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To B20 or not B20 that is the question.

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- Mon, 05/12/2011 - 17:56

Dear people in OU land,
I would like to like to benefit from your opinion. I am just 60 points short of my BSc (Hons) Technology B20. I had planned to complete with U316 The Environmental Web. Since I have to get going and study in 2012 to avoid the fees hike I have to make a decision PDQ.
My dilemma comes from whether stick with B20 or to transfer to BA/BSc (Hons) Design and Innovation B61. I have all the necessary modules with the exception of U101 Design Thinking (compulsory) and my free choice of 60 points at level 3. I would like to do B301 Making Sense of Strategy.
 
The choice as I see it is:
 
Finish the BSc with U316, while enjoyable, is not wholly career relevant.
 
Take 18 -24 months longer and do the 120 points listed above, for a more relevant module choice and more specific degree.
 
I would benefit from any experiences from the modules above.
 
As a little bit of background, I am a Senior Quality Engineer working for a company that designs and manufactures electronic equipment. I am very involved in the R&D process.
 
Thanks in advance.
 
 
Tim

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Jenny Bond - Wed, 07/12/2011 - 10:27

Hi Tim

What a dilemma...
I noticed you haven't had any comments back as yet but would suggest you speak to your tutor who may be able to give you some advice or speak to a course advisor in student services 0845 300 6090 who should be able to help with your decision.

Best of luck

Jenny, Platform Team

 

Jenny Bond - Wed, 07/12/2011 - 10:27

Hi Tim

What a dilemma...
I noticed you haven't had any comments back as yet but would suggest you speak to your tutor who may be able to give you some advice or speak to a course advisor in student services 0845 300 6090 who should be able to help with your decision.

Best of luck

Jenny, Platform Team

 

Timothy Allard - Wed, 07/12/2011 - 11:38

Thanks Jenny,

I am going to talk to Student services. Thanks for the number.

Since writing I have thought the best option is to fininsh the degree next year. I know I will enjoy U316. I think a bird in the hand.....

Regards

 

Tim