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    I undertook a BA (Hons) about 5 years ago and finished with a BA after failing my dissertation module and choosing to accept a job offer rather than retaking the dissertation module capped at 40%.

    I've recently wanted to go back to Uni (different course and different university this time) but I am quite confused about if I can get it fully funded or not..? Can anyone help me with this?

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    (Original post by eXcile)
    I undertook a BA (Hons) about 5 years ago and finished with a BA after failing my dissertation module and choosing to accept a job offer rather than retaking the dissertation module capped at 40%.

    I've recently wanted to go back to Uni (different course and different university this time) but I am quite confused about if I can get it fully funded or not..? Can anyone help me with this?

    Thanks
    No because you already have an undergrad degree - the lack of Hons doesn't make any difference. But what about a postgrad (and therefore you would get the Postgraduate Loan)? Some universities may consider you, especially as a mature student - but you will have to ask around...

    https://www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan/overview

    Alternatively you can get undergrad funding for a 2nd degree if the course is STEM and is part-time.
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    (Original post by eXcile)
    I undertook a BA (Hons) about 5 years ago and finished with a BA after failing my dissertation module and choosing to accept a job offer rather than retaking the dissertation module capped at 40%.

    I've recently wanted to go back to Uni (different course and different university this time) but I am quite confused about if I can get it fully funded or not..? Can anyone help me with this?

    Thanks
    As jneill says, there is pretty much no funding now for second undergraduate degrees - in a few courses like medicine, dentistry you can access student loans for maintenance, but even here you cannot access tutition fee loans. They all come under ELQ rules (equivalent or lower qualification). The government decided to withdraw funding for second undergraduate degrees so it could concentrate resources on those taking a first degree.
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    As jneil says, there is pretty much no funding now for second undergraduate degrees - in a few courses like medicine, dentistry you can access student loans for maintenance, but even here you cannot access tutition fee loans. They all come under ELQ rules (equivalent or lower qualification). The government decided to withdraw funding for second undergraduate degrees so it could concentrate resources on those taking a first degree.
    Okay that makes sense, thanks for your help!
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    (Original post by eXcile)
    Okay that makes sense, thanks for your help!
    And see my edit about the part-time option.
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    And see my edit about the part-time option.
    This could be an option, would it be the Universities themselves that would offer advice on part-time or STEM course study? Or is there further information on these options?
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    (Original post by eXcile)
    This could be an option, would it be the Universities themselves that would offer advice on part-time or STEM course study? Or is there further information on these options?
    Just have a look for part-time courses in a STEM subject that interests you. Almost all will qualify for the funding.

    OU is, obviously, a major provider. But there are others too.
 
 
 
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