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Distance Learning... The Way Forward?
Member Name: Laurenlil
Advantages: convienient, flexible and cost effective
Disadvantages: need lots of self discipline
I started a Distance Learning Programe last November with Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance doing a BA HONS Theatre Studies Degree, the only one of it's kind online. Asofar, I have found it to be very valuable and convienient for my life style.
The most attractive thing about higher education Distance Learning Programes are the cost. For a standard or conventional university cost a school leaver (or indeed and adult who wants to gain further qualifications) is looking to pay thousands and land themselves in dept which will take years to pay back. With Distance Learning, you are able to save thousands of pounds and prevent landing yourself in masses of dept.
The other attractive aspect of Distance Learning is that you can fit it into your everyday lifestyle around work, family and hobbies. I dedicate and hour a day to my study as well as working full time, running a martial arts class and having a social life. It is all possible when usuing a Distance Learning course to achieve what you want in life. Thos only problem with this is that you have to be increadibly self motivated and disciplined which I have sometimes faultered with! But, you can always catch up as all the material you need is available constantly on the Vertual Learning Enviornment.
Overll, I believe Distance Learning Programes are more atttractive than conventional routes which are times consuming and wildly expensive.
Summary: A brilliant route for those who don't want to spend masses