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    Hi everyone,
    Im about to start my first year at keele to do a dual honours in English and Human Biology and Im deciding my electives for first year, so i can only choose up to a maximum of 30 credits.
    Ive picked my approved programme elective for english and now i am choosing my free standing elective.
    I want to study abroad in 2nd year (hopefully with erasmus) and I read that keele recommend i choose the intercultural communication as a free standing in preparation for it, however i want to continue to studying spanish (as i did it at a level and i really enjoyed it)

    Do you have to take the Intercultural communication module to be eligible for studying abroad in 2nd year?

    Pls reply thnx :yep:

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    Hi everyone,
    Im about to start my first year at keele to do a dual honours in English and Human Biology and Im deciding my electives for first year, so i can only choose up to a maximum of 30 credits.
    Ive picked my approved programme elective for english and now i am choosing my free standing elective.
    I want to study abroad in 2nd year (hopefully with erasmus) and I read that keele recommend i choose the intercultural communication as a free standing in preparation for it, however i want to continue to studying spanish (as i did it at a level and i really enjoyed it)

    Do you have to take the Intercultural communication module to be eligible for studying abroad in 2nd year?

    Pls reply thnx :yep:

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    Hi,

    From what I gather I don't think you have to do the module to study abroad, it just prepare you for it. I think you'll learn about visas and insurance and things like that, I've chosen it but it's not compulsory for studying abroad!
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    (Original post by ocelot_eyes)
    Hi everyone,
    Im about to start my first year at keele to do a dual honours in English and Human Biology and Im deciding my electives for first year, so i can only choose up to a maximum of 30 credits.
    Ive picked my approved programme elective for english and now i am choosing my free standing elective.
    I want to study abroad in 2nd year (hopefully with erasmus) and I read that keele recommend i choose the intercultural communication as a free standing in preparation for it, however i want to continue to studying spanish (as i did it at a level and i really enjoyed it)

    Do you have to take the Intercultural communication module to be eligible for studying abroad in 2nd year?

    Pls reply thnx :yep:

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    Hey, I'm pretty sure it's compulsory to take the module if you want to study abroad. I remember them saying that in my first year. The best bet is to call them and ask! They're open Monday to Friday :-)
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    (Original post by ocelot_eyes)
    Hi everyone,
    Im about to start my first year at keele to do a dual honours in English and Human Biology and Im deciding my electives for first year, so i can only choose up to a maximum of 30 credits.
    Ive picked my approved programme elective for english and now i am choosing my free standing elective.
    I want to study abroad in 2nd year (hopefully with erasmus) and I read that keele recommend i choose the intercultural communication as a free standing in preparation for it, however i want to continue to studying spanish (as i did it at a level and i really enjoyed it)

    Do you have to take the Intercultural communication module to be eligible for studying abroad in 2nd year?

    Pls reply thnx :yep:

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    My name's Jodie. I work in the Student Services Centre which is where electives are based. You do not need to take Intercultural Communication module to do study abroad. It used to be compulsory but it no longer is for study abroad.

    If you wanted to do all three modules you do have the option to pay for spanish as an additional module.

    Hope this helps

    If you have any more questions feel free to ask me
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    (Original post by Keele University)
    My name's Jodie. I work in the Student Services Centre which is where electives are based. You do not need to take Intercultural Communication module to do study abroad. It used to be compulsory but it no longer is for study abroad.

    If you wanted to do all three modules you do have the option to pay for spanish as an additional module.

    Hope this helps

    If you have any more questions feel free to ask me
    Hi
    I am also really wanting to study abroad in North America or Oceania for Geology but im just wondering how competitive is it?
    Also, how many people apply typically every year compared to those accepted. Studying abroad is such an opportunity im really going to try and take but im wondering what my chances are. Any insight would be appreciated
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    Hi
    I am also really wanting to study abroad in North America or Oceania for Geology but im just wondering how competitive is it?
    Also, how many people apply typically every year compared to those accepted. Studying abroad is such an opportunity im really going to try and take but im wondering what my chances are. Any insight would be appreciated
    I've just given the Study Abroad office a call. Lisa (Global Education and Erasmus Officer) has said they try to send all students who apply. Usually the only reason you wouldn't get to go on study abroad is if you don't have good academic standing - so if you do poorly in your exams. Also they wouldn't send you if it wasn't suitable for the course you are on.

    Which sounds pretty good I think

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    (Original post by Keele University)
    I've just given the Study Abroad office a call. Lisa (Global Education and Erasmus Officer) has said they try to send all students who apply. Usually the only reason you wouldn't get to go on study abroad is if you don't have good academic standing - so if you do poorly in your exams. Also they wouldn't send you if it wasn't suitable for the course you are on.

    Which sounds pretty good I think

    Jodie
    Oh ok thank you
    Its pretty clear and sounds really exciting but one thing... haha what exactly is "good academic standing"? Its subjective but i think a good one would be a 2:2 or 2:1? i presume it is in the end up to the study abroad office.
    Thanks anyway
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    (Original post by Velocity_)
    Oh ok thank you
    Its pretty clear and sounds really exciting but one thing... haha what exactly is "good academic standing"? Its subjective but i think a good one would be a 2:2 or 2:1? i presume it is in the end up to the study abroad office.
    Thanks anyway
    So since you are studying Geology you would have to go on Study Abroad in the 1st semester of your 2nd year.

    Good academic standing means:
    You need to get 55% or more on average in your 1st year. Also you cannot get below %50 in any principle subject modules (ones related to your course)

    The study abroad fair is on 22nd October at Keele so you can go along to that and sign up for the information sessions.

    Hope this helps!

    Jodie
 
 
 
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