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I want to change course for my 2nd year. Do I need to go through UCAS or the Uni? watch

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    Currently doing my first year of uni and want to change my course for September 2011. Should I reapply through UCAS (deadline is next week) or just do it through the university?

    The course I want to do still has places in Extra.
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    Go through your uni is generally the way. I changed mine, but it was in the same department. Other friends I know were in conversation with their potential new departments, so I'd ask to talk to the head of department.
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    The course I want to do isnt related to my current course.

    Need to find out so I dont miss the UCAS deadline.
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    I'd still definitely go through the uni. Either speak to someone in your department, or speak directly to the head of the new department.
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    (Original post by Billy_69)
    The course I want to do isnt related to my current course.

    Need to find out so I dont miss the UCAS deadline.
    At the same uni? You should be able to do that internally. Your first step should be to talk to your personal tutor if you have one about changing course. I'm pretty sure your uni will want to help you as students dropping out dents their finances more than anything else :p:
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    Contact your academic adviser asap. I wanted to change my course, and missed the deadline by 2 days.
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    (Original post by James4d)
    Contact your academic adviser asap. I wanted to change my course, and missed the deadline by 2 days.
    There were still spaces when I checked on extra. No idea why there would be a deadline anytime soon...
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    (Original post by Billy_69)
    There were still spaces when I checked on extra. No idea why there would be a deadline anytime soon...

    Well the sooner you get it sorted the better. At my uni there was a deadline, not sure why, so it's possible yours will have one aswell.
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    Hmm...thanks for creating this thread. I was actually starting to have similar thoughts and today the idea has really hit me.
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    (Original post by James4d)
    Well the sooner you get it sorted the better. At my uni there was a deadline, not sure why, so it's possible yours will have one aswell.
    Cheers mate I'll find out from tutor on Tuesday
 
 
 
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