Hi, this is my first post so be gentle! Am looking at starting an OU degree course as soon as possible. I *think* I have just about got it straight in my mind about the funding, and the application process.
The only thing I don't know is what I want to do when I grow up!
At the moment I am a early years practitioner which is going great at the moment.
My career options/interests are:
Nutritionist (at the moment there doesn't seem to be a particular route into this but I can see it becoming a vital job in the future)
Counselling specialising in over-eating/binge eating
I spoke to the OU this afternoon and mentioned the Open degree, which is the only one to really stand out for me, but because I also mentioned teaching as a potential career, he said that this wouldn't be suitable for teaching (whereas I understood that any BA or BSc degree was a route into teacher training?)
The obvious solution would be to do the Early Years degree but it does say that this is finishing in Dec 2021? Also there are GCSE requirements...I'm currently doing a GCSE English course and also need my maths, starting next September. I can manage time wise as I only work 12hrs a week and have school holidays too.
Obviously I am not really that far forward in making an actual decision...help!
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