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Single Honours vs. Joint Honours watch

    • Thread Starter

    Howdy all,

    Forgive me if this is a subject that is been over- and over- discussed but I couldn't find any conclusive answer through google.

    Basically, I'm in my first year [at Lancaster Uni. - if anyone has any Uni.-specific advice here?], signed up for Finance and Economics (the module compilation is equal between the two) but I've chosen my modules so that I can switch on to either straight Accounting & Finance or straight Economics, if I think the joint course is not 'for me'.

    Anyway, I've read/heard some comments along the lines of: "joint honours is harder/has a bigger workload but ultimately employers don't respect it much more than single honours". More worryingly, people have said that because they don't "have a thorough background in either of their two disciplines" they find it progressively more difficult..

    I appreciate that I need to speak to the appropriate person at Uni. about this and the exact structure of my degree - but thought I'd ask here first to try and seek out the facts from the myths and see if you guys have any issues to flag up/advice.

    Many thanks for any responses
    • Thread Starter

    :bump: for justice

    Joint honours doesn't have a bigger workload, you just do less of one subjects and more of the other.
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