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    Hi all, I recently received an email stating that I had been declined for the Japanese and Economics course as I did not "meet the language entry requirement for this programme" but I have been offered to do Bsc Economics. I don't do a A-Level foreign language because it clashed with my A-Level choices. The prospectus and website both state an A-Level language is preferred but not required so why did they say I did not meet the requirement? Has anyone received an Economics/Language offer?

    Was it the fact I did not do an A-Level language or that I am not a native English speaker? Just asking your views, I will email them aswell. But most importantly, should I take the Bsc Economics offer? I understand you can do floaters like Japanese in the course, but is it worth taking it? I have offers from Sheffield (Korean & Management-my insurance) and Leeds(Economics and Japanese)atm.

    Thankyou! ^^
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    hi im thinking of doing economics and japanese at leeds, i got an offer already!
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    (Original post by yeoni)
    Hi all, I recently received an email stating that I had been declined for the Japanese and Economics course as I did not "meet the language entry requirement for this programme" but I have been offered to do Bsc Economics. I don't do a A-Level foreign language because it clashed with my A-Level choices. The prospectus and website both state an A-Level language is preferred but not required so why did they say I did not meet the requirement? Has anyone received an Economics/Language offer?

    Was it the fact I did not do an A-Level language or that I am not a native English speaker? Just asking your views, I will email them aswell. But most importantly, should I take the Bsc Economics offer? I understand you can do floaters like Japanese in the course, but is it worth taking it? I have offers from Sheffield (Korean & Management-my insurance) and Leeds(Economics and Japanese)atm.

    Thankyou! ^^
    I think it's probably the fact you didn't do a foreign language A level.

    Although I received an offer without a foreign language A level last year (like you, my choices clashed with the timetable in my school) however I was rejected for Japanese this year.

    I think there may be a high drop out rate or lots of people struggling to do Japanese who haven't done a foreign language A level.

    I don't think it's very fair to judge everyone like this because
    I think if you're motivated enough you can do anything but they probably gave preference to those with language A levels first.

    I'm sorry to hear you didn't get your offer but it's their loss. I'm sure you're a brilliant student and will get lots of other great offers.
 
 
 
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