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    I'm studying CertHE Law at the moment in uni and it's the second term and I genuinely can't handle the pressure of this course anymore... To begin with, it was simple and straight forward and now 2 term in, it's like I'm on a totally different course. I go to USW and with it not being a big uni, I can't find any information about the progress of transferring to another course. I don't want to transfer yet, I want to at least finish my first year and then move onto a new course and I don't know the ins and outs of doing that.
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    (Original post by itsamieemarie)
    I'm studying CertHE Law at the moment in uni and it's the second term and I genuinely can't handle the pressure of this course anymore... To begin with, it was simple and straight forward and now 2 term in, it's like I'm on a totally different course. I go to USW and with it not being a big uni, I can't find any information about the progress of transferring to another course. I don't want to transfer yet, I want to at least finish my first year and then move onto a new course and I don't know the ins and outs of doing that.
    Transferring courses within the same university

    University policy, indeed departmental policy, will vary but generally the following is true. There are two main times you can transfer internally without having to restart the year.

    At the beginning of the year

    The exact window will vary, as will the availability and ease of the option as some universities offer this as a promulgated matter of course and others simply make provision for it if a student presents a case for it. Generally, your academic attainment prior to university - A Levels etc - will be the determining factor of whether or not the switch is approved but thee may also be a discussion akin to an informal interview with somebody relevant beforehand.

    At the end of the year

    Most universities (perhaps all) allow this, but you usually have to meet the same module prerequisites with regards to core modules as other students. For example, if you study course X and choose elective module Y which happens to be the only core module for course Z then in most cases you will be allowed to switch. Most common is people switching from joint honors to one of the two constituent subjects alone as they always satisfy the progression prerequisites with regard to module choice.

    Practice may vary massively at some universities and it is always better to call or email them and ask in advance of any binding decisions as obviously the advice your university provides is of far more use to you.

    (Source: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=1781424)
 
 
 
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