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    Hi all,

    I am after some advice and experiences from people who have studied a masters course via distance learning at a non-OU university?

    I will be completing my OU degree in June, I currently have a good job working in medical diagnostics and I would like to progress further in the technical aspects of this field. My masters would need to cover immunology/clinical immunology. There are quite a few Biomedical Science masters out there available via distance learning, so has anybody done one and what are your experiences?
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    I did a distance learning top up module for IBMS accreditation. I was working full-time as a lab assistant whilst I was studying, and it left me with no free time. But it was only 3-4 months, and I felt so relieved when I finished.

    The uni offered a lot of support, and the students on the course had a forum to chat.
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    (Original post by M4dSc13ntstD)
    I did a distance learning top up module for IBMS accreditation. I was working full-time as a lab assistant whilst I was studying, and it left me with no free time. But it was only 3-4 months, and I felt so relieved when I finished.

    The uni offered a lot of support, and the students on the course had a forum to chat.
    Thanks. I'm used to having no free time. I work full time and am doing 90 credits with the OU, so that won't be a shock.

    There is the option to do the OU Science MSc, but it isn't very specialist, hence I'd rather do something where I can specialise a bit more.
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    I'm doing an MSc in nuclear engineering by combined distance learning and full time. It's not great really, as I don't know anyone on the course and I'm not getting the university experience. I also get the impression it isn't as rigorous as it could be if I had a full timetable. Tutors also don't speak to students unless you live close to the university and make appointments to see them. It's not as if you see them everyday in the department to have a chat. It doesn't suit me to be honest and it's made me a bit lazy.
 
 
 
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