27. 1 term
29. 2 modules
30. a topic
ANDREW: What about the ‘modular' course? What would I have to do for that?
MONICA: That's where you get the opportunity to study full-time for short periods. That way you can cover a lot of coursework and attend lectures and seminars during the day. And each module lasts for one term, say, about twelve weeks at a time. There are obvious advantages in this - the main one being that you can study in a much more intensive way, which suits some people much better. Q26, Q27, Q28
ANDREW: And how many of these ‘modules’ would I have to do to get the diploma?
MONICA: The current programme is two modules - and then you have to choose a topic to work in more depth - but you can base that on your job, and so you don't need to be away from the office, and how long it takes is up to you. The important thing is that you don't have to study and work. You can focus on one thing at a time. Q29, Q30
ANDREW: Yes, I can see that. It certainly sounds attractive! It would be more expensive, though. I mean, I'd have to support myself without pay for each module.
MONICA: That's true, so that might be a problem for you. Look, why don't you talk this over with your employers and …