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I'm 29 now, and a year and a half into an Open University Computing & IT degree. I've got an easy part-time job and loads of free time, but the OU turned down my request to double up courses. That means I'll need another 6 years to finish my studies, which seems a bit too long. I don't want to give up the Computing degree, it's really interesting so far, but I was thinking of taking a separate degree on top. I can study Law on a distance learning course with the University of London External System, and do as many credits as I have time for. I think 90 per year is realistic, and I can pay the fees because the External System is very cheap. It would cost less than £1000 per year, and I could graduate in 4 years while still studying for the Computing degree. Does anyone here think that is worthwhile? And any tips for what a 36 year old with both Law and Computing degrees, but no professional experience, could do for a career? My current job is in junior admin at a FE college, so I'm not thinking of staying there after I graduate. If you're about to hit reply and refer me to the Golden Arches, don't bother. I already worked there once, and unlike some people I'm not ashamed of it. Better than claiming the dole.