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    • Ellieb4
    • By Ellieb4 15th Sep 17, 8:51 PM
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    Student Loan for fees 2nd degree in healthcare
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    • 15th Sep 17, 8:51 PM
    Student Loan for fees 2nd degree in healthcare 15th Sep 17 at 8:51 PM
    Hi
    We keep getting mixed messages from SLC. Basically the degree I want to do is my second degree and in occupational therapy as I am hoping to progress my career. Apparently I am not entitled to tuition fee loan as I already have a degree even though it's a healthcare course however the government student finance page suggests I should. Please can anyone answer our prayers ! Kind regards.
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    • Nebulous2
    • By Nebulous2 16th Sep 17, 5:18 AM
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    • 16th Sep 17, 5:18 AM
    I know nothing about this, however....

    Have you applied for the degree and been accepted? I've worked with lecturers for healthcare courses, including OTs, as I've provided placements for students. I've always found the ones I've met very enthusiastic and helpful to their students.

    I'd approach them and ask. I'd expect them to know about sources of funding and how to apply.
    • susannthe3cs
    • By susannthe3cs 18th Sep 17, 2:12 AM
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    • 18th Sep 17, 2:12 AM
    Hiya, you can't have a tuition loan again as I enquired for. A paramedic one as I had three years funding for my hnd they advised me I would only be elite able for final year funding of a new degree as it's 4 years max
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