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Fees by Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) for various courses: FOI release

Published: 3 Sep 2019

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
3 Sep 2019
Fees by Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) for various courses: FOI release
FOI reference: FoI/19/01873
Date received: 31 Jul 2019
Date responded: 29 Aug 2019
Information requested

You asked for the following information on fee rates for various courses:

  • The standard amount of fees by Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) for courses that are Qualifications of Higher Education noted in the SCQF framework. Is there a different fee rate for the following courses: Certificate of Higher Education, Diploma of Higher Education, Ordinary Degree, Honours Degree?
  • A list of all the DipHE courses that are delivered by Scottish Universities and funded by SAAS for the past 8 years. Please provide the amount of tuition fees funded and if the fees differ in years 1 and 2 then please detail this.
Response

You asked for the following information on fee rates for various courses:

  • The standard amount of fees by Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) for courses that are Qualifications of Higher Education noted in the SCQF framework. Is there a different fee rate for the following courses: Certificate of Higher Education, Diploma of Higher Education, Ordinary Degree, Honours Degree?

Degrees (Ordinary Degree, Honours Degree) are £1,820
Sub degree (Certification of Higher Education, Diploma of Higher Education) is £1,285

  • A list of all the DipHE courses that are delivered by Scottish Universities and funded by SAAS for the past 8 years. Please provide the amount of tuition fees funded and if the fees differ in years 1 and 2 then please detail this.

Glasgow Caledonian University
DipHE Operating Department Practice - £1,285

Queen Margaret University
DipHE Associate* International Hospitality and Tourism Management - £1,820

University of the Highlands and Islands
DipHE Gaelic & Related Studies - £1,285
DipHE Person Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy Yr 3 - £1,285
DipHE Person Centred Counselling & Psychology 2 Yrs - £1,285

University of the West of Scotland
DipHE Applied Bioscience With Forensic Investigation - £1,285
DipHE Science - £1,285
DipHE Sport Development - £1,285
DipHE Sport Coaching - £1,285

*An associate course links studying at college and university. A student starts studying at college but is registered on the degree course. In 2014-2015 a student studied at Edinburgh College then would be automatically transferred to the BA (Hons) International Hospitality and Tourism Management course upon completion. From 2015-2016 the course that students were registered on was amended to BA Associate International Hospitality and Tourism Management.

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