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    (Original post by LF-Uni)
    If you love Biology the future is very bright. Bioinformatics is exploding at the moment.



    I hope the same rules apply that were active when you first started studying.

    U316 seems very interesting. I worked in the chemical industry and all I can say is that there sure is room for improvement.

    I'm going to apply to the course BSc Mathematics in Feb. It's the closest to what I wanted out of an open degree.
    Thanks. good luck with your chosen subject. I am not sure about the open degree at all as it left me not knowing which direction to take and I now regret going in for it.
    I was doing either Technology or Social Science, but an advisor persuaded me to opt for an open degree which I wish I had not agreed to.

    U316 the environmental web does look extremely interesting, unfortunately, some students on facebook say it had an awful lot of administrative and other problems in the course, and some sound as though they hated it! apparently, there is rigid criteria for the project, so I think I am now going to take M140 statistics as there isn't much choice in the new year and take T313 renewable energy next autumn along with another 30 point environmental course.

    I am now nearly 90% decided not to take U316, it did look so interesting though.
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    Thanks. good luck with your chosen subject. I am not sure about the open degree at all as it left me not knowing which direction to take and I now regret going in for it.
    I was doing either Technology or Social Science, but an advisor persuaded me to opt for an open degree which I wish I had not agreed to.

    U316 the environmental web does look extremely interesting, unfortunately, some students on facebook say it had an awful lot of administrative and other problems in the course, and some sound as though they hated it! apparently, there is rigid criteria for the project, so I think I am now going to take M140 statistics as there isn't much choice in the new year and take T313 renewable energy next autumn along with another 30 point environmental course.

    I am now nearly 90% decided not to take U316, it did look so interesting though.
    Sooty, I would read the "Classification of your degree" at the bottom of this page:

    www.open.ac.uk/courses/qualifications/qd

    It seems the classification is one of the things you need to keep an eye on but other than that you could check out the module list under courses to maybe plan ahead. What modules you would be interested in and when they start. Also makes it easier when you speak to OU staff to see what they think. This way you have a better chance at getting what you want out of the degree.
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    Sooty, I would read the "Classification of your degree" at the bottom of this page:

    www.open.ac.uk/courses/qualifications/qd

    It seems the classification is one of the things you need to keep an eye on but other than that you could check out the module list under courses to maybe plan ahead. What modules you would be interested in and when they start. Also makes it easier when you speak to OU staff to see what they think. This way you have a better chance at getting what you want out of the degree.
    Thank you for this info. I have now decided not to take U316, as I am on the face book page where this year's students say it had a lot of problems, including that the final project is produced in a 'Wiki' with OU Wiki software which did not work properly - students had blank pages in their end work as there was no way to delete them!

    I am going to re look at my plans.

    Good luck with your chosen modules.
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    Why do the next module on level 1 as I have done level 1 already and expect to do the level 2, I am disappointed about the OU-way like this.

    [QUOTE=sootydog1;60232961]I believe that you can do this, as the OU state for this qualification that they 'recommend you start at Level 1'.

    Also, you don't have to start off at Level 1 anyway, you can start at Level 2.
    https://msds.open.ac.uk/students/stu...bd.htm#courses[/QU OTE]
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    (Original post by sootydog1)
    Thank you for this info. I have now decided not to take U316, as I am on the face book page where this year's students say it had a lot of problems, including that the final project is produced in a 'Wiki' with OU Wiki software which did not work properly - students had blank pages in their end work as there was no way to delete them!

    I am going to re look at my plans.

    Good luck with your chosen modules.
    Hi, what facebook group are you referring to?
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    Hi I have a doubt. I was awarded 210 credits for my Ba/Bsc (hons) Open.I took 30 credits level 2 to complete. The student app allows me to take level 3 as well. I took 60 credits level 3 to finish as soon as pssible.When I paid the Facebook open uni staff told me you have been charged level 2 you must complete first. Level 3 next year. I said whaaaatttttt.Did you have the same problem? The app allowed me to get 90 credits 30 to finish level 2 and the rest. And in the end surprise. A year list just with 30 credits. This must be a mistake we are allowed to study 120 credits a year.
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    [QUOTE=Baserri;73684160]Hi I have a doubt. I was awarded 210 credits for my Ba/Bsc (hons) Open.I took 30 credits level 2 to complete. The student app allows me to take level 3 as well. I took 60 credits level 3 to finish as soon as pssible.When I paid the Facebook open uni staff told me you have been charged level 2 you must complete first. Level 3 next year. I said whaaaatttttt.Did you have the same problem? The app allowed me to get 90 credits 30 to finish level 2 and the rest. And in the end surprise. A year list just with 30 credits. This must be a mistake we are allowed to study 120 credits a year. Somebody could help me?
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    (Original post by Baserri)
    Hi I have a doubt. I was awarded 210 credits for my Ba/Bsc (hons) Open.I took 30 credits level 2 to complete. The student app allows me to take level 3 as well. I took 60 credits level 3 to finish as soon as pssible.When I paid the Facebook open uni staff told me you have been charged level 2 you must complete first. Level 3 next year. I said whaaaatttttt.Did you have the same problem? The app allowed me to get 90 credits 30 to finish level 2 and the rest. And in the end surprise. A year list just with 30 credits. This must be a mistake we are allowed to study 120 credits a year. Somebody could help me?
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    (Original post by Baserri)
    Hi I have a doubt. I was awarded 210 credits for my Ba/Bsc (hons) Open.I took 30 credits level 2 to complete. The student app allows me to take level 3 as well. I took 60 credits level 3 to finish as soon as pssible.When I paid the Facebook open uni staff told me you have been charged level 2 you must complete first. Level 3 next year. I said whaaaatttttt.Did you have the same problem? The app allowed me to get 90 credits 30 to finish level 2 and the rest. And in the end surprise. A year list just with 30 credits. This must be a mistake we are allowed to study 120 credits a year.

    So you had a whole (360 credits) Bachelors degree, and OU only transferred 210 credits of that?

    If so, what was their reasoning?
 
 
 

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