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    (Original post by GodspeedGehenna)
    Your straw clutching is unbearable. The point remains.
    Straw clutching? Not clutching at straws, just failing to comprehend how you can't understand that uni doesn't come into it.
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    Straw clutching? Not clutching at straws, just failing to comprehend how you can't understand that uni doesn't come into it.
    It's one course.

    I showed you one course with a much higher app : place ratio.

    Simple.
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    (Original post by GodspeedGehenna)
    It's one course.

    I showed you one course with a much higher app : place ratio.

    Simple.
    No, you showed me one course at a specific uni that has a higher applicant : place ratio.

    If you had said 'graduate-entry medicine has more than twice the number of applicants to places', that would have been comparable. Grad-entry medicine just at KCL is not.

    The OP didn't ask about specific unis, they just wanted courses.
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    Title asks for most competitive course, not course at a particular uni.

    Medicine overall came sixth on the competitive list.
    You have to appreciate as well, that the people who apply to medicine are pretty much all top of the class.
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    The OP didn't ask about specific unis, they just wanted courses.
    No ****. Your example was still taken from one specific uni.
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    (Original post by Organ)
    You have to appreciate as well, that the people who apply to medicine are pretty much all top of the class.
    in an a purely academic sense perhaps...
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    (Original post by GodspeedGehenna)
    No ****. Your example was still taken from one specific uni.
    Now we're going in circles.

    The fact that it's only run at one uni doesn't make a difference. It is still the most competitive course in 2009 because, for every single place you could apply to that year (makes no difference that it was one; that one place is the course,) there were twenty-three people who wanted it.
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    (Original post by John Locke)
    in an a purely academic sense perhaps...
    What would the other relevant senses be?
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    Now we're going in circles.

    The fact that it's only run at one uni doesn't make a difference. It is still the most competitive course in 2009 because, for every single place you could apply to that year (makes no difference that it was one; that one place is the course,) there were twenty-three people who wanted it.
    Right, okay, sure, whatever. Keep clutching at those straws.
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    (Original post by GodspeedGehenna)
    Right, okay, sure, whatever. Keep clutching at those straws.
    Well, I'm right so I don't really need to...
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    (Original post by Organ)
    What would the other relevant senses be?
    all other interpersonal related selection criteria, interpersonal skills etc
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    Well, I'm right so I don't really need to...
    If you think using a negligable anomaly is a basis for a good argument you should be working in pharma.
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    No, you showed me one course at a specific uni that has a higher applicant : place ratio.

    If you had said 'graduate-entry medicine has more than twice the number of applicants to places', that would have been comparable. Grad-entry medicine just at KCL is not.

    The OP didn't ask about specific unis, they just wanted courses.
    you took a course only offered at one place eg lets say classical st. at kcl thats the same as saying graduate med at kcl cos that course is only done at that uni so you're ocmparing one uni not all
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    economics at LSE has to be in the top 5
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    i can't actually find the table, but i remember seeing one on the cambridge website which listed applicants to offer ratios
    i imagine this would be fairly representative
    it went something like:
    architecture (?!) ~ 12%
    medicine POSTGRAD
    economics
    history/english etc.
    everything else
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    classics (50% of applicants receive offers o.O)
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    (Original post by lnwn)
    you took a course only offered at one place eg lets say classical st. at kcl thats the same as saying graduate med at kcl cos that course is only done at that uni so you're ocmparing one uni not all
    But I didn't say that. I took a complete course, which GodspeedGehenna didn't.
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    Dentistry!!
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    Medicine, Law (although it depends on the uni)

    /Thread. :getmecoat:
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    Medicine, Dentistry, English, Law?
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    If we're talking about just the course generally, Dentistry is more competitive than both Medicine and Vetinary based on 2009 entry. If you don't believe me go on the UCAS stats tool and work out (number of accepted applicants/total number of applicants)x100 you'll see that Dentistry has the lowest overall % applicant success.
 
 
 
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