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Why bother with a post grad course - waste of time? 17-10-2016
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    Goodmorning TSR Crew,

    I'm hoping to get my Science to a C so I can do a PGCE and was wondering which is the easiest route to achieve it. Should I do a IGCSE Biology or enrol on a GCSE Science course at college where I will need to focus on three Sciences for a whole year with a ISA assessment? I would prefer to balance full time work with studying if possible and limit costs as I'll be funding my whole PGCE.

    More info:

    Edexcel IGCSE Biology
    1. Cost £295
    2. Exams can be in January, May and June
    3. I can focus solely on Biology and not the other two Sciences
    4. The entry fee for examinations is still unknown could be in the region of £50-100
    5. More worklife balance

    GCSE Science
    1. Cost £405 including one exam entry
    2.Exams are in May and June with the ISA completed in class time.
    3. Course will take 10 months - 3 hours morning classes and two hours evening classes.
    4. Restricted hours on how much I can work as I need to go into classes.
    5. I'll need to focus on three Sciences rather than one.

    I've received a 2:1 in English and Literature at University of Manchester just for your information.

    Any advice would be much appreciated as I want to enrol as soon as possible.

    Thank you!
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