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    I fear that my degree is totally useless and will not earn me a job.

    What fields can I go into? Is it possible to earn an okish living with it?
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    Are you seriously worried?
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    (Original post by *Thedreaming*)
    I fear that my degree is totally useless and will not earn me a job.

    What fields can I go into? Is it possible to earn an okish living with it?
    Nope. Some employers may be stingy by the fact that you have a BA rather than a BSc but these are probably those that pay like £40k.

    If you average a mid to high 2:1 or a first. Then you are as likely to find a job as any other student. This is where other factors come into play i.e. work experience and interview skills.

    Your degree is not useless.

    Though, I do have to warn you that the job market is very tetchy so it'll be hard to get onto a mid level paying job without being tied to a graduate programme of some sort. Just once you graduate, be sure to take any opportunity you get and keep searching for them.
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    (Original post by PPF)
    Are you seriously worried?
    Yes, it is not a stem degree or a bsc

    Not taking anything away from it though it is very difficult.
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    How different are the BA Economics and BSc? I do BSc and it's a very Maths-y, I'm guessing BA isn't very mathematical?
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    Also P.S I'm a 2:2 BSc Student at University of York. So I think I'm the one screwed.
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    (Original post by am_blue)
    How different are the BA Economics and BSc? I do BSc and it's a very Maths-y, I'm guessing BA isn't very mathematical?
    'Supposedly'
    Each course is different. There's no set requirement of maths content.
    You can pretty much choose modules to minimise maths content and still get a BSc.
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    (Original post by senz72)
    Also P.S I'm a 2:2 BSc Student at University of York. So I think I'm the one screwed.
    I think you're fine, uni of York is good and it's a Bsc

    I think I have 2nd year fatigue
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    (Original post by senz72)
    'Supposedly'
    Each course is different. There's no set requirement of maths content.
    You can pretty much choose modules to minimise maths content and still get a BSc.
    Yeah, I stupidly thought that because I took a BA it would have nil maths content
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    (Original post by *Thedreaming*)
    I think you're fine, uni of York is good and it's a Bsc

    I think I have 2nd year fatigue
    So do I. I've got exams in a days time. Only started revising now. Mind, I've had the worst year ever mentally.
    Can I ask where you study?
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    (Original post by *Thedreaming*)
    Yes, it is not a stem degree or a bsc

    Not taking anything away from it though it is very difficult.
    It just depends on how hard working you are.
    Anton Kreil has only got a BA in Economics too. Yet he's 'ballin'.
    But if want you an average paying job then the degree doesn't really matter.
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    (Original post by senz72)
    So do I. I've got exams in a days time. Only started revising now. Mind, I've had the worst year ever mentally.
    Can I ask where you study?
    Same, this year ruined me. So much stuff happened and a lot of disengagement on my part. Most of this years modules did not interest me and I'm unhappy about my dissertation topic.

    I'll pm you.
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    (Original post by senz72)
    So do I. I've got exams in a days time. Only started revising now. Mind, I've had the worst year ever mentally.
    Can I ask where you study?
    Good luck with your exams..I have one resit mind you >_<
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    (Original post by *Thedreaming*)
    Good luck with your exams..I have one resit mind you >_<
    I'm sure you'll do well. Resit a 1st year module?
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    (Original post by senz72)
    I'm sure you'll do well. Resit a 1st year module?
    No second year, jan exams.

    I ve already finished exams, the only decent thing about my uni
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    (Original post by *Thedreaming*)
    No second year, jan exams.

    I ve already finished exams, the only decent thing about my uni
    Oh I see. We're only just starting, And I thought we were pretty early.

    Do you think I should resit a relatively easy exam that I got 62 in?
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    (Original post by senz72)
    Oh I see. We're only just starting, And I thought we were pretty early.

    Do you think I should resit a relatively easy exam that I got 62 in?

    Far Too early... We were only informed about the actual exam 3 weeks before it took place

    If you can get a 1st in it or if it'll pull up your overall average to a 2:1

    Otherwise no, 62 is a good mark.
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    (Original post by senz72)
    Oh I see. We're only just starting, And I thought we were pretty early.

    Do you think I should resit a relatively easy exam that I got 62 in?
    Wow. Are you allowed to retake exams at your own discretion?
    My uni doesn't allow that, you can only retake an exam if you fail and they cap your mark at 40% (unless you have a valid concession),
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    (Original post by *Thedreaming*)
    Far Too early... We were only informed about the actual exam 3 weeks before it took place

    If you can get a 1st in it or if it'll pull up your overall average to a 2:1

    Otherwise no, 62 is a good mark.
    Cheers, sorry about the creepy PM.
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    (Original post by PPF)
    Wow. Are you allowed to retake exams at your own discretion?
    My uni doesn't allow that, you can only retake an exam if you fail and they cap your mark at 40% (unless you have a valid concession),
    I have clinical depression and
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    suicidal tendencies, I actually attempted 3 days after my exam
    Hence I have mit circs if I believe I would have done better. I personally think I would have done much better especially regarding that I got one of the lowest scores on the exam. :s
 
 
 
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