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The Education (Student Loans) (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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Regulation 5(1)(a)


1.  A first degree course other than a course referred to in paragraph 4.

2.  A course for the Diploma of Higher Education.

3.  A course for the Higher National Diploma or Higher National Certificate of–

(a)the Business & Technician Education Council; or

(b)the Scottish Qualifications Authority.

4.  A course for the initial training for teachers, including such a course leading to a first degree.

5.  A course for the further training of teachers or youth and community workers.

6.  A course in preparation for a professional examination of a standard higher than that of–

(a)examinations at advanced level for the General Certificate of Education or the examination at higher level for the Scottish Certificate of Education; or

(b)the examination for the National Certificate or the National Diploma of either of the bodies mentioned in paragraph 3,

not being a course for entry to which a first degree (or equivalent qualification) is normally required.

7.  A course providing education (whether or not in preparation for an examination) the standard of which is–

(a)higher than that of courses providing education in preparation for any of the examinations mentioned in paragraph (6)(a) or (b) above, but

(b)not higher than that of a first degree course,

and for entry to which a first degree (or equivalent qualification) is not normally required.

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