I am currently registered for the Open Degree under transitional funding, having completed Y182 (15 credits) in June 2012.
I remained undecided about which degree I wanted to go for...choices, choices.
I have finally decided that I would like to go for a Languages based degree i.e. French and Spanish, starting with L192 and L194 in October 2013.
In order to keep studying under transitional funding I need to complete a module in the current University year and the easiest way to do that is a small 10/15 credit course. But I cant seem to find a module that incorporates Languages.
Can anyone recommend anything?
Does anyone know if I decide I cant complete the degree by August 2017 can I carry on for the Open Degree and just pay for the final module or two at the higher rate?
Many Thanks x
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- 14-03-2013 11:15
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- 14-03-2013 21:19
So far as I can see, all the language modules seem to start in either February or October, so I can't see anything specifically relevant you can do right now - but, like you say, to keep TA you'll have to do something this year, so I guess you'll just need to pick something that grabs your fancy. I make it that you have a choice of Contemporary Wales; Digital photography: creating and sharing better images; Elements of forensic science; Galaxies, stars and planets; Human genetics and health issues; Inside nuclear energy; Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting; Introduction to counselling; Introduction to financial services; Living without oil: chemistry for a sustainable future; Maths for science; Small country, big history: themes in the history of Wales; The frozen planet; The story of maths; Understanding human nutrition; Understanding the weather; or Volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis; or any of the Openings modules. Even if there isn't anything specifically relevant to your degree, I reckon you'll be able to find something interesting amongst that lot!
I don't know that anyone's ever had a definitive answer about what would happen if someone didn't manage to finish by 2017. (I guess we probably won't know for certain until 2017...) I remember some discussion a while back on the OUSA forums about this, but I don't think it came to a definite conclusion.