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    is it worth going to uni to do a business management degree? or better doing an apprenticeship?
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    Do you know what options you have with a degree v the options you have with your apprenticeship? With the degree, you'll leave with around (depending on your situation) £50k of debt. Whereas with the apprenticeship, you get paid to learn on the job.
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    Do you know what options you have with a degree v the options you have with your apprenticeship? With the degree, you'll leave with around (depending on your situation) £50k of debt. Whereas with the apprenticeship, you get paid to learn on the job.
    I'm in Scotland and live with parents - so I could go to uni debt - free. However, I'd just be scared of failing or not coping with the workload.

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    Do you know what options you have with a degree v the options you have with your apprenticeship? With the degree, you'll leave with around (depending on your situation) £50k of debt. Whereas with the apprenticeship, you get paid to learn on the job.
    I'm hoping to get an apprenticeship at Selex ES,offering 16.5k and annual pay increases. It's a 2 year program and you get an HNC too!

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    I'm hoping to get an apprenticeship at Selex ES,offering 16.5k and annual pay increases. It's a 2 year program and you get an HNC too!

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    That for me personally, sounds much better. Partly because (although, you can do a year in industry at uni) of the work experience.

    Good luck with whatever you choose.

    If you get the HNC and decide you want to do a degree and Selex doesn't offer this, you do have the option of doing a top-up at uni.
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    I'm in Scotland and live with parents - so I could go to uni debt - free. However, I'd just be scared of failing or not coping with the workload.

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    Just do a pros and cons list. Tiger rag has pointed out the single most importamt issue imo £50k debt. That takes a lot of paying back.

    You can do an apprenticeship and go to uni later if need be. Quality of apprenticeships vary, bu hat one sounds organised.
 
 
 

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