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Post Grad loans for 2 year+ MSc AHP pre-reg courses

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    I am a english undergraduate in my final year of a 4 degree in scotland. I'm hoping to apply to QMU Edinburgh for a postgraduate MSc pre-registration course that lasts 2 years and 2 months, starting September 2017.

    I have been following the consultations between the government and council of deans for some time about this matter. I am really pleased they have decided to extend the tuition loans and bursaries for 2017 until they come up with a long term plan.

    However I have some pretty important questions:

    1. am i definitely still considered an english student i.e. can i still apply to s.e given i have studied in Scotland for 4 years?
    2. will the tuition loan cover the full tuition? (~£8550 a year + 2 months)
    3. will the maintenance loan take into account my parents income?
    4. will the maintenance ever be enough to live off or will i have to look into bank loans?

    I'd love to know the answers to these ASAP as I'm going to be applying this weekend, and if i end up not having any finance plans i will get rejected/have to pull out at a later date! Thank you
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    Hi,

    If you have lived in Scotland for the last 3 years you will not be eligible to apply for the Post Graduate Loan from SFE.

    Thanks
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    Even though I'm a student? And my registered out of term time address and student finance address is in England?
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    Hi,

    If your home address has remained in England you may be eligible to receive the post graduate loan, I would advise you to make an application and we can review this.

    Thanks
 
 
 
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