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    The University of London will be announcing their plans to a fully fledged undergraduate degree course costing £5,650, apposed to roughly £9,250 for the three years. The course will be taught online and the computer science course will be aimed at part-time and / or working students.

    You can read more on the story here.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-43288793

    What do you make of this? Would you consider studying this course? Do you think other universities should offer this?
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    Completely online, at home and in your own time.

    cool
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    Still more expensive than the OU I think? Though I guess you're technically getting a "better" degree out of it, in theory at least. :beard:
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    It's £5650 per year, need to multiply that by three.

    I'm studying with OU, and it's not cheap anymore, i'm paying around £5700 per year (120 credits/year) so a similar price.
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    there is no reason why 1 year home study courses could not be offered; they could be called Diplomas rather than degrees.
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    (Original post by Danny Dorito)
    The University of London will be announcing their plans to a fully fledged undergraduate degree course costing £5,650, apposed to roughly £27,750 for the three years.
    Get the numbers right:

    The University of London is to announce a fully fledged undergraduate degree course completely taught online for £5,650 per year
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    Get the numbers right:
    What's the magic word....
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    (Original post by Danny Dorito)
    What's the magic word....
    "No BSc for you"?
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    (Original post by Danny Dorito)
    The University of London will be announcing their plans to a fully fledged undergraduate degree course costing £5,650, apposed to roughly £9,250 for the three years. The course will be taught online and the computer science course will be aimed at part-time and / or working students.

    You can read more on the story here.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-43288793

    What do you make of this? Would you consider studying this course? Do you think other universities should offer this?
    What's new here? UoL international do this already? Anyone know if you can get a tuition fee loan? I think it will end in failure if not.
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    What like Western Governors University?
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    I don't see a reason for more unis not to offer this; the OU already does so in a successful manner, so the precedent was already there.
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    Yeah I'd totally consider it, computing skills will be needed more and more going forward
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    This is not news - the University of London has offered this online Computer Science degree since 1992! UoL/Goldsmiths wanted free advertisement, and the BBC fell for it!

    (Original post by Dez)
    Still more expensive than the OU I think? Though I guess you're technically getting a "better" degree out of it, in theory at least. :beard:
    Nope, it is a bit cheaper, but not much.
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    I don’t get how online degrees work
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    Is there anyone on this website who considers online university education to be superior to traditional university education, then?
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    (Original post by Less(e/o)n)
    Is there anyone on this website who considers online university education to be superior to traditional university education, then?
    Not superior, but not inferior either.
 
 
 
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