, i have "spent" in Copenhagen, so to speak. But the course in Neuroscience is not available in Denmark, therefore i could not have taken it here. And there is no way i can raise the money myself. What are the specific rules around this?

    Thank you in advance,
    Gustav
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    Hi Gustav,

    As you've already studied two years of the same course in Denmark I'm presuming that you won't be required to start the course at UCL from first year again.

    Could you let me know which year of study you will be starting in as this will directly affect the finance you're entitled to.

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    Mark-Lee
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    Hi Mark-Lee,

    I'm sorry, the text is a bit unclear. The bachelor i am currently taking is in philosophy, which is a totally different subject. The Neuroscience MSci is not an exchange of any kind, but a completely new bachelor. So i will be starting from year one.

    Regards,
    Gustav
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    Hi Gustav,

    As your are starting from your first year of the course and as you've already studied two years you will only be entitled to 2 years of funding from SFE.

    The 2 years you are entitled to will be available in the last two years of your new course.

    Thanks,
    Mark-Lee
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    Hi Mark-Lee,

    I see. So just to be absolutely certain: I have to pay for the first two years of my new course, and the two subsequent years i am entitled to funding? As the new course is an MSci and therefore lasts four years.

    Regards,
    Gustav
 
 
 
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