Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    I'm a second year and there's a module in my department that I'd like to take but I've already maxed out the credits I can take this year. Would it be a terrible idea to audit it? By audit I mean I'd just do the reading and go to lectures. I wouldn't do any of the assignments or really take notes. It's a first year module so the reading load isn't that high and it's something I'm really interested in. I think it would take up about 3 hours of my time per week including the lecture. I don't have a job either so I do have a fair bit of free time.

    Thoughts?
    Offline

    15
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by thedral)
    I'm a second year and there's a module in my department that I'd like to take but I've already maxed out the credits I can take this year. Would it be a terrible idea to audit it? By audit I mean I'd just do the reading and go to lectures. I wouldn't do any of the assignments or really take notes. It's a first year module so the reading load isn't that high and it's something I'm really interested in. I think it would take up about 3 hours of my time per week including the lecture. I don't have a job either so I do have a fair bit of free time.

    Thoughts?
    Email the leader of that module and ask if you can sit in for a couple of weeks, with a view to attending the rest of the lectures. You should know within a couple of weeks whether it's doable in the way you intend. I wouldn't sacrifice reading time on your own degree, but you might well get brownie points for enthusiasm (always helpful when looking for a job reference).
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Should Spain allow Catalonia to declare independence?
    Useful resources
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Quick reply
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.