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    I'm making a list of unis so I can check each, as I want to transfer in the second year (moving houses maybe) so:

    1) University of Birmingham
    2) The College of Birmingham one
    3) Aston
    4) Wolverhampton
    5) I am making up this list

    Can anyone help with a list? I'm studying LLB Law and need to consider my choices. And I have no idea about the Midlands so will need good advice.
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    Wikipedia:
    There are nine universities in the region:
    Aston University, 8,915 students
    Coventry University, 19,495 students
    Keele University, 12,720 students
    Staffordshire University, 15,200 students
    Birmingham City University, 25,010 students
    University of Warwick, Coventry 30,380 students
    University of Birmingham, 30,725 students
    University of Wolverhampton, 24,020 students
    University of Worcester, 7,655 students
    There are also three university colleges:
    Harper Adams University College, 2,200 students
    Newman University College, 2,600 students
    University College Birmingham, 13,970 students
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    Here:

    1) Aston University
    2) Coventry University
    3) Keele University
    4) Staffordshire University
    5) Birmingham City University
    6) University of Warwick
    7) University of Birmingham
    8) University of Wolverhampton
    9) University of Worcester
    10) Harper Adams University College
    11) Newman University College
    12) University College Birmingham
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    Thank you for the list! Do you know any to avoid? Which ones should be favoured?
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    Warwick and Birmingham by far the best
    Aston and Keele are good in some subjects
    avoid Wolverhampton, Coventry, Birmingham City
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    I need to check the map of the UK for all these places, thank you for your reply.
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    Only consider Birmingham, Aston & Warwick.

    The rest are absolute pish.
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    (Original post by Who2004uk)
    Only consider Birmingham, Aston & Warwick.

    The rest are absolute pish.
    Depends on what course you do, same applies to any institution.
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    (Original post by Spinnerette)
    Depends on what course you do, same applies to any institution.
    This! :yep:
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    For overall performance (The Times 1998-2007) out of 119
    7. Warwick
    19. Birmingham
    37. Aston
    41. Keele
    80. Coventry
    82. Staffordshire
    85. Worcester
    96. UCE/Birmingham City
    108. Wolverhampton

    So as you can see it really drops off after Birmingham, and again after Keele

    http://extras.timesonline.co.uk/pdfs/univ07ten.pdf
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    Thank you all. I want to know specifically about the teaching for Law. Does anyone attend any of the above unis?
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    I'm at Aston, not doing law though.

    Aston has a very strong business school (of which the law subject is a part - it is 'law with management' though at Aston) and excellent graduate employment prospects. It's very competitive though - normally requires around ABB-AAB and never goes into clearing.
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    Thanks for your reply. How do you like the uni? It is diverse in ethnicites etc. and what is the teaching like,and the staff?
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    Yeah I really like Aston, particularly how small it is (you settle in fast and it very quickly feels like home) and also the fact that it's right in the city centre.

    It's a very diverse uni ethically I think there's people there from about 100 different countries but I don't have a problem with it, all seems to work well from my point of view.

    As for the teaching I can only really comment from English lang and psychology but the vast majority of staff are really helpful and friendly. I've come across the odd one who's a bit unhelpful etc but on the whole they're really good to work with.

    Oh I forgot to say, if you want more specific info on Aston (or any other Uni) maybe stick a post in their forum as it's more likely to get seen an answered I would think.
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    (Original post by StudentofKnowledge)
    I'm making a list of unis so I can check each, as I want to transfer in the second year (moving houses maybe) so:

    1) University of Birmingham
    2) The College of Birmingham one
    3) Aston
    4) Wolverhampton
    5) I am making up this list

    Can anyone help with a list? I'm studying LLB Law and need to consider my choices. And I have no idea about the Midlands so will need good advice.
    You did just say 'the Midlands', not 'the WEST Midlands' so people haven't given you a full list.

    The especially good universities in the East Midlands are:

    University of Leicester
    University of Nottingham
    Loughborough University

    Nottingham is ranked best for Law of those 3 (indeed very high for Law in the UK as a whole), followed by Leicester , followed by Loughborough.

    Nottingham v Birmingham are the top 2 in the whole of the Midlands for Law. Despite the odd table showing high rankings for Law at Warwick, I'd argue that Leicester may be better than Warwick for Law- Leicester has better graduate prospects. As a fantastic place to be at university, I have great memories of Leicester.

    Here are some tables (I always trust the Times more):

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/...sity-guide-law

    http://extras.timesonline.co.uk/tol_...=Law&x=15&y=15
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    I will be at West Midlands although I really like Leicester uni.
 
 
 
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