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    Umm, does the degree come with the associated knowledge, or do I just get the certificate? If it's the latter, I'd take the money. Not much point in me having a degree if I don't have the skills and knowledge to back it up.
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    50k, with 50k you can invest in so much more than a pointless certificate that means nothing
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    I would take the 50k, and use it to pay for a degree.
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    Mmm whilst the cash is deeply tempting i think i'll stick with my degree.
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    (Original post by Tootles)
    That's what they have you believe. So many graduates don't make **** for a long time.

    I'd have taken the money and completed the degree myself, when I was at uni. That would have kept me going while working, and maybe would have funded a postgrad degree too.

    Who's "they"?
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    (Original post by Dominoes)
    What would you rather have the degree you're studying right now or £50,000 in cash. Talking particular to non STEM and medicine/dentistry peps
    The degree. It might take a few years to save up 50k, but I am doing a job that I find fun. Soo... yeah
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    (Original post by CastCuraga)
    Take the £50,000, do an OU course and get a degree and about £35k left
    I like your thinking.
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    Take the 50k, complete an affordable degree (as previously suggested!) and save the change.
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    (Original post by Dominoes)
    What would you rather have the degree you're studying right now or £50,000 in cash. Talking particular to non STEM and medicine/dentistry peps
    Have the degree.

    Taking 50k in cash is something that a short-term type of person would do.

    Over your lifetime, 50k is a mere drop in the Caspian sea.
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    Take the £50k and start a new degree?
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    (Original post by jabbathemuttdog)
    Money and invest in my own company - idk man.
    take 50K gamble and triple the amount
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    (Original post by UWS)
    I would take the degree, then I can make back the 50k within a few years.
    what even if it was something *****y like an english degree
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    If you take the cash you will be able to get a degree without having to take out a loan!
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    (Original post by Ray_Shadows)
    what even if it was something *****y like an english degree
    A lot of grad jobs dont care what degree you do, only that you have one so that argument doesnt really work....
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    I'd take the lot and spend the whole £50k on a buncha hookers and cocaine

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    (Original post by Dr Pesto)
    Who's "they"?
    The universities :dunce:
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    (Original post by Dominoes)
    What would you rather have the degree you're studying right now or £50,000 in cash. Talking particular to non STEM and medicine/dentistry peps
    Take 50k and invest
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    (Original post by Dominoes)
    What would you rather have the degree you're studying right now or £50,000 in cash. Talking particular to non STEM and medicine/dentistry peps
    Degree all the way. If you are doing a degree that in the long run will get u more and u enjoy it... why not?!
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    (Original post by Blue_Cow)
    Have the degree.

    Taking 50k in cash is something that a short-term type of person would do.

    Over your lifetime, 50k is a mere drop in the Caspian sea.
    If the 50k is interest free, it is technically "cheaper" than the 50k you'd have to relinquish for your degree (supposing your degree is a regular 3 year degree). Therefore rather than being a short-term type thing to do, it is very much the opposite.
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    (Original post by Dominoes)
    What would you rather have the degree you're studying right now or £50,000 in cash. Talking particular to non STEM and medicine/dentistry peps
    How about both.
 
 
 

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