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    Im in 3rd Year of Education studies and want to apply for my pgce primary course this year but due to my punctuality issues in 2nd year (personal problems), I received an X grade in a module, meaning that im 30 credits below and cant graduate this summer unless I make up for it somehow. My uni said the only way is to do a summer camp thing next summer but thats when Im supposed to graduate . My other alternative is that I can do it at another uni via distance learning (Open University) but I called them yday and they said its too late to register. This is makibg me depressed. What shall I do?
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    Seems like the summer camp is your only option. Not ideal, but you don't seem to have much of a choice. You'll still be able to graduate, just not as the same time as your class. Many people end up deferring graduation anyway for a number of reasons. You're not alone.
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    (Original post by SophieSmall)
    Seems like the summer camp is your only option. Not ideal, but you don't seem to have much of a choice. You'll still be able to graduate, just not as the same time as your class. Many people end up deferring graduation anyway for a number of reasons. You're not alone.
    I will try and find another way hopefully
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    summer camp is obvious choice and you are lucky to have it.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    summer camp is obvious choice and you are lucky to have it.
    But I Want to graduate this summer.
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    But I Want to graduate this summer.
    Are you six? You can't graduate this summer, you haven't done enough credits. You have to do the summer course.
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    But I Want to graduate this summer.
    I cant see it. Think you lost it when you lost the module. Thats the price. I dont think they would have allowed your OU solution anyway. Go and see an adviser at SU, but cnat see another solution. Maybe they will let you take a non honours degree, but depends what the rules say.

    If you do the summer school then you lose no time.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    I cant see it. Think you lost it when you lost the module. Thats the price. I dont think they would have allowed your OU solution anyway. Go and see an adviser at SU, but cnat see another solution. Maybe they will let you take a non honours degree, but depends what the rules say.

    If you do the summer school then you lose no time.
    Well I want to do my pgce in septermber 2018 so ofcourse I will have lost time
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    (Original post by threeportdrift)
    Are you six? You can't graduate this summer, you haven't done enough credits. You have to do the summer course.
    Theres no need need to be so patronising. hope someone kicks you when youre down
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    I'm surprised they allowed you onto 3rd year in that case...

    You'll just have to do the summer school, you should still get your final grade for before the PGCE is due to start so it shouldn't affect anything other than you not getting much of a summer holiday.
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    (Original post by Helloworld_95)
    I'm surprised they allowed you onto 3rd year in that case...

    You'll just have to do the summer school, you should still get your final grade for before the PGCE is due to start so it shouldn't affect anything other than you not getting much of a summer holiday.
    It was an optional module
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    It was an optional module
    The module itself was an option. The amount of credits you have to complete are not.
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    (Original post by SophieSmall)
    The module itself was an option. The amount of credits you have to complete are not.
    I was responding to him asking how they let me onto 3rd year. idk what you're point is..
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    Well I want to do my pgce in septermber 2018 so ofcourse I will have lost time
    Wont they accept your application? id have thought youd have your result by then?

    If the reason you got an X was unjustified and you have mitigating circumstances then make an appeal.

    If it was correct then just take it on the chin. I cant see another way round it. Most people dont have the option of summer school.

    Not everyone bothers with graduation.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Wont they accept your application? id have thought youd have your result by then?

    If the reason you got an X was unjustified and you have mitigating circumstances then make an appeal.

    If it was correct then just take it on the chin. I cant see another way round it. Most people dont have the option of summer school.

    Not everyone bothers with graduation.
    My plan is to never miss a single seminar or lecture this month and to make friends with my tutors/leaders. And then beg them to see if I can take a 2nd year module within 3rd year.

    All I can do is pray hard for a miracle at this point.
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    It was an optional module
    If you have that large a credit deficit then they usually wouldn't let you continue, at most unis even a 10 credit deficit without repeating wouldn't happen.
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    optional as in you had a choice of module. you simply cant graduate without that 30 points. no matter how much you want it. assuming you pass it in the summer you will then be able to carry on in the autumn term. you are really lucky most courses dont allow this. you would have ended up with nothing. as you failed the course. your still a degree holder next summer. a lot of unis have a winter degree service.
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    (Original post by paulbarlow)
    optional as in you had a choice of module. you simply cant graduate without that 30 points. no matter how much you want it. assuming you pass it in the summer you will then be able to carry on in the autumn term. you are really lucky most courses dont allow this. you would have ended up with nothing. as you failed the course. your still a degree holder next summer. a lot of unis have a winter degree service.
    Whats a winter degree service?
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    Whats a winter degree service?
    The graduation service, except it's in winter, usually only for postgrads though and late finishing undergrads will just be given their degree rather than going through the whole graduation service
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    (Original post by Helloworld_95)
    The graduation service, except it's in winter, usually only for postgrads though and late finishing undergrads will just be given their degree rather than going through the whole graduation service
    Will i still be able to do my pgce that september though?
 
 
 
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