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    ... will accept someone with 240 points (3 Cs) on a Sociology, Criminology, or combined course? Obviously no-one can be completely sure, but if anyone has any suggestions, I'd be most appreciative.
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    Royal Holloway through clearing (they did for me with same grades). Also, social policy at York through clearing. There are lots of unis who have sociology in clearing.

    Quite a few places have quite low offers for sociology generally. I think Hull wants about 240 points too, and I'm sure there are plenty of others.
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    Most universities with "metropolitan" in the name, I imagine.
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    I think in terms of getting an offer through the initial period when applying, your best bet would be the post-92 ex-polytechnic universities. But you'd most likely be able to get an offer from a plate glass university or, if you're lucky, a red brick university during UCAS Extra/Clearing.

    So I'd say apply to one red brick uni (within reason, don't go for one that is too oversubscribed), one plate glass uni, and three post-92 unis. If you're not happy with the offers you get/you get no offers, then check out what's on UCAS Extra and/or wait until Clearing. You can reject all of your offers and 'trade up' if you see something better.
 
 
 
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