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Hello, I have just completed a HND in ICT and currently have a part time job, the job I applied for asked if I had any business qualifications which are essential to the job I applied for. So, I was wondering if I can get funded to do a HNC in Business (only been funded for 2 years so far) or will it not be accepted due to the fact I have already studied a higher level ?
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(Original post by Diggaa)
Hello, I have just completed a HND in ICT and currently have a part time job, the job I applied for asked if I had any business qualifications which are essential to the job I applied for. So, I was wondering if I can get funded to do a HNC in Business (only been funded for 2 years so far) or will it not be accepted due to the fact I have already studied a higher level ?
You ll probably fall foul to the Elq rules.
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Hi Diggaa

As you already hold a higher level of qualification, you would not be eligible for funding though Student Finance.

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I read the ELQ and it says that people are exempt from it if they have a foundation degree , I believe a HND is the equivalent ?
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Foundation degrees and HNDs are both the same level. (2nd year of uni)
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That's what I mean on the ELQ it says that persons with a foundation degree are exempt from this ruling? can anyone clarify

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Do you have a link to that please? I've not come across that before. I know you can get funding to top up our foundationdation degree / HND to a honours degree.
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