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    I'm hoping to study English but say if i don't enjoy it, do universities allow you to change the course to something completely different in a course of so many weeks?
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    Most of the time, assuming you have the entry requirements for the new course. That's what the woman at Edinburgh told me, could be different for different universities, but I don't see why logically it shouldn't be the case. Unless the course is 100% full, which is unlikely, as odds are there's going to be people wanting to change from that course to another course.
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    (Original post by davidmarsh01)
    Most of the time, assuming you have the entry requirements for the new course. That's what the woman at Edinburgh told me, could be different for different universities, but I don't see why logically it shouldn't be the case. Unless the course is 100% full, which is unlikely, as odds are there's going to be people wanting to change from that course to another course.
    Edinburgh have a totally different course structure to most universities. Its much easier to change your degree within the Scottish system as you're taking several outside subjects and nothing is formalised about your final degree subjects for honours until the end of second year. Most English universities are much more rigid and do not allow any course changes as students will have already missed some of the course.

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    I'm hoping to study English but say if i don't enjoy it, do universities allow you to change the course to something completely different in a course of so many weeks?
    It totally depends on the university, their policy, how far into term you are and how many places there are on another course. Do not bank on it at all unless you're considering a Scottish university as mentioned above. If you're having second thoughts now, try and work out why this and if you do want to change your course in advance contact the relevant universities and see what they have to say. It might be easier to do it before you get there.
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    (Original post by Z116)
    I'm hoping to study English but say if i don't enjoy it, do universities allow you to change the course to something completely different in a course of so many weeks?
    Consider a Scottish university, we have a very flexible education system here.
 
 
 
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