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    Do you have to pick just one and apply for the same on for all 5 universities or could you apply for two? for example if I wanted to apply for just spanish and then apply for spanish law. Would that be possible?
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    Do you have to pick just one and apply for the same on for all 5 universities or could you apply for two? for example if I wanted to apply for just spanish and then apply for spanish law. Would that be possible?
    Some universities accept a separate personal statement. For example, 4/5 of my university choices were History and Philosophy, but the 5th one was just Philosophy. Best ask the universities you're interested in. Also, some course have subtly different names, e.g. Business studies, business management, management and business are all roughly the same, so it may not be an issue. In your case, you could focus on Spanish, but also mention your interest in Law and just apply and see what happens
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    Do you have to pick just one and apply for the same on for all 5 universities or could you apply for two? for example if I wanted to apply for just spanish and then apply for spanish law. Would that be possible?
    In theory, you can apply for whatever you want to - you could apply for 5 entirely different subjects at 5 different universities BUT it isn't advisable that you do so, because you can only submit a single personal statement which is then sent to every course you have applied for, and a personal statement has to show why you like your subject to be good, so it isn't ideal to be applying for entirely different subjects, but slight variation as you have described would be fine providing you can mention why it is that both aspects of the course would interest you. Saying that, some universities do ask for separate or additional personal statements sent to them directly if they know that their course is very different, for example I applied to four universities for identical courses (all English Language and Literature), but my fifth choice was to BA Liberal Arts, which has only been introduced as a new concept this year, and is also only offered at three universities in the country, so the university in question acknowledged this and gave me the opportunity to email them a second personal statement so that my main one could be focused around English.

    Hope this helps! x
 
 
 
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