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    Hi everyone,

    I'm an Indian Student (did my undergrad at Exeter in biological sciences) and I've got an MSc offer from the University of Sheffield. I LOVE the course that I applied to, but I stumbled across a course I love even more, AFTER getting my offer and applying for a scholarship (applicable to all courses, for Indian students) to boot. The Scholarship result will be announced end of this month and I can't go this year without it. My question is:

    A. Can you change your course after you've been offered a place you have accepted

    B. Will this have any bearing of the Scholarship application

    C. Is it wise to start making inquiries about a course change before the scholarship is announced?

    If anyone has any info/advice about this, could use your help!


    A: If there's availability on the course you'd prefer then I don't see why not. Email admissions and explain your situation. The sooner you do this the better.

    B: This is down to whoever is awarding you the scholarship. Email them and find out. If it is offered across all courses then it shouldn't be a problem, but it's best to inform them of any changes to ensure there's no issue.

    C: Yes, the earlier the better. Best to have time on your side
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