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OU question- What's the typical word count for a TMA?

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MiaWallace Mon 20-Jul-09 16:12:45

What's the typical word count for a TMA for english modules?

Thanks

FAQinglovely Mon 20-Jul-09 16:14:07

don't know about English.

But I'm doing a Level 1 course at the moment.

First essay was 800, and it's crept up to around 1200-1400 by the later ones.

I suspect Level 2 courses are longer, and Level 3 even longer.

MiaWallace Mon 20-Jul-09 16:18:33

Thanks FAQ. Should have stated for level 2 modules

FAQinglovely Mon 20-Jul-09 16:24:13

<<<<<<takes wild stab in the dark for Level 2 and guesses 1500-2000+>>>>>>>>>>

Molesworth Mon 20-Jul-09 16:29:28

1500 ish for level 2

1800-2000 ish for level 3

MiaWallace Mon 20-Jul-09 16:32:00

That's great. Thanks

FAQinglovely Mon 20-Jul-09 17:10:37

haha Moles when I looked at your post in "thread I'm on"

it reads

"21800-2000"

I was thinking blimey that's a big step up from Level 1 TMA's grin

Molesworth Mon 20-Jul-09 18:22:32

Blimey, I know I moan about word counts not being high enough but that would be ridiculous grin

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