A concurrent programme is where a student takes papers from two different education providers that are credited towards one recognised programme at one of the education providers.
A programme of study that involves concurrent enrolment for Student Allowance purposes means:
- the programme has academic approval from the Heads of Departments at both tertiary education providers (evidence must be provided) and;
- the papers (from both education providers) will be credited towards one recognised programme and;
- the combined study programme must equate to full-time study.
One education provider will need to take responsibility for ensuring that the concurrent programme is confirmed by the Tertiary Education Commission. Alternatively, the lead education provider can supply StudyLink with a letter confirming the above.
Note the Tertiary Education Commission must approve concurrent enrolment programmes at Private Training Establishments.