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The Education (Student Support) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2018

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Amendment of the Education (Student Support) Regulations 2011

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16.  Before regulation 141, insert—

PART 11AFee support, grants and allowances for designated part-time courses

Interpretation of Part 11A

140A.(1) In this Part, the current part-time course is treated as beginning before 1st September 2012 in relation to a student (“A”) where—

(a)A transfers to the current part-time course pursuant to regulation 139A on or after 1st September 2012 from a designated part-time course beginning before 1st September 2012; or

(b)the current part-time course is an end-on course of the kind described in paragraph (g) of the definition of “end-on course” in regulation 2.

(2) In this Part, the intensity of study is calculated as follows and expressed as a percentage—

where—

  • PT is the number of modules, credits, credit points, points or other unit to be awarded to the eligible part-time student by the academic authority if the student successfully completes the academic year in connection with which that student is applying for support;

  • FT is—

    (a)

    where the course is provided by or on behalf of the Open University, 120;

    (b)

    where the course is provided by or on behalf of any other institution, the number of modules, credits, credit points, points or other unit that a standard full-time student would be required to obtain in each academic year in order to complete the full-time equivalent within the period ordinarily required to complete that course.

(3) In paragraph (2)—

(a)the reference to the period ordinarily required to complete the full-time equivalent means—

(i)where the course is provided by or on behalf of the Open University, the period that a standard full-time student would require to complete the full-time equivalent if that student were awarded 120 credit points in each academic year;

(ii)where the course is provided by or on behalf of any other institution, the period in which a standard full-time student would complete the full-time equivalent;

(b)“standard full-time student” is a student who is to be taken—

(i)to have begun the full-time equivalent course on the same date as the eligible part-time student began the part-time course in question;

(ii)not to have been excused any part of the full-time equivalent course;

(iii)not to have repeated any part of the full-time equivalent course; and

(iv)not to be absent from the full-time equivalent course other than during vacations.

Availability of support to prisoners

140B.  An eligible part-time student who is a prisoner qualifies for support under this Part only—

(a)if the student is an eligible prisoner; or

(b)in respect of an academic year during which the student enters prison or is released from prison..

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