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    I have a non honours degree. And I am half way through a postgrad professional course training to become an early years teacher. I want to apply for a postgrad course qualifcation and I can gain 20 credits by doing a bridging paper for the masters from my training. I am just worried that as I dont have a 2.1 hons degree I wouldnt be accepted. I know my training helps massively and also I have experience in education and I am currently working as a teaching assistant for an agency.

    Any advice for me?
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    Contact them and ask.

    If you're worried you won't be accepted with a non-honours degree, the only way to know for sure is to ask the place you'd be applying to. We can't really guess.

    Normally a 2:2 is about as low an entry requirement as you'd find at Masters level unless you had a chunk of professional experience. However education might not work like that and there could be wiggle room, especially as you've done some postgrad-level study already.

    If they turn you down with your current qualifications, ask if you can apply later, once you have some actual experience. It might tip the balance.
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    (Original post by Klix88)
    Contact them and ask.

    If you're worried you won't be accepted with a non-honours degree, the only way to know for sure is to ask the place you'd be applying to. We can't really guess.

    Normally a 2:2 is about as low an entry requirement as you'd find at Masters level unless you had a chunk of professional experience. However education might not work like that and there could be wiggle room, especially as you've done some postgrad-level study already.



    This is what is says on the entry requirments part on the website...
    "You’ll usually need an undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification and a role within education that will allow you to complete the work based assignments. Even if you don’t have these entry requirements it is worth contacting us if you have relevant professional experience as we may be able to consider your application."
    If they turn you down with your current qualifications, ask if you can apply later, once you have some actual experience. It might tip the balance.
    Do you think I should apply?
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    (Original post by trifleontoast)
    Do you think I should apply?
    I think you should ask first. They do invite people to contact them.

    If they will accept your application, it has to be up to you as to whether you apply or not.

    I certainly wouldn't apply before they had confirmed that they will accept your application. There's no point pouring all that effort into an application which is a no-go before you start.
 
 
 
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