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    (Original post by Tateco)
    Don't know what's more funny; that, or the fact half of the labour party were having their photos taken eating pasties outside Greggs to show they were down with the commoners, not like those bloody tory toffs!
    Politics, huh? Lol
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    (Original post by -Illmatic-)
    Politics, huh? Lol
    Why not Suppose we could talk about the effects the rise in VAT on pasties might ha--------ZzZzzzZzZzZZZzzzZZzzz :yawn:
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    For anyone who is interested there is a programme called Freakonomics (based on the books ) on sky Atlantic at 9. Looks pretty interesting !
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    Durham or UCL w/Year Abroad.
    CANNOT DECIDE??
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    (Original post by wit-tank)
    Durham or UCL w/Year Abroad.
    CANNOT DECIDE??
    You can't be serious :O UCL with that year in America! (and you get to be with me )
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    (Original post by Tateco)
    Cheers Yeah I think so! How's your decision making going?




    Nice When universities are that similar in prestige other factors become a lot more important.
    You're going to UCL??
    I'm now totally undecided on UCL or Durham!
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    (Original post by Tateco)
    You can't be serious :O UCL with that year in America! (and you get to be with me )
    Haha didn't even see you're post above!
    Yeah but I am worried I won't get that tutor pupil connection??

    And is UCL that much better?
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    (Original post by wit-tank)
    Haha didn't even see you're post above!
    Yeah but I am worried I won't get that tutor pupil connection??

    And is UCL that much better?
    I got an offer from them te other day so hopefully!

    I don't really think it will be that different at Durham, why are you under the impression there will be more contact time there?

    I really think it is better, Durham's course doesn't seem anywhere near as good as UCL's. Durham is also a BA which shows how the level of Maths will be significantly different, perhaps making further study less accessible.
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    (Original post by Tateco)
    I got an offer from them te other day so hopefully!

    I don't really think it will be that different at Durham, why are you under the impression there will be more contact time there?

    I really think it is better, Durham's course doesn't seem anywhere near as good as UCL's. Durham is also a BA which shows how the level of Maths will be significantly different, perhaps making further study less accessible.
    OOh well done!!
    Not Gap Yearing then?

    I prefer the more arty side of Economics though...
    Why does it not seem as good? (Is it awful that I've barely actually researched the course?)
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    (Original post by wit-tank)
    OOh well done!!
    Not Gap Yearing then?

    I prefer the more arty side of Economics though...
    Why does it not seem as good? (Is it awful that I've barely actually researched the course?)
    Still considering asking to defer and having a gap year, got a couple of interviews coming up.

    Well it might be better suited to you then. The optional modules don't look very good, one of the first year ones is business accounting...
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    (Original post by Tateco)
    Still considering asking to defer and having a gap year, got a couple of interviews coming up.

    Well it might be better suited to you then. The optional modules don't look very good, one of the first year ones is business accounting...

    Sorry to barge in but I just wanted to add to this - I went to the open day last week and this was the one thing that slightly worried me about the course. You have do this vague module in social/history of economics which doesn't really allow you to focus on a specific area as much as other courses. Plus as Tateco says there does seem to be a really peculiar link with the business department:confused: That aside it was a great uni and i'm still struggling to make my decision !
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    (Original post by wit-tank)
    OOh well done!!
    Not Gap Yearing then?

    I prefer the more arty side of Economics though...
    Why does it not seem as good? (Is it awful that I've barely actually researched the course?)
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=1955699

    This is a good thread to look at. And that doesn't even take into the fact it's UCL not Bristol and the programme you will be doing includes that ridiculous year abroad!
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    The 'pasty' puns in the 'more on this story' section are rather amusing :holmes:

    Congrats on your offers! I've only just found out since I've not been on here for a while
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    (Original post by Tateco)
    I got an offer from them te other day so hopefully!

    I don't really think it will be that different at Durham, why are you under the impression there will be more contact time there?

    I really think it is better, Durham's course doesn't seem anywhere near as good as UCL's. Durham is also a BA which shows how the level of Maths will be significantly different, perhaps making further study less accessible.
    That's not true at all. It's a BA Economics in the same way Cambridge Economics is a BA. For traditional reasons all Durham degrees are BA's
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    (Original post by Scorcher)
    That's not true at all. It's a BA Economics in the same way Cambridge Economics is a BA. For traditional reasons all Durham degrees are BA's
    Law is LLB..along with Physics and the other sciences :unsure:
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    (Original post by perrytheplatypus)
    The 'pasty' puns in the 'more on this story' section are rather amusing :holmes:

    Congrats on your offers! I've only just found out since I've not been on here for a while
    Thanks! Looks like we'll both be in London
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    (Original post by Scorcher)
    That's not true at all. It's a BA Economics in the same way Cambridge Economics is a BA. For traditional reasons all Durham degrees are BA's
    I don't think Durham's economics degree is a BA for traditional reasons - all other sciences are BSCs. It might have something to do with the fact that it's offered by the business school, as I noticed that Exeter's is also a BA, and also happens to be offered by their Business School, but I couldn't give a reason why.
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    I'm stuck between Bristol and Durham, like on that other thread. I'm so confused, but I think I'm edging towards Bristol due to Durham's course not being as quantitative. Does anyone have any opinions on the difference of job prospects between the two?
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    (Original post by Abbyyyyyyy)
    I'm stuck between Bristol and Durham, like on that other thread. I'm so confused, but I think I'm edging towards Bristol due to Durham's course not being as quantitative. Does anyone have any opinions on the difference of job prospects between the two?
    Negligible difference between prospects, shouldn't be a deciding factor.
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    (Original post by Abbyyyyyyy)
    I'm stuck between Bristol and Durham, like on that other thread. I'm so confused, but I think I'm edging towards Bristol due to Durham's course not being as quantitative. Does anyone have any opinions on the difference of job prospects between the two?
    Bristol. I mean, the city is buzzing, amazing rep (not that Durham is lacking in rep, mind!), really close-knit department, awesome course. I dont think you'd lose with either, though. Are you from a big city? That might be a deciding factor
 
 
 
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