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    I decided against a placement option for my course. However, I am now seriously considering a 20 month post grad course with an 8 month placement instead of a dissertation.

    How much will placement experience help in getting that all important grad job?
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    It'll very much depend on the area that you are planning to get into I expect. However, having a good degree as well as placement experience can never be a bad thing.

    If you are planing on a masters anyway, personally I would opt for the placement option.
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    (Original post by timetokill)
    It'll very much depend on the area that you are planning to get into I expect. However, having a good degree as well as placement experience can never be a bad thing.

    If you are planing on a masters anyway, personally I would opt for the placement option.
    It would be worth it just to avoid another 20,000 word diss lol.
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    Its probably not essential but it would definitely help.

    To graduate from my course we HAVE to do two lots of 6 month work placement over 2 & a half years.

    The only reason I got my scholarship and work placement offers is because I did 3 months work placement in my 1st year.
 
 
 
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