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    Hi, guys. I`m an international student and just withdrew from my course. I was in BSc Management in CASS Business school, but felt like I was learning nothing...as you know the international student`s tuitin fee is expensive so I coudn`t stand to spend much money on the useless course. My friends actually told me not to study management as it is difficult to get a job with the degree. And I am actually good at Maths but the course has nothing to do with numbers...I know I should have researched more... And I have had hearing difficulty with my right year for 2 years and also don`t speak English as fluently as home students, so the group discussions were hell!! I finally got tired mentally then started seeing a counsellor. I have seen many ENT specialists in London but it is still bad, but I was told I could take an operation for my ear in my country Japan. For these reasons I decised to take a year gap and apply for a different course even though I was awarded a schorship...I am actually very old for undergraduate courses so the decission was very difficult to make..and I am still depressed but I will keep going. I can make some cash whie I am in the gap year anyway although I might forget English... But I am worried that I mightn`t get an offer from the same school for another course. I am planning to apply for accounting and finance course and Investment and Risk Management in the school. I requested a transfer for some courses already before leaving and often changed my mind to leave the uni and confused the admission office, so I think they are fed up with me...My friend told me I wouldn`t be able to go back to Cass again...I would like to know your opinions. The admission office knows why I left the uni. I told them everything. Many thanks.
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    Not much constructive, but are you planning to remain in the UK?
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    No, I`m going home. I just withdrew my visa extention application and am leaving this country on this saturday. I`m actually short of money so I am planning to work full time there until next September, off course I will study on my own, too. I think I`m the poorest international student...While I was in Cass I stayed in an estate in eastend ghetto where chavs hang around with weapons....

    My friend has a house in Morecambe and will let me stay there with low rent so I`m applying for finance in Lancaster university manegement school,too. If Cass doesn`t accept me, I wanna get in Lancaster, also like the city. Lancaster`s management school is good, isn`t it? Their MBA is ranked higher than Cass.

    I will also apply for Finance and Investment Banking in Henley Business School, University of reading and Accounting and finance in university of leeds.

    Since I`m good at maths, I wanna study something numerate or mathematical in business.
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    Dude, it is a bit silly to leave a course just for being too easy in year 1. Not many courses start in 5th gear in first year. From a personal experience, it starts to get serious only from year 2. If it's financial issues I can understand your position better.
    Management is not exactly the most technical subject, but operational research/forecasting can't you take any of these? Good luck, I think you are tired of uk.
    You need to clear your head, decide what you really want? Don't think changing course will help you!
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    I tried to stay in the course and request a transfer to another course in the end of the first year...but I couldn`t keep the motivation...I am sure I would have failed. Also I was told by the admission office that it is difficult to move to another course in the end of the first year as there must be a place for me and I need high grades...I couldn`t have got high grades in the course because of luck of interst. I actually felt the course was easy. I was learning what I had already learned. I saw some students who had never learned business subjects like accounting, economics and QM. My friend was one of them and completely lost. Before leaving the uni I had a important research course work. I was going to ignore it and also was too depressed to do it, but before the deadine I decided to complete it just in case. I couldn`t spend much time and also consenterate on it because I was very unstable. But I was supprised by the result. I gained 70%!!Not bad, is it? Anyway there were 2 modules which were involved in management directly. Both of them were completely useless. One of them is about researching on restaurants or bars. I have worked in many restaurants and bars in London so I know about them more than anyone!! and in the module I had to check my personality by using a website as a course work. I didn`t come to the uk to study phycology though....the another module is also full of non sense topics. I really wanna study something more numerate or mathematical. Also I don`t want to be lost after graduating. I often hear people say that management and marketing are the most useless courses, and also it is difficult to get a job with the degrees. I now know why my friends told me not to go for the course. I know most of courses get serious from the 2nd year, and I checked the modules of the 2nd and 3rd year, but They have only a few mathematical modules...I like business courses but want more numbers, so I will go for Accounting and finance or Finance course. I like accounting and also maths. I should have researched on the course properly but I was too busy to do it as I was in an intensive uni foundation course...
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    I tried to stay in the course and request a transfer to another course in the end of the first year...but I couldn`t keep the motivation...I am sure I would have failed. Also I was told by the admission office that it is difficult to move to another course in the end of the first year as there must be a place for me and I need high grades...I couldn`t have got high grades in the course because of luck of interst. I actually felt the course was easy. I was learning what I had already learned. I saw some students who had never learned business subjects like accounting, economics and QM. My friend was one of them and completely lost. Before leaving the uni I had a important research course work. I was going to ignore it and also was too depressed to do it, but before the deadine I decided to complete it just in case. I couldn`t spend much time and also consenterate on it because I was very unstable. But I was supprised by the result. I gained 70%!!Not bad, is it? Anyway there were 2 modules which were involved in management directly. Both of them were completely useless. One of them is about researching on restaurants or bars. I have worked in many restaurants and bars in London so I know about them more than anyone!! and in the module I had to check my personality by using a website as a course work. I didn`t come to the uk to study phycology though....the another module is also full of non sense topics. I really wanna study something more numerate or mathematical. Also I don`t want to be lost after graduating. I often hear people say that management and marketing are the most useless courses, and also it is difficult to get a job with the degrees. I now know why my friends told me not to go for the course. I know most of courses get serious from the 2nd year, and I checked the modules of the 2nd and 3rd year, but They have only a few mathematical modules...I like business courses but want more numbers, so I will go for Accounting and finance or Finance course. I like accounting and also maths. I should have researched on the course properly but I was too busy to do it as I was in an intensive uni foundation course...
    Well good luck. Since, it's soo easy. Just turn up for the exams, make sure you get a first overall, I'm pretty confident they'll transfer you to any other course bar Actuarial Science.
 
 
 
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