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Hi,

I am starting an Adult Nursing Pre-Registration (MSc) Course this September at UCLan (3 years full time). I have applied for NHS Bursary but the amount I would be getting isn't enough to help with living costs. I have submitted an application to student finance for the reduced loan as well. However, when I entered my course details, the student finance website came back saying the course was illegible for maintenance loan? When I chose one of the listed courses, it allowed me to submit my application. But when I checked after submission, the course I chose was Adult Nursing Pre-Reg (BSc) not the MSc option. The online application won't allow me to change this course and is saying I have to send a change of circumstance form. My questions are:

- As a Pre-Reg MSc Nursing Student, am i eligible for Reduced Maintenance Loan? I am getting mixed information. Some are saying no and some are confirming I can still get the maintenance loan even though i am eligible for NHS bursary.

- Do I have to send out a change of circumstance form to correct my course details or will Student Finance just get this information from my university?

Thanks for your help.
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Hi,

I am starting an Adult Nursing Pre-Registration (MSc) Course this September at UCLan (3 years full time). I have applied for NHS Bursary but the amount I would be getting isn't enough to help with living costs. I have submitted an application to student finance for the reduced loan as well. However, when I entered my course details, the student finance website came back saying the course was illegible for maintenance loan? When I chose one of the listed courses, it allowed me to submit my application. But when I checked after submission, the course I chose was Adult Nursing Pre-Reg (BSc) not the MSc option. The online application won't allow me to change this course and is saying I have to send a change of circumstance form. My questions are:

- As a Pre-Reg MSc Nursing Student, am i eligible for Reduced Maintenance Loan? I am getting mixed information. Some are saying no and some are confirming I can still get the maintenance loan even though i am eligible for NHS bursary.

- Do I have to send out a change of circumstance form to correct my course details or will Student Finance just get this information from my university?

Thanks for your help.
Hi aejie1990,

The Adult Nursing Pre-Registration (MSc) course will not attract funding from SFE if you are in receipt of NHS funding.

Warm regards.
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Hi aejie1990,

The Adult Nursing Pre-Registration (MSc) course will not attract funding from SFE if you are in receipt of NHS funding.

Warm regards.
Thanks Shaun,

Will I have the option of choosing between SFE and the NHS Bursary? As I feel the NHS Bursary may not be enough for my living costs.

Regards.
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Thanks Shaun,

Will I have the option of choosing between SFE and the NHS Bursary? As I feel the NHS Bursary may not be enough for my living costs.

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Hi again aejie1990,

You would be unable to choose as the course does attract that funding. It will be the same for all students studying the course.

Warm regards.
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