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    I want to study Architecture at University, but am afraid that I will not achieve the high grades, I wandered if you could choose for example, three architecture courses and two fine art courses just in case I dont get the grades to study Architecture.

    If this was the case, would I have to write two different personal statements?

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    (Original post by Collinsino)
    I want to study Architecture at University, but am afraid that I will not achieve the high grades, I wandered if you could choose for example, three architecture courses and two fine art courses just in case I dont get the grades to study Architecture.

    If this was the case, would I have to write two different personal statements?

    Thank you
    You are not able to write two personal statements. One has to cover all the courses you apply for and admissions tutors can only see what you have applied for at their university, so unless you want to come across as uncommitted or unaware of what the course involves, make your mind up what you really want before you apply and write one ps just for that.
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    (Original post by Carnationlilyrose)
    You are not able to write two personal statements. One has to cover all the courses you apply for and admissions tutors can only see what you have applied for at their university, so unless you want to come across as uncommitted or unaware of what the course involves, make your mind up what you really want before you apply and write one ps just for that.
    Great that really helps thanks
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    (Original post by Collinsino)
    Great that really helps thanks
    No problem.
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    Just intergrate both subjects into your interests in your personnal statement. I applied for zoology and evolutionary anthropology and got accepted for both. Simple.
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    Your subjects are pretty similar so should be no problem.
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    (Original post by Bongo Bongo)
    Your subjects are pretty similar so should be no problem.
    Yeah thank you. Would it be best in my five choices to choose Architecture throughout?
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    (Original post by Collinsino)
    Yeah thank you. Would it be best in my five choices to choose Architecture throughout?
    If you really want to go for architecture (as in fine art would be a distant second choice) then yes. You will probably get in somewhere even if you really mess up your A levels. Your could chuck in a fine art course as back up though.
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    (Original post by Collinsino)
    Yeah thank you. Would it be best in my five choices to choose Architecture throughout?
    Yes, because architecture is competitive and they want people who really are dedicated to doing it. It's a long course to qualify. You need a completely different portfolio for fine art, so decide which one you want and specialise.
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    (Original post by Carnationlilyrose)
    Yes, because architecture is competitive and they want people who really are dedicated to doing it. It's a long course to qualify. You need a completely different portfolio for fine art, so decide which one you want and specialise.
    Ok that makes choosing universities a lot easier, thank you.
 
 
 
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