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    I have been told that medicine is exempt from the rule that a fee loan won't be granted for a second degree. This goes against everything I have read online in the past.

    I called to query the loan agreement thinking it was a mistake. My loan agreement states I am entitled to a £9000 fee loan.

    I have an honours degree already and I have been accepted to a 5 year medical degree. I called SFE to query this and the gentleman on the phone told me that my past education is not being taken into account as I have an offer for medicine. I was in so much shock I forgot to ask for this in writing.

    I asked in another thread on TSR and someone else on here also thinks that medicine is exempt and I am entitled to the fee loan. I am just so worried that SFE will change their minds halfway though the term.
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    (Original post by student357142)
    I have been told that medicine is exempt from the rule that a fee loan won't be granted for a second degree. This goes against everything I have read online in the past.

    I called to query the loan agreement thinking it was a mistake. My loan agreement states I am entitled to a £9000 fee loan.

    I have an honours degree already and I have been accepted to a 5 year medical degree. I called SFE to query this and the gentleman on the phone told me that my past education is not being taken into account as I have an offer for medicine. I was in so much shock I forgot to ask for this in writing.

    I asked in another thread on TSR and someone else on here also thinks that medicine is exempt and I am entitled to the fee loan. I am just so worried that SFE will change their minds halfway though the term.
    All the information I can find states that graduate med students (even if not on a GEM course) aren't eligible for a tuition fee loan.

    If you've queried it and been reassured that the assessment is correct I'd be tempted to
    a) ask for this confirmation in writing
    b) contact your university to let them know (and that you have doubts)
    c) plan for them to change their mind at the last minute or even retrospectively.
    d) cross your fingers that they wont
 
 
 
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