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What is full-time education?

Do you have to go to university 5 days a week for it to be classified as 'full-time education'?
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Answered by Alison Patterson
Hi Sandra,

A full time course is measured by the content and commitment required not specifically by attendance. Undergraduate study is not the same as high school and there is an expectation of self-directed study. Contact hours are not a good guide to course intensity.

Look at:

www.gov.uk/student-finance/overview

www.gov.uk/student-finance/parttime-students

www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/universities/.../

Hope this answers your question.

CUG

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