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    I am currently studying a 4 year MSci in Physics at UCL and am in my 3rd year.

    What I would like to do is graduate this year with a BSc in Physics and do a 1 year MSci in Computer Science at UCL next year instead of my fourth year in physics.

    I understand that when I originally applied for my 4 year course in Physics it meant that I was eligible for 5 years of funding (in case of resitting a year), so the amount of money would be no greater than what I was eligible for anyway. On the other hand it means I have to graduate first, and my 1 year MSci in Computer Science would technically be post graduate study, which I have heard is not eligible for funding from SFE.

    What I want to know is whether it is possible at all to get funding for the 1 year Computer Science course if I graduate Physics this year.

    Also, I am an English student living in England.
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    As you will graduate with an undergraduate degree first, you will not be eligible for funding for your MSci based on the current rules, as it will be classed as postgraduate study which currently isn't funded by us.

    There may be changes to 16/17 funding which will allow for some postgraduate courses to be funded, however there has been no final decision on the guidelines for this yet, so as it stands, you would be ineligible for funding for your MSci.

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