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Doing BTEC IT & Software Development Extended Diploma. Apprenticeship or Uni? watch

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    So, I am just about to start my second year of my BTEC course, and am coming to the point in time where I need to decide what I am going to do after the course has come to an end.

    I've been speaking with my parents and my Dad very firmly believes in experience over education, as that is what he's based his career on, and therefore would prefer for me to go down an apprenticeship route. But on the other hand, my Mum really wants me to pursue education, and therefore would like me to go to Uni.

    I have worked out that the highest grade that I would be able to achieve currently is DDM, worth 320 UCAS points.

    I was curious as to whether there is anyone else who is taking part in an IT based apprenticeship, and someone who is taking an IT based course at Uni. Any advice is welcome, I'm at a real crossroads as to what to do.
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Updated: August 24, 2016
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