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    I am looking at the 2011 prospectus and, generally, it says that you are required to achieve ABBB to get into a Bsc Computer Science course for example. But on the website, it now appears that AAAB is needed. Would the ABBB be referring to a Msc course or has it really just jumped that much?

    Same has happened for most science and engineering courses. I was confident I would get an unconditional with my results of AABBB but now I am not so sure.

    Any advice?
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    (Original post by Brumski)
    I am looking at the 2011 prospectus and, generally, it says that you are required to achieve ABBB to get into a Bsc Computer Science course for example. But on the website, it now appears that AAAB is needed. Would the ABBB be referring to a Msc course or has it really just jumped that much?

    Same has happened for most science and engineering courses. I was confident I would get an unconditional with my results of AABBB but now I am not so sure.

    Any advice?
    Email them to be sure, but as far as I know, they really have raised their requirements by quite a bit this year (and pretty much across the board).
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    Thank you, I sent away an email to both the head of Science and Engineering admissions and will await a reply. Thanks for the reply, can't believe it jumped so much
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    (Original post by Brumski)
    I am looking at the 2011 prospectus and, generally, it says that you are required to achieve ABBB to get into a Bsc Computer Science course for example. But on the website, it now appears that AAAB is needed. Would the ABBB be referring to a Msc course or has it really just jumped that much?

    Same has happened for most science and engineering courses. I was confident I would get an unconditional with my results of AABBB but now I am not so sure.

    Any advice?
    Hey mate

    I phoned up Glasgow a couple of weeks ago to ask about this, and they said that the prospectus was finalised and printed out in May, whereas the decision to up the entry requirements was taken later on, so that's why there is a bit of a discrepancy in the entry requirements between the prospectus and the website. This has happened more or less across the board, although certain courses have slightly lower requirements than others, so its the grades on the website that you want to go by. They also said on the phone that, as I was applying for english literature, if I didn't meet the entry requirements then I would have to wait until February or March to find out if I was successful with my application, as it depends on the number of applicants for each course who do meet and exceed the entry requirements, which I think will be more than a bit nerve-wracking.

    Good luck with your application mate.
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    (Original post by Brumski)
    Thank you, I sent away an email to both the head of Science and Engineering admissions and will await a reply. Thanks for the reply, can't believe it jumped so much
    I know how you feel mate, I was delighted when I first looked at the entry requirements at the start of the summer and then my heart sank when I checked them later on and saw that they had raised them. Chin up though mate, there's still a good chance that you'll get in.
 
 
 
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