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    Having applied for history in October under pressure as my school had a deadline for ucas applications, I have recently had a change of heart and really want to do biology, which I got an A at as in and am very interested in it.

    I firmed history at Newcastle a while back and want some advice as to what to do as I am seriously wanting to do biology. I know about the process of being 'released' from your firm university and then going into extra or clearing but I would want to apply for biology at my firm uni, Newcastle, does this mean I would still have to go through the process of ucas extra?

    Thank you I am so stuck on what to do, If i can do anything at all!
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    No - you can just contact them and ask for a change.
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    No - you can just contact them and ask for a change.
    Even though its 2 completely different subjects and departments? Should I email both Biology department and history?

    Thank you
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    (Original post by jo371)
    Even though its 2 completely different subjects and departments? Should I email both Biology department and history?

    Thank you
    I'd recommend biology first, then follow their guidance. Yes, it's possible - depends on the department.
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    I'd recommend biology first, then follow their guidance. Yes, it's possible - depends on the department.
    What should I say in an email to them? and would I have to write another personal statement?

    Thank you for your help! I thought i'd have to risk it in clearing!
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    You just have to explain the current situation (I have an offer for history, [course code], at this uni) and then make your request (but would like to change to biology) backing it up with reasons (because [blah, blah, blah].) Offer to write another PS and it's likely they'll want one, if they agree to consider it.

    You're welcome - hope it works out.
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    You just have to explain the current situation (I have an offer for history, [course code], at this uni) and then make your request (but would like to change to biology) backing it up with reasons (because [blah, blah, blah].) Offer to write another PS and it's likely they'll want one, if they agree to consider it.

    You're welcome - hope it works out.
    Thank you for your help! I received an offer for biology today after sending my personal statement
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    (Original post by jo371)
    Thank you for your help! I received an offer for biology today after sending my personal statement
    That's excellent news, pleased it all worked out for you. Good luck in meeting the offer.
 
 
 
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