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    Hi, I am unsure whether or not I am able to pick 2 choices from one university when I apply for 2016 entry through UCAS.

    My options I want to look something like this:
    Leeds - Maths and Management - AAA
    Lancaster - Maths and Management - AAB (A in Maths)
    Sheffield - Maths and Business Management - AAB (A in Maths)
    Lancaster - Accounting and Management Studies - AAB
    Sheffield - Business Management - AAB

    Would this be fine for my choices and I could receive offers from all of them?
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    I know you can apply to multiple courses at the same place but I don't know (from experience) if you can actually get an offer on both courses. I know my teachers advised against applying for two courses at the same uni because they can see it you being more concerned with your uni choice than your course. And also, if you got rejected for business management for example, they could alternatively give you and offer for mathematics and business management without taking up one of your five spaces. Plus, if you get rejected for one (on the basis of your personal statement and not your predicted grades) you're more likely to get a rejection for both courses you applied to where another uni might be more lenient.

    I think you should consult everyone in your college/sixth form before applying so you don't make any mistakes and see what they think.
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    You can do it, but it's not usually a good idea. Unis can see which courses you applied to at their uni (they can't see other uni choices) so may doubt your commitment, and the business management choice will also wonder why your PS is full of maths.
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    Yes you can, however remember you only get one personal statement that has to cover both options so your choices need to be closer together. My friend managed to get two offers from Warwick for two different Computer Science courses
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    (Original post by EllainKahlo)
    I know you can apply to multiple courses at the same place but I don't know (from experience) if you can actually get an offer on both courses. I know my teachers advised against applying for two courses at the same uni because they can see it you being more concerned with your uni choice than your course. And also, if you got rejected for business management for example, they could alternatively give you and offer for mathematics and business management without taking up one of your five spaces. Plus, if you get rejected for one (on the basis of your personal statement and not your predicted grades) you're more likely to get a rejection for both courses you applied to where another uni might be more lenient.

    I think you should consult everyone in your college/sixth form before applying so you don't make any mistakes and see what they think.
    But would that mean if I pick one course from a uni I would have to rely on them offering me a chance for another course after I got rejected before exam results or after I didn't meet the grades after exam results?
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    (Original post by Juno)
    You can do it, but it's not usually a good idea. Unis can see which courses you applied to at their uni (they can't see other uni choices) so may doubt your commitment, and the business management choice will also wonder why your PS is full of maths.
    yeah my personal statement has maths and business on it but there isn't any other unis which do management mathematics which i want to go to so im thinking that this is the best option
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    (Original post by Sayless)
    Hi, I am unsure whether or not I am able to pick 2 choices from one university when I apply for 2016 entry through UCAS.

    My options I want to look something like this:
    Leeds - Maths and Management - AAA
    Lancaster - Maths and Management - AAB (A in Maths)
    Sheffield - Maths and Business Management - AAB (A in Maths)
    Lancaster - Accounting and Management Studies - AAB
    Sheffield - Business Management - AAB

    Would this be fine for my choices and I could receive offers from all of them?
    Universities tend not to give offers for two courses, but you can apply to both, usually they will give you an offer for only one, so be aware of that, just incase you get an offer for the course you least wanted. For sheffield, i would just pick which one you like the best and use your fifth choice somewhere else.
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    (Original post by Sayless)
    But would that mean if I pick one course from a uni I would have to rely on them offering me a chance for another course after I got rejected before exam results or after I didn't meet the grades after exam results?
    Sadly it's after you've received your results. So it would be a risk, and many universities won't bother to offer you an alternative course. You should call the unis and ask them how often they do so for the courses you're looking at before you commit to an application you can't change.
 
 
 

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