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    Hi, im just interested in what people applied for and what specific uni's require for different courses.

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    University - The University of Nottingham
    Course - L200 Politics
    GCSE Grades - 2.5 A*, 6 A, 2.5 B
    A-Level Estimated Grades - AAB
    Minimum/Typical Offer - AAB
    Given Offer - ABB
    When Received Offer (How Long?) - 27th October


    University - The University of Nottingham
    Course - TL72 Politics + American Studies
    GCSE Grades - 2.5 A*, 6 A, 2.5 B
    A-Level Estimated Grades - AAB
    Minimum/Typical Offer - ABB
    Given Offer - BBB
    When Received Offer (How Long?) - 29th October


    University - University of East Anglia
    Course - L200 Politics
    GCSE Grades - 2.5 A*, 6 A, 2.5 B
    A-Level Estimated Grades - AAB
    Minimum/Typical Offer - ABB - BBB
    Given Offer - ABB
    When Received Offer (How Long?) - 3rd November


    University - The University of Birmingham
    Course - L200 Politics
    GCSE Grades - 2.5 A*, 6 A, 2.5 B
    A-Level Estimated Grades - AAB
    Minimum/Typical Offer - ABB
    Given Offer - ABB
    When Received Offer (How Long?) - 19th November

    I'm sure there's another thread like this?
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    GCSEs: 1 A*, 2 As, 5 Bs, 3 Cs
    AS Levels: AABB
    Predicted Grades for A Levels: AAA

    University: York
    Course: Writing, Directing and Performance
    Typical Offer: ABB

    University: University of East Anglia
    Course: Scriptwriting and Performance
    Typical Offer: AAB-BBB

    University: Royal Holloway
    Course: Drama and Creative Writing
    Typical Offer: AAB

    University: University of Manchester
    Course: Drama and Screen Studies
    Typical Offer: AAB
    (I have an interview for this one!)

    University: Bath Spa
    Course: Drama Studies and Creative Writing
    Typical Offer: BBC
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    University: The University of Nottingham
    Course: Spanish and Contemporary Chinese Studies
    GCSE Grade: AAAABBBBCCC
    A-Level Estimated Grades: A*BBD (Already have the A* and who care about general studies )
    Minimum/Typical Offer: ABB/ABC/BBB
    Given Offer: BB
    When Received Offer (How Long?): A Month and a week after I sent my application.

    University: The University of Nottingham
    Course: MSci Contemporary Chinese Studies
    Minimum/Typical Offer: ABB
    Given Offer: BB
    When Received Offer (How Long?): A month and a week.

    University: The University of Sheffield
    Course: Chinese with Spanish
    Minimum/Typical Offer: ABB
    Given Offer: BB
    When Received Offer (How Long?) A couple of weeks after sending the application.

    University: Nottingham Trent University
    Course: Spanish and Chinese.
    Minimum/Typical Offer: 260 UCAS points
    Given Offer: 260 UCAS points
    When Received Offer (How Long?): A month after.

    University: Royal Holloway, University of London.
    Course: Spanish
    Minimum/Typical Offer: ABB-BBB
    Given Offer: Rejected
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    GCSE Grades: AABBBBCDF
    A-Level Estimated Grades: A*AA

    Offers in sig
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    (Original post by SarahDylan)
    GCSEs: 1 A*, 2 As, 5 Bs, 3 Cs
    AS Levels: AABB
    Predicted Grades for A Levels: AAA

    University: York
    Course: Writing, Directing and Performance
    Typical Offer: ABB

    University: University of East Anglia
    Course: Scriptwriting and Performance
    Typical Offer: AAB-BBB

    University: Royal Holloway
    Course: Drama and Creative Writing
    Typical Offer: AAB

    University: University of Manchester
    Course: Drama and Screen Studies
    Typical Offer: AAB
    (I have an interview for this one!)

    University: Bath Spa
    Course: Drama Studies and Creative Writing
    Typical Offer: BBC
    You're first 3 choices are the same as mine! See my spoiler Which is your first choice and who have your heard from?
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    (Original post by morematterlessartx)
    You're first 3 choices are the same as mine! See my spoiler Which is your first choice and who have your heard from?
    Oooo Yey! Subjects too or just unis? York is my first choice, but UEA is very close to being joint with it. I've had agknowledgements from UEA, York and Bath Spa and an Interview from Manchester and an Interview and Audition from UEA, plus I have to send in some creative writing You?

    Also, how do I see your spoiler? I'm newish to this site
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    Already done my A Levels, was expecting to re-sit one module and bump up my grades, however I got an unconditional from my top choice so I don't have to anymore

    University: University of Kent (Canterbury)
    Course: Criminology and Social Policy
    A-Level Estimated Grades: Done last year, already got BBBc
    Minimum/Typical Offer: 300 points/BBB
    Given Offer: Unconditional
    When Received Offer: 2 weeks, 4 days

    University: Loughborough University
    Course: Criminology and Social Policy
    A-Level Estimated Grades: Done last year, already got BBBc
    Minimum/Typical Offer: 300 points/BBB
    Given Offer: Unconditional
    When Received Offer: 3 weeks

    University: University of Southampton
    Course: Applied Social Sciences (Criminology and Psychological Studies)
    A-Level Estimated Grades: Done last year, already got BBBc
    Minimum/Typical Offer: ABB/BBBb
    Given Offer: Unconditional! They must have liked me
    When Received Offer: 3 weeks

    University: Durham University
    Course: Criminology
    A-Level Estimated Grades: Done last year, already got BBBc
    Minimum/Typical Offer: ABB
    Given Offer: Rejected

    University: University of Brighton
    Course: Criminology and Social Policy
    A-Level Estimated Grades: Done last year, already got BBBc
    Minimum/Typical Offer: BBC
    Given Offer: Withdrawn
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    GCSE Grades- A* A* A A A BBCCC and pass in DIDA (equivalent to a B)
    A-Level Estimated Grades- AAB

    University- Hull
    Course- Creative Writing and English
    Minimum/Typical Offer- A (English) plus AB or BB
    Given Offer... ABB with B in English
    When Received Offer (How Long?)...3 weeks

    University- Kent
    Course- English and American Lit with Creative Writing and an approved year abroad
    Minimum/Typical Offer- ABB
    Given Offer... ABB with B in English
    When Received Offer (How Long?)... 8 days

    University- Lancaster
    Course- English Literature with Creative Writing
    Minimimum/Typical Offer- AAB
    Given Offer- AAB
    When Received Offer- 6 weeks

    University- UEA
    Course- English Literature with Creative Writing
    Minimum/typical offer- AAA-AAB
    Given offer- Haven't got one

    University- Royal Holloway
    Course- English Literature with Creative Writing
    Minimum/typical offer- AAB
    Given offer- Still waiting...
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    (Original post by SarahDylan)
    Oooo Yey! Subjects too or just unis? York is my first choice, but UEA is very close to being joint with it. I've had agknowledgements from UEA, York and Bath Spa and an Interview from Manchester and an Interview and Audition from UEA, plus I have to send in some creative writing You?

    Also, how do I see your spoiler? I'm newish to this site
    The same subjects! Its in my signature at the bottom of my posts Ooh cool, I thought York would be my first choice too but I've had my interviews for both now and I definitely prefer UEA -and they gave me an offer so its all good Which speech have you chosen to do? I'm waiting to hear from York, it is probably my second choice but I was pretty surprised at how theoretical it is (only one play per year) - especially when they kept going on about spending £30 million on theatre facilities...
    I've not heard anything from Royal Holloway either, my other choices were Goldsmiths for Drama (offer) and I have an audition for Drama Centre London


    EDIT- Figured I might as well just post this here so you can see it

    UCAS 2011

    University of York- Writing, Directing and Performance AAB/ABB -Interview
    Royal Holloway- Drama and Creative Writing AAB
    University of East Anglia- Scriptwriting and Performance ABB -Conditional
    Goldsmiths- Drama and Theatre Studies BB -Conditional
    Drama Centre London- Acting -Audition
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    (Original post by morematterlessartx)
    The same subjects! Its in my signature at the bottom of my posts Ooh cool, I thought York would be my first choice too but I've had my interviews for both now and I definitely prefer UEA -and they gave me an offer so its all good Which speech have you chosen to do? I'm waiting to hear from York, it is probably my second choice but I was pretty surprised at how theoretical it is (only one play per year) - especially when they kept going on about spending £30 million on theatre facilities...
    I've not heard anything from Royal Holloway either, my other choices were Goldsmiths for Drama (offer) and I have an audition for Drama Centre London


    EDIT- Figured I might as well just post this here so you can see it

    UCAS 2011

    University of York- Writing, Directing and Performance AAB/ABB -Interview
    Royal Holloway- Drama and Creative Writing AAB
    University of East Anglia- Scriptwriting and Performance ABB -Conditional
    Goldsmiths- Drama and Theatre Studies BB -Conditional
    Drama Centre London- Acting -Audition
    Ah wow this is so cool! I didn't think I'd find anybody on here doing the same thing as me at York let alone at UEA and RH as well! Only one play a year, really? I preferred York because the facilities looked completely awesome and it didn't say much about facilities on the UEA website or prospectus, especially since [email protected] more interested in film and I want to do some stuff to do with production and post production as well. How long ago did you hear from them and when did you send off? I heard from UEA only a few days ago but nothing from York since the agknowledgement. What made you choose these subjects and unis?
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    (Original post by SarahDylan)
    Ah wow this is so cool! I didn't think I'd find anybody on here doing the same thing as me at York let alone at UEA and RH as well! Only one play a year, really? I preferred York because the facilities looked completely awesome and it didn't say much about facilities on the UEA website or prospectus, especially since [email protected] more interested in film and I want to do some stuff to do with production and post production as well. How long ago did you hear from them and when did you send off? I heard from UEA only a few days ago but nothing from York since the agknowledgement. What made you choose these subjects and unis?
    Same! I have been keeping an eye out and you are the first person to share one of my choices, let alone three! Yeah I was surprised too! -It reads as though it is pretty hands on. The facilities really are amazing but it didn't sound like they used them a lot -instead they rent studios etc to the bbc (which is very exciting and everything but not what you expect!) Ahhhhhh I really don't want to sound like I have a massive downer on York, but the first thing they specified at my interview day is that its a theatre based course- again not the impression given in their course prospectus. I mean I love theatre but what had stood out about this course for me was the combination of theatre, film and tv.
    I was pretty keen- I sent my UCAS of in September! I only heard from York on the 4th of December and my interview was the 15th.
    I picked these unis because I wanted to go somewhere academic and which is also strong for drama/arts subjects. I always wanted to pursue drama but I started writing a few years ago and I love it, so these courses allow development of both in conjuncture which seems perfect How about you?
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    GCSEs: A*AABBBBBBCCC
    Predicted Grades: A*ABB

    Course: History

    University: London School of Economics and Political Science
    Typical Offer: AAB

    University: Queen Mary, University of London
    Typical Offer: AAB

    University: Royal Holloway, University of London
    Typical Offer: AAB

    University: School of African and Oriental Studies
    Typical Offer: ABB

    University: The University of Reading
    Typical Offer: BBC

    Not heard of any offers/rejections yet :/
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    (Original post by morematterlessartx)
    Same! I have been keeping an eye out and you are the first person to share one of my choices, let alone three! Yeah I was surprised too! -It reads as though it is pretty hands on. The facilities really are amazing but it didn't sound like they used them a lot -instead they rent studios etc to the bbc (which is very exciting and everything but not what you expect!) Ahhhhhh I really don't want to sound like I have a massive downer on York, but the first thing they specified at my interview day is that its a theatre based course- again not the impression given in their course prospectus. I mean I love theatre but what had stood out about this course for me was the combination of theatre, film and tv.
    I was pretty keen- I sent my UCAS of in September! I only heard from York on the 4th of December and my interview was the 15th.
    I picked these unis because I wanted to go somewhere academic and which is also strong for drama/arts subjects. I always wanted to pursue drama but I started writing a few years ago and I love it, so these courses allow development of both in conjuncture which seems perfect How about you?

    Theatre based? Talk about misrepresentation haha. I'm not sure if it's still there because the website changed but before for an example of the course they had a clip of film work the students had done, which was what really excited me. Do they do any film at UEA? I only sent off in early November but even so I'm slightly worried now since I haven't heard anything! What offers did you get for both of those?



    Well I changed my courses and universities about 30 times over the course of the last 6 months, haha. I wanted to do something practical (seeing as both writing and acting aren't often very stable careers), but in the end I realised that I've always loved and been good at acting and writing and it's the only thing I can trust to enjoy. So yeah, I chose those ones because the course wans't *just* acting or writing, but a nice seemingly even mixture, plus the universities look lovely and are highly regarded!
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    Course - Children's nursing
    GCSE Grades - 2A*s 5A's 3B's 1C
    A-Level Estimated Grades - AAB

    University - Bedfordshire
    Minimum/Typical Offer - 200 UCAS tariff points, minimum of 2 GCSEs at grade A-C including Mathematics and English
    Given Offer -
    When Received Offer (How Long?) -

    Uni - Hertfordshire
    5 GCSEs grade A – C, normally to include English Language, Maths and preferably Science.
    240 UCAS points at A level
    Given offer - None yet
    When received -

    Uni - Oxford brookes
    5 GCSE passes at A-C or equivalent, including Science, Mathematics and English at grade B
    BBC at A-level with at least 1 science subject, or equivalent in terms of vocational A-levels

    Uni - Coventry
    Five GCSEs at grade A-C or equivalent, including Maths and English and satisfactory health clearance and criminal record disclosure. And at least: 260 UCAS tariff points from three or more A2 levels (including at least one B and one C grade)

    Uni - Brighton
    BCC (typically translates to 260 points in the UCAS tariff). A science and/or social science is desirable.

    no offers yet
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    (Original post by SarahDylan)
    Theatre based? Talk about misrepresentation haha. I'm not sure if it's still there because the website changed but before for an example of the course they had a clip of film work the students had done, which was what really excited me. Do they do any film at UEA? I only sent off in early November but even so I'm slightly worried now since I haven't heard anything! What offers did you get for both of those?



    Well I changed my courses and universities about 30 times over the course of the last 6 months, haha. I wanted to do something practical (seeing as both writing and acting aren't often very stable careers), but in the end I realised that I've always loved and been good at acting and writing and it's the only thing I can trust to enjoy. So yeah, I chose those ones because the course wans't *just* acting or writing, but a nice seemingly even mixture, plus the universities look lovely and are highly regarded!
    Oh I'm guessing they've changed the website then - either that or I'm vastly unobservant.. I think in the 2nd/3rd years it becomes more practical but the students I spoke to weren't very forthcoming with details. Yes they do at UEA, they work a lot with other departments so its really flexible in terms of pursuing whatever takes your fancy. Everyone takes a variety of first year modules which allows you to specialise easily in the 2nd and 3rd years. You'll be fine! I didn't hear from anyone for about 6 weeks, so plenty of time yet UEA - ABB and if I get an offer from York it should be the same. Goldsmiths even gave me ABB, so basically I have no insurance!

    I know exactly what you mean, my college kept trying to push me to do English Lit but I guess in the end you have to pick something which will hold your interest for 3 years! Ooh regarding the loveliness of the unis - UEA had the same architect as the National Theatre, which I found really exciting..
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    Oh I'm guessing they've changed the website then - either that or I'm vastly unobservant.. I think in the 2nd/3rd years it becomes more practical but the students I spoke to weren't very forthcoming with details. Yes they do at UEA, they work a lot with other departments so its really flexible in terms of pursuing whatever takes your fancy. Everyone takes a variety of first year modules which allows you to specialise easily in the 2nd and 3rd years. You'll be fine! I didn't hear from anyone for about 6 weeks, so plenty of time yet UEA - ABB and if I get an offer from York it should be the same. Goldsmiths even gave me ABB, so basically I have no insurance!

    I know exactly what you mean, my college kept trying to push me to do English Lit but I guess in the end you have to pick something which will hold your interest for 3 years! Ooh regarding the loveliness of the unis - UEA had the same architect as the National Theatre, which I found really exciting..
    ABB is good, despite no insurance :/ I'm predicted AAA but I'm most likely to end up with ABB if I'm honest... it said for UEA AAB-BBB but I wasn't sure what they would most likely offer within that. BUt yeah, that's a good point about insurance. If I get offers from both then I will want to put both as my 2nd and first choice (I'm being a bit snobby and don't fancy going to bath spa if I fall short haha) but yeah, there's not really much point if you then get the same offer because if you don't get the grades for one you can't get into the other. It would only really work if one asked for a particular garde in a specific subject. Anyway, back to the point! ABB from UEA is good, I saw the AAB-BBB and forgot about the latter assuming they'd always offer AAB!

    Ahh that all sounds really good! I know this will sound silly but what do people generally wear to drama interviews/auditions? For otehr subjects people have said but I'm not sure if it's slightly different for our subject...?

    Also, did you have to submit work to either UEA or York?
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    (Original post by SarahDylan)
    ABB is good, despite no insurance :/ I'm predicted AAA but I'm most likely to end up with ABB if I'm honest... it said for UEA AAB-BBB but I wasn't sure what they would most likely offer within that. BUt yeah, that's a good point about insurance. If I get offers from both then I will want to put both as my 2nd and first choice (I'm being a bit snobby and don't fancy going to bath spa if I fall short haha) but yeah, there's not really much point if you then get the same offer because if you don't get the grades for one you can't get into the other. It would only really work if one asked for a particular garde in a specific subject. Anyway, back to the point! ABB from UEA is good, I saw the AAB-BBB and forgot about the latter assuming they'd always offer AAB!

    Ahh that all sounds really good! I know this will sound silly but what do people generally wear to drama interviews/auditions? For otehr subjects people have said but I'm not sure if it's slightly different for our subject...?

    Also, did you have to submit work to either UEA or York?
    Haha! That is exactly the same as me, even if they'd given me a lower offer I just wouldn't go to Goldsmiths... Yeah I was very happy with ABB! I was told in my interview that they do normally ask for AAB but obviously they can be flexible, probably depending on the interview. Have you been given any details about which speeches you can choose from? If not i can give you the list of choices

    I had to email in a 15 page script to UEA prior to interview (although he didn't actually get chance to read it before he saw me, so it was really scary as at the end of my interview he kinda told me he would make me an offer- provided he liked my script! So I spent the next 48 hours freaking out, because a rejection would mean that my writing was just that bad...but yay its not!) Anywayyy I digress! York will ask for 2 analytical essays/reviews about a related topic (ie theatre film or tv) to be brought to the interview, optionally you can also give them some creative writing - which I did. They've said they will let me know by late January.

    Regarding clothing I just wore leggings/jumper and boots. Norwich is so cold at the moment! Don't worry too much, I just wore something pretty casual and comfortable and most people seemed to have the same idea
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    Haha! That is exactly the same as me, even if they'd given me a lower offer I just wouldn't go to Goldsmiths... Yeah I was very happy with ABB! I was told in my interview that they do normally ask for AAB but obviously they can be flexible, probably depending on the interview. It was great, he was really interesting and easy to talk to. We ended up chatting about Lee Mack and Victoria Wood for ages Have you been given any details about which speeches you can choose from? If not i can give you the list of choices

    I had to email in a 15 page script to UEA prior to interview (although he didn't actually get chance to read it before he saw me, so it was really scary as at the end of my interview he kinda told me he would make me an offer- provided he liked my script! So I spent the next 48 hours freaking out, because a rejection would mean that my writing was just that bad...but yay its not!) Anywayyy I digress! York will ask for 2 analytical essays/reviews about a related topic (ie theatre film or tv) to be brought to the interview, optionally you can also give them some creative writing - which I did. They've said they will let me know by late January.

    Regarding clothing I just wore leggings/jumper and boots. Norwich is so cold at the moment! Don't worry too much, I just wore something pretty casual and comfortable and most people seemed to have the same idea
    Yeah that would be great about the speeches though as I've heard nothing, just that I'll have to audition as well as have an interview. I've almost finished my script for UEA, just making the finishing touches! Ahh man, analytical essays? I'm terrible at those ¬¬ I was desperatly hoping to recycle the UEA script haha. I'll get working on that early so I have more time. How long do they have to be? Ahh so clothing wise it's quite relaxed - good good!
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    You might want to edit out that part about who interviewed you aI read on here somewhere that it's a big no no or something :/ Yeah that would be great about the speeches though as I've heard nothing, just that I'll have to audition as well as have an interview. I've almost finished my script for UEA, just making the finishing touches! Ahh man, analytical essays? I'm terrible at those ¬¬ I was desperatly hoping to recycle the UEA script haha. I'll get working on that early so I have more time. How long do they have to be? Ahh so clothing wise it's quite relaxed - good good!
    Oh ok I did not know that! I've removed it - if you could take it out of the quoted bit too then? Haha I know I wasn't impressed, you can definitely use the same script for both though. They didn't say how long, mine were pretty short tbh - about 1200-1500 words :s

    These are the speeches:

    http://www.shakespeare-monologues.org/plays/33?g=2

    ^although they want a slightly longer cut- up to "the future in the instant"

    http://www.shakespeare-monologues.org/plays/17?g=2

    http://www.shakespeare-monologues.org/plays/8?g=2

    and one from As You Like It, which I'm pretty sure it was this one-

    http://www.shakespeare-monologues.org/plays/1?g=2
 
 
 
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