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The Education (Student Support) (Wales) Regulations 2018

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Part-time students – calculation of intensity of study

5.—(1) In these Regulations, a reference to the intensity of study in relation to a part-time course is a reference to the lower of—

(a)the percentage calculated in accordance with sub-paragraph (2), or

(b)75%.

(2) The percentage is calculated as follows—

Where—

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

  • 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 units 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) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (2)—

(a)“full-time equivalent” means a full-time course leading to the same qualification as the part-time course in question;

(b)the “period ordinarily required to complete the full-time equivalent” means the period in which a standard full-time student would complete the full-time equivalent;

(c)“standard full-time student” means a student who is taken—

(i)to have started the full-time equivalent on the same date as the student undertaking the part-time course in question,

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

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

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

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