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    Can't find a thread anywhere for Unviersity of Nottingham 2015 applicants, so I thought I'd make one! What subjects are you all applying for?
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    I am hoping to apply for pharmacy, depending on my AS grades obviously!
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    (Original post by Itsmonique)
    I am hoping to apply for pharmacy, depending on my AS grades obviously!
    Awesome, what AS-Levels are you doing? What are the entry requirements?

    I'm hoping to do law - Nottingham is one of the best law schools in the country. It looks so hard to get into, their entry requirements are higher than Oxford... but from what I hear, most people get made lower offers!
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    Awesome, what AS-Levels are you doing? What are the entry requirements?

    I'm hoping to do law - Nottingham is one of the best law schools in the country. It looks so hard to get into, their entry requirements are higher than Oxford... but from what I hear, most people get made lower offers!
    My AS subjects are Maths, Chemistry, Psychology and Sociology.
    Entry requirements are AAB minimum at A-level, and a minimum grade A in Maths GCSE and grade B in English lang (but i got C in english!)

    I'm really suprised they have higher entry requirements for law than Oxford :eek:

    What AS subjects are you doing?
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    (Original post by Itsmonique)
    My AS subjects are Maths, Chemistry, Psychology and Sociology.
    Entry requirements are AAB minimum at A-level, and a minimum grade A in Maths GCSE and grade B in English lang (but i got C in english!)

    I'm really suprised they have higher entry requirements for law than Oxford :eek:

    What AS subjects are you doing?
    Sounds fairly reasonable for Pharmacy. I'm sure you'll do fine, from what I've heard Nottingham tend to make lower offers if applicants are really good in all other areas - you should be fine - what's one grade difference if the rest of your application is great?

    Yup, Nottingham is A*AA, Oxford is AAA. Lots of pressure! Got a lot of work to next year :'(

    My AS subjects were Human Biology, Chemistry, Law and History - not doing A2 Chem, it's the least relevant and I hate the subject!
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    (Original post by snikutsmullac)
    Sounds fairly reasonable for Pharmacy. I'm sure you'll do fine, from what I've heard Nottingham tend to make lower offers if applicants are really good in all other areas - you should be fine - what's one grade difference if the rest of your application is great?

    Yup, Nottingham is A*AA, Oxford is AAA. Lots of pressure! Got a lot of work to next year :'(

    My AS subjects were Human Biology, Chemistry, Law and History - not doing A2 Chem, it's the least relevant and I hate the subject!
    Aww, I love chemistry even though it can be challenging at times. My friend was also considering to do Law but she is still unsure. Instead of Human bio and Law, she's doing biology, english,psychology and history. She dropped AS chemistry within the first week of sixth form! She absolutely hates it!
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    Aww, I love chemistry even though it can be challenging at times. My friend was also considering to do Law but she is still unsure. Instead of Human bio and Law, she's doing biology, english,psychology and history. She dropped AS chemistry within the first week of sixth form! She absolutely hates it!
    This is why I picked A-Level law even though universities don't necessarily like it - I'm not signing up for a £9,000 a year degree when I don't know if I like the subject! Your friend sounds like shes doing good A-Levels for Law though!

    A-Level Chem is ridiculous... When I was at secondary school, I loved it and it was my best subject (A* at GCSE) - moved somewhere else after school, hated the teacher, it made me kinda lose my enthusiasm and interest in the subject. Up until I started at where I am now, I was gonna do medicine but I've been put off Chemistry for life... so law it is!
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    Yeah I completely agree! I was supposed to have only two teachers for chemistry throughout yr 12, but we always had a change of timetable and different teachers. It was so fustrating that the majority of people want to drop chemistry in year 13.
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    (Original post by Itsmonique)
    Yeah I completely agree! I was supposed to have only two teachers for chemistry throughout yr 12, but we always had a change of timetable and different teachers. It was so fustrating that the majority of people want to drop chemistry in year 13.
    Sounds irritating, I do find that teachers actually make or break the subject, so to speak. If you're teacher(s) are useless then it ruins it. The person who "taught" me for Chemistry only had one person get above a U last year!
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    (Original post by snikutsmullac)
    Sounds irritating, I do find that teachers actually make or break the subject, so to speak. If you're teacher(s) are useless then it ruins it. The person who "taught" me for Chemistry only had one person get above a U last year!
    Wow, well it's a good thing we only have one teacher next year, who is literally a chemistry encyclopedia
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    (Original post by snikutsmullac)
    Can't find a thread anywhere for Unviersity of Nottingham 2015 applicants, so I thought I'd make one! What subjects are you all applying for?
    :wavey: I am! I'm applying for Ancient History. I'm so excited to apply. I can't visit, but I've watched videos and stalked the website. Notts is my favourite.
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    (Original post by Coffeetime)
    :wavey: I am! I'm applying for Ancient History. I'm so excited to apply. I can't visit, but I've watched videos and stalked the website. Notts is my favourite.
    If all goes well, nottingham will be my firm and leicester my insurance. It seems a really good uni from all of my research - it's russel group isn't it?
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    (Original post by snikutsmullac)
    If all goes well, nottingham will be my firm and leicester my insurance. It seems a really good uni from all of my research - it's russel group isn't it?
    It is indeed! I looked at Leicester, but they don't offer Ancient History alone. Where else are you looking to apply?
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    (Original post by Coffeetime)
    It is indeed! I looked at Leicester, but they don't offer Ancient History alone. Where else are you looking to apply?
    What do they do it with?

    Nottingham
    Kings College London
    Leicester
    East Anglia
    Anglia Ruskin/Lincoln/De monfort (want one university which is easy to get into in case something goes tits up next year)


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    (Original post by snikutsmullac)
    What do they do it with?

    Nottingham
    Kings College London
    Leicester
    East Anglia
    Anglia Ruskin/Lincoln/De monfort (want one university which is easy to get into in case something goes tits up next year)


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    They offer it with archeology or regular history. I wouldn't be completely against either one of those, but I'd prefer doing just straight ancient history. My picks are:

    Nottingham
    Newcastle
    Bristol
    Reading
    Leeds/Cardiff/Liverpool/Royal Holloway

    I'm really unsure about the last one. I love the course at KCL, but I just don't know about living in London.



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    (Original post by Coffeetime)
    They offer it with archeology or regular history. I wouldn't be completely against either one of those, but I'd prefer doing just straight ancient history. My picks are:

    Nottingham
    Newcastle
    Bristol
    Reading
    Leeds/Cardiff/Liverpool/Royal Holloway

    I'm really unsure about the last one. I love the course at KCL, but I just don't know about living in London.



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    I'm based around east anglia, and I don't want to go to one that's absolutely ages away - luckily there are a few fairly decent places within a few hours of my house.

    They all sound like good choices - I'm a bit apprehensive about living in london as well, especially since KCL is central london - I don't know if I'll like the hustle and bustle all of the time :-l
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    (Original post by snikutsmullac)
    I'm based around east anglia, and I don't want to go to one that's absolutely ages away - luckily there are a few fairly decent places within a few hours of my house.

    They all sound like good choices - I'm a bit apprehensive about living in london as well, especially since KCL is central london - I don't know if I'll like the hustle and bustle all of the time :-l
    Aside from that, I've read in multiple places that the area it's situated in is the most dangerous uni location.
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    (Original post by Itsmonique)
    I am hoping to apply for pharmacy, depending on my AS grades obviously!
    Hey me too! What made you interested in Nottingham? For me I'm confused between Nottingham/Huddersfield/Manchester. I'll defo be applying to Bradford, DMU and UCLan. What about you?

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    Aside from that, I've read in multiple places that the area it's situated in is the most dangerous uni location.
    Oh, well as long as you're not out in dark alleyways at 3 in the morning, can't be that bad surely? There must be decent security in student accommodation?
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    Oh, well as long as you're not out in dark alleyways at 3 in the morning, can't be that bad surely? There must be decent security in student accommodation?
    That's the problem. I wouldn't be living in student accommodation.


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