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    I've often come across this general rule that*
    10 Credit Uni Module =100 hours work

    But for example if, you only needed a pass of 40%, about how many hours would you be in for a 10 credit module, I'm guessing about 60 hours?*
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    (Original post by Nuss)
    I've often come across this general rule that*
    10 Credit Uni Module =100 hours work

    But for example if, you only needed a pass of 40%, about how many hours would you be in for a 10 credit module, I'm guessing about 60 hours?*
    Noone can answer this - some students will put in 120 hours work and get 40%, others might put in 80 hours and get 40%.

    100 hours is generally the requirement for a passing mark (so 40%) - don't expect to be able to slack off and still pass.
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    There is no hard and fast rule about this. Everyone works differently, everyone understands things differently, everyone has different strengths and weaknesses. There is no magic number. I will add that you shouldn't be aiming for 40%. If you aim for 40% and miss it, you have to resit. If you aim for 40% and get something in the 40s, future employers will wonder wtf you were doing. If you want to give yourself an easier ride for finding work later, try harder.
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    On my access course we were told that for uni, 10 credits is 100 hours of study including lectures & seminars. A 15 credit module would be 150 hours including lectures & seminars.


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    (Original post by Nuss)
    I've often come across this general rule that*
    10 Credit Uni Module =100 hours work

    But for example if, you only needed a pass of 40%, about how many hours would you be in for a 10 credit module, I'm guessing about 60 hours?*
    Probably less, I get a 1st with definitely less than 1200 hours of work a year for 120 credits. For 40% probably 40-50 hours. But you will fail later years if you go for 40% in the first year (or end up with 2:2)
 
 
 
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