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    Hello everyone, my sitiuation is this : I'm currently working as a Environmental Technician in Germany , the reason I got this job was that I have some courses in the Groundwater area and a good knolegde in DrinkingWater sampling , etc.. I dropped out of Uni in the middle of the second year and now I'm thinking of getting some Kind of certification since I have no time and money to do an Online BA degree. I've been searching about that and I've found the A level Environmental Studies with the UK Open College .Now , since I'm not planning on getting a BA degree , do you'll thing the A level Certificate will be a good Investment and choice for my carrerr ? Thank you !
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    I personally don't think that 1 A-level in Environmental Studies will contribute to much in terms of your academic career. Also bear in mind, that the last chance to take the exam is in 2018 as they have introduced a new Environmental Science syllabus. As you are in Germany, would you be willing to fly over to the UK to sit your 3 papers in May/June 2018?

    Usually 3 A-levels is equivalent to the German Abitur which you already got to get into university. It would be the same as doing 1 subject of your Abitur all over again. It wouldn't attribute to anything.

    However, if you are doing it just to widen your knowledge on the topic out of personal interest, then of course there is no objection to completing it. Alternatively, I would be looking at a different sort of dipoloma that could help you take your career to the next level if you don't want to do a BA.
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    (Original post by CupidxAlaska)
    I personally don't think that 1 A-level in Environmental Studies will contribute to much in terms of your academic career. Also bear in mind, that the last chance to take the exam is in 2018 as they have introduced a new Environmental Science syllabus. As you are in Germany, would you be willing to fly over to the UK to sit your 3 papers in May/June 2018?

    Usually 3 A-levels is equivalent to the German Abitur which you already got to get into university. It would be the same as doing 1 subject of your Abitur all over again. It wouldn't attribute to anything.

    However, if you are doing it just to widen your knowledge on the topic out of personal interest, then of course there is no objection to completing it. Alternatively, I would be looking at a different sort of dipoloma that could help you take your career to the next level if you don't want to do a BA.
    Well , Thank you so much for your answer . I didn't know that the A level is the same as the Abitur . Do you recommend anything else ?
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    (Original post by UthmanMa)
    Well , Thank you so much for your answer . I didn't know that the A level is the same as the Abitur . Do you recommend anything else ?
    Unfortunately, I am not well informed enough to give you any recommendations on a specific course. Nothing really comes to mind that applies to your field. Perhaps somebody else on here will be able to help. Best of luck
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    (Original post by CupidxAlaska)
    Unfortunately, I am not well informed enough to give you any recommendations on a specific course. Nothing really comes to mind that applies to your field. Perhaps somebody else on here will be able to help. Best of luck
    No problem , Thanks !
 
 
 
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