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    I've just come out of school (I did the IB Diploma) and I didn't get the points I needed to Uni so I was thinking on doing an HNC. Are they a lot of work and is there much of a difference to that at Uni work?

    I was thinking on re-applying to Uni at the end of the year (so treating it like a constructive gap-year). Will Unis be more favourable because I will have an IB Diploma AND an HNC?

    P.s. The HNC is going to be in Legal Services.

    I have just completed my HNC (Mechatronics engineering) and id say go for it

    It will always be a good point on your CV (better than a break in study) and the content will probably be beneficial for your future studies

    Im not sure how it would compare to an engineering HNC but the maths should be a good stepping stone towards degree level

    Hope that helps a little, I found the course interesting but I do feel that the courses benefits depend entirely on what you put into it, many students on my course had little interest and scraped through and a few worked VERY hard.

    The only difference between the two groups were the final results, both achieved the HNC but the difference in effort involved was unbelievable! being in the second group im proud to have achieved 10 distinctions although when applying for jobs will this make any difference

    Good luck


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