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    (Original post by Platopus)
    The only problem with St Andrews is that the course is 4 years long and I don't know if I want to be at uni for the extra year.
    You don't have to spend an extra year there, you can do direct entry into second year if your grades in A2 are good enough. The first year of uni in Scotland is equivalent to A2 levels; many Scottish students come in at 17 years old.
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    (Original post by TimGB)
    You don't have to spend an extra year there, you can do direct entry into second year if your grades in A2 are good enough. The first year of uni in Scotland is equivalent to A2 levels; many Scottish students come in at 17 years old.
    Really? Oh, that changes things then! I may seriously be putting St Andrews above Durham then, thanks.

    Edit: Just checked their policy and unfortunately philosophy isn't listed as one of the subjects which offer direct entry into second year
    http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/ug.../direct-entry/
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    (Original post by Platopus)
    Really? Oh, that changes things then! I may seriously be putting St Andrews above Durham then, thanks.

    Edit: Just checked their policy and unfortunately philosophy isn't listed as one of the subjects which offer direct entry into second year
    http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/ug.../direct-entry/
    Some subjects which offer direct entry aren't listed there for some reason. I'm doing maths direct entry and maths isn't listed there. It might be a good idea to check with the department (send them an email or phone call or something) to see what they do, or check on their department web page.
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    (Original post by TimGB)
    Some subjects which offer direct entry aren't listed there for some reason. I'm doing maths direct entry and maths isn't listed there. It might be a good idea to check with the department (send them an email or phone call or something) to see what they do, or check on their department web page.
    Thanks so much, I will ask them
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    (Original post by TimGB)
    You don't have to spend an extra year there, you can do direct entry into second year if your grades in A2 are good enough. The first year of uni in Scotland is equivalent to A2 levels; many Scottish students come in at 17 years old.
    Do you know if it would be possible to switch to 2nd year entry then if I do get the offer? I will be 19 by the time I get there and I will have finished A2 D:
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    Still waiting to hear for Modern History and Economics
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    Just got an offer for MSci Computer Science of AAB (have an A from maths in a year already) Applied back on the 14th of October so glad to finally hear from them..
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    Offer for Maths (2F13) (Fast Track) AAA.


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    (Original post by pecora)
    Do you know if it would be possible to switch to 2nd year entry then if I do get the offer? I will be 19 by the time I get there and I will have finished A2 D:
    I literally chose direct entry in advising, the week before the start of teaching. I don't think you can apply for direct entry, instead you sort it out when you get there, but you'd have to check with your department first to be sure.
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    Just want to say good luck to everyone waiting to hear back! I got an unconditional for French and Spanish yesterday, hoping that I'll see some of you in September!
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    (Original post by markreed)
    Hey, I've applied for Social Anthropology also and the wait is killing me haha. Are you an applicant from the UK?
    I'm from Scotland what about you?
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    Got a conditional offer for social anthropology on Tuesday)!
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    (Original post by TirnanF)
    Offer for Maths (2F13) (Fast Track) AAA.


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    What are you AS and predicted grades if you don't mind me asking??
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    (Original post by Saya k)
    Thank you! Some people on TSR just informed me that it may be possible that my first course choice was full or my grades were not high enough so they just offered me an alternative course instead to lure me into going to st andrews so I can't change the course. Do you think this is actually true?
    I think what 06porterr was meaning is that you don't have to change course as such. In the module system in St Andrews, in your first year you will be required to do modules in three subjects. One will be management and you can take up two others in other subjects you like as long as there are no timetable clashes and you meet the minimum grade requirements. My son was admitted for philosophy, took up IR and history alongside, dropped philosophy after year one and went on to get a degree in history. No questions asked, no awkward conversations about changing degree - it's just normal. Indeed, the breadth and flexibility of the Scottish system is a key attraction for many students. But you may want to check with admissions.
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    (Original post by jackmc100)
    What are you AS and predicted grades if you don't mind me asking??
    Sure. 4A's at AS level in maths, further maths, physics and chemistry. My UMS was mentioned in my reference (96.2% across 7 maths modules, 97.3% in chemistry, 93.2% in physics, lost all my marks on the practical lol)
    I was predicted 3A*'s at A2. I dropped chemistry after AS.
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    Too soon for a 'deadline is coming up and I still haven't heard anything :eek:' support group?
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    Got an offer for comp sci yesterday, AAB
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    (Original post by Passmeplease)
    Too soon for a 'deadline is coming up and I still haven't heard anything :eek:' support group?
    Not at all, I need this in my life


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    I just got accepted into the Modern History & Philosophy program! 😊❤️ Good luck to everyone.
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    (Original post by Memequeen)
    I just got accepted into the Modern History & Philosophy program! 😊❤️ Good luck to everyone.
    Congrats! :-) If you don't mind me asking, where are you from and when did you apply?
 
 
 
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