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    Am I right to assume that if you do a BA you can't do a MSc? Also, if you do a BSc you can't do a MA?

    The reason I'm asking if because Durham's Acc+Finance course is a BA (I heard this is down to tradition, anyone wanna clarify this?) and was wondering if it would limit my post-grad opportunities.
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    No, the award depends on the specific content on the course and you can do an MSc after a BA
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    (Original post by ~ Mandy ~)
    No, the award depends on the specific content on the course and you can do an MA after a BSc
    Is it not true that the older univeristys such as Oxford, Cambridge, Durham award a BA in many of their degrees purley down to tradition despite the degrees being very maths heavy (e.g. Economics & Management at Oxford, Economics at Durham). Whereas other univeristys award a BA, like you said on the specific content (e.g. Manchester offer a BA and BSc Accounting course).
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    (Original post by JAgg)
    Is it not true that the older univeristys such as Oxford, Cambridge, Durham award a BA in many of their degrees purley down to tradition despite the degrees being very maths heavy (e.g. Economics & Management at Oxford, Economics at Durham). Whereas other univeristys award a BA, like you said on the specific content (e.g. Manchester offer a BA and BSc Accounting course).
    True. Oxbridge are just stupid like that.
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    (Original post by JAgg)
    Am I right to assume that if you do a BA you can't do a MSc? Also, if you do a BSc you can't do a MA?
    No

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    The reason I'm asking if because Durham's Acc+Finance course is a BA (I heard this is down to tradition, anyone wanna clarify this?) and was wondering if it would limit my post-grad opportunities.
    No, it won't.
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    (Original post by JAgg)
    Is it not true that the older univeristys such as Oxford, Cambridge, Durham award a BA in many of their degrees purley down to tradition despite the degrees being very maths heavy (e.g. Economics & Management at Oxford, Economics at Durham). Whereas other univeristys award a BA, like you said on the specific content (e.g. Manchester offer a BA and BSc Accounting course).
    Only Oxbridge do this.
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    Bachelor of Commerce>BA, BBA, MBA
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    Having a BA does not necessarily mean that you have to study an MA. I know of somebody who did my course at King's (which is a BA) and is going on to study MSc Speech and Language Therapy.
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    Only Oxbridge do this.
    But Durham's Economic/Finance courses are heavily maths-based. I don't get it, I thought BAs had less mathematical content...
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    (Original post by JAgg)
    Am I right to assume that if you do a BA you can't do a MSc? Also, if you do a BSc you can't do a MA?

    The reason I'm asking if because Durham's Acc+Finance course is a BA (I heard this is down to tradition, anyone wanna clarify this?) and was wondering if it would limit my post-grad opportunities.
    At Oxbridge you get given an MA automatically 6 years after first entering the university as an undergrad, providing you complete your BA degree...
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    Uh, mabye I should start making thread title that will draw more attention such as 'Should I use a prostitute' ;\
 
 
 

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