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    Hi, I am having trouble choosing between Edinburgh and Leeds to study English & History. I had basically decided on Edinburgh as my first choice, but there would be a much higher cost at Edinburgh as my family would have to fund the 4th year, whereas no tuition fees would be paid at Leeds (because of our financial situation we are eligible to a student grant). Leeds also appears to have a better nightlife and is much closer to Manchester where a lot of my family live. However, Edinburgh has more prestige and is more flexible in its course structure i.e. you can study outside subjects in 1st 2 years and can easily change course which is another factor as I am now thinking that I prefer history to english and would like to study that on it's own. Also, my Edinburgh offer is BBB compared to my Leeds offer of AAA that would be harder to attain. I would really appreciate any advice about your experiences of either uni or city. Thanks! x
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    (Original post by Mariaxxx)
    Hi, I am having trouble choosing between Edinburgh and Leeds to study English & History. I had basically decided on Edinburgh as my first choice, but there would be a much higher cost at Edinburgh as my family would have to fund the 4th year, whereas no tuition fees would be paid at Leeds (because of our financial situation we are eligible to a student grant). Leeds also appears to have a better nightlife and is much closer to Manchester where a lot of my family live. However, Edinburgh has more prestige and is more flexible in its course structure i.e. you can study outside subjects in 1st 2 years and can easily change course which is another factor as I am now thinking that I prefer history to english and would like to study that on it's own. Also, my Edinburgh offer is BBB compared to my Leeds offer of AAA that would be harder to attain. I would really appreciate any advice about your experiences of either uni or city. Thanks! x
    Why would your family have to fund the 4th year? Unless you have previously been to uni you get funding for the entire lenght of your course?
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    Why would your family have to fund the 4th year? Unless you have previously been to uni you get funding for the entire lenght of your course?
    I am an undergrad. I don't know what the funding system in the rest of UK is like but I am from Channel Islands where they only fund the equivalent of an English uni because it's 4 years. We are classed as international students because CIs are not in the EU x
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    (Original post by Mariaxxx)
    Hi, I am having trouble choosing between Edinburgh and Leeds to study English & History. I had basically decided on Edinburgh as my first choice, but there would be a much higher cost at Edinburgh as my family would have to fund the 4th year, whereas no tuition fees would be paid at Leeds (because of our financial situation we are eligible to a student grant). Leeds also appears to have a better nightlife and is much closer to Manchester where a lot of my family live. However, Edinburgh has more prestige and is more flexible in its course structure i.e. you can study outside subjects in 1st 2 years and can easily change course which is another factor as I am now thinking that I prefer history to english and would like to study that on it's own. Also, my Edinburgh offer is BBB compared to my Leeds offer of AAA that would be harder to attain. I would really appreciate any advice about your experiences of either uni or city. Thanks! x
    Would it not make sense to firm Leeds and insure Edinburgh? It seems to me that you want to go to Edinburgh, but not sure and so will leave it to luck?
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    (Original post by Mariaxxx)
    I am an undergrad. I don't know what the funding system in the rest of UK is like but I am from Channel Islands where they only fund the equivalent of an English uni because it's 4 years. We are classed as international students because CIs are not in the EU x
    Ah I see, I didn't realise you were from the Channel Islands,
 
 
 
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