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Science, technology and maths Access module

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  • Points: 30
  • Code: Y033
  • Level: Postgraduate
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After achieving nothing at school, then suffering the consequences for more than twenty years after, I was a bit dubious if I could take to studying. I needn't have worried. I loved this course.

The tutor was as helpful as could be and I ended up walking away with a distinction... my first ever qualification.

I am now well into a degree course and couldn't have been better prepared.

Go for it!

Aaron Metcalfe

Course starting: October 2014

Review posted: April 2016

Wanting to study for a science based honours degree and having not studied for 30 years I thought a refresher course was urgently needed. Y033 seemed like it might be the way forward.

The course was brilliant and it really helped me get into the swing of studying (i.e. meeting deadlines and writing to specific word limits) after so many years. The course manuals were well laid out and my tutor was very helpful and encouraging.

If you are thinking about studying something science based, and are not sure if you are up to it, this course is definitely for you.

Anthony Lee

Course starting: February 2014

Review posted: July 2015

Interesting module comprising of science maths and design. However these subjects are introduced at a very basic level which at times did not present a challenge.
I did find this course fully prepared me for my future studies in such areas as TMA format and submission,finding my way around OU student home and OU library. Having this prior knowledge when starting my degree meant it was a little less stressful in the beginning.
Overall enjoyable however varies greatly and was slow paced at times for me.

Course starting: October 2013

Review posted: June 2015

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