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    Hi everyone,

    Currently in my 3rd year of a English Lang and lit degree at uni of Sheffield. In second year my heart became set on becoming a speech and language therapist and I have since done extensive research/ gained relevant experience.
    I applied to postgrad slt courses but got rejected. I just don't think I have enough experience.
    However I met with a local slt and she told me to apply through ucas and do another undergrad degree as the course is far less intense anyway than the postgrad. So I applied through ucas and currently have interviews for Sheffield and DMU.
    Whilst I don't mind doing another degree (I am really set on this) it's just the money that worries me. I'll be in so much more student debt & can't work out if the NHS give loans for second degrees?
    Does anyone have any advice they could give me/ have similar experiences?
    Thanks.
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    (Original post by dunksy18)
    Hi everyone,

    Currently in my 3rd year of a English Lang and lit degree at uni of Sheffield. In second year my heart became set on becoming a speech and language therapist and I have since done extensive research/ gained relevant experience.
    I applied to postgrad slt courses but got rejected. I just don't think I have enough experience.
    However I met with a local slt and she told me to apply through ucas and do another undergrad degree as the course is far less intense anyway than the postgrad. So I applied through ucas and currently have interviews for Sheffield and DMU.
    Whilst I don't mind doing another degree (I am really set on this) it's just the money that worries me. I'll be in so much more student debt & can't work out if the NHS give loans for second degrees?
    Does anyone have any advice they could give me/ have similar experiences?
    Thanks.
    the nhs bursaries wont exist from the next academic year but you will be able to get loans just like first degree students, sure that'd give you a lot of student debt but you'd near even pay you're first degree debt back on an nhs salary so just see it as a sort of graduate tax instead.
 
 
 
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