l use an aid such as Centigrade to

identify subject areas

l use databases, such as Ecctis, to do the early browsing

l don't assume all courses with the same title have the same content

l shop around and asks lots of questions

l talk to current students taking the courses you are most interested in

l be realistic about the grades you are

likely to get

l consider doing a four-year degree

l check out how you will be taught and assessed

l choose courses at more than one kind ofuniversity or college