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    the university of Southampton
    the university of Bristol
    the university of Bath
    King's college London
    Please tell me which one would you choose if you were me, and why ?
    Thanks so much for your time
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    From what I've heard, Southampton.
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    Whichever one is most suitable for you... none of those are vastly superior than the other, one won't provide the opportunity another will fail to do and therefore it should be entirely a choice made up of what appeals to you the most; course modules, location, accomodation costs, facilities, bursary and entitlemments - these are the factors that you solely consider in choosing amongst those universities.
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    (Original post by SKE12)
    the university of Southampton
    the university of Bristol
    the university of Bath
    King's college London
    Please tell me which one would you choose if you were me, and why ?
    Thanks so much for your time
    They are all very good. I have an offer from Bristol (for Maths and Computer Science). My other choices were Cambridge, Imperial, Warwick, and Durham, so that tells you which one I think is best. However, Bath would probably been my sixth choice, I irrationally dislike King's, and I didn't really consider Southampton. I'd probably rank them Bristol > Southampton > King's > Bath, but there's not much to choose between them. Compare bursaries (King's cost of living will be higher than the others) and course details; email any questions you have to admissions tutors.
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    (Original post by sweeneyrod)
    They are all very good. I have an offer from Bristol (for Maths and Computer Science). My other choices were Cambridge, Imperial, Warwick, and Durham, so that tells you which one I think is best. However, Bath would probably been my sixth choice, I irrationally dislike King's, and I didn't really consider Southampton. I'd probably rank them Bristol > Southampton > King's > Bath, but there's not much to choose between them. Compare bursaries (King's cost of living will be higher than the others) and course details; email any questions you have to admissions tutors.
    Would put Bath before Southampton but that's the only thing I'd change. The rest of your post is spot on.

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Would put Bath before Southampton but that's the only thing I'd change. The rest of your post is spot on.

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    I was put off Bath somewhat by the way they portrayed producing students who could learn JavaScript in 2 weeks (after 2 years of a degree) as a selling point. I didn't visit Southampton (or King's).
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    (Original post by sweeneyrod)
    They are all very good. I have an offer from Bristol (for Maths and Computer Science). My other choices were Cambridge, Imperial, Warwick, and Durham, so that tells you which one I think is best.
    ooooh, I'm firming Bristol - are you? I guess you wouldn't if you got the Cam or Imp offer. Also, how would you rank Bristol, Warwick and Durham for CS?
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    (Original post by KingKumar)
    ooooh, I'm firming Bristol - are you? I guess you wouldn't if you got the Cam or Imp offer. Also, how would you rank Bristol, Warwick and Durham for CS?
    Bristol = Warwick (if you cared about IB, it'd upgrade to being the better choice) > Durham

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    (Original post by KingKumar)
    ooooh, I'm firming Bristol - are you? I guess you wouldn't if you got the Cam or Imp offer. Also, how would you rank Bristol, Warwick and Durham for CS?
    No, I got a Cambridge offer (which I'm unsurprisingly firming). I'm undecided between Imperial, Warwick and Bristol for insurance (Imperial's A-level requirements are the same as Cambridge, so the only reason to insurance it would be if I thought I might get the A-levels but fail STEP and not get into Cambridge for straight Computer Science (without Maths) anyway).

    I would rank them as Bristol > Warwick > Durham. I was really impressed by the student projects and suchlike at Bristol (on par with Imperial's!); Warwick's department was also good, but I've only visited it once; and I didn't really like Durham.
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    How would you rank Warwick, Bath, Durham, Manchester and UCL? I'm thinking about firming UCL.
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    (Original post by BlackSniper)
    How would you rank Warwick, Bath, Durham, Manchester and UCL? I'm thinking about firming UCL.
    Warwick/UCL, Durham, Bath, Manchester
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    (Original post by BlackSniper)
    How would you rank Warwick, Bath, Durham, Manchester and UCL? I'm thinking about firming UCL.
    Warwick=UCL > Bath > Manchester > Durham (I really don't like Durham's course).

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Warwick=UCL > Bath > Manchester > Durham (I really don't like Durham's course).

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    Bath's course looks pretty interesting, but not as practical as UCL's. I'd (maybe biased opinion) say UCL is best, edging out Warwick and Bath comfortably. More or less agree with Manch and Durham, Durham's course did not look very good.
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Warwick=UCL > Bath > Manchester > Durham (I really don't like Durham's course).

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    I agree, but Durham is also very strong too. The course does seem a bit meh though.
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    (Original post by TrojanH)
    Warwick/UCL, Durham, Bath, Manchester
    Exactly!
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    (Original post by BlackSniper)
    How would you rank Warwick, Bath, Durham, Manchester and UCL? I'm thinking about firming UCL.
    Warwick/UCL/Durham
    Bath
    Manchester
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    (Original post by KingKumar)
    ooooh, I'm firming Bristol - are you? I guess you wouldn't if you got the Cam or Imp offer. Also, how would you rank Bristol, Warwick and Durham for CS?
    For CS Bristol=Warwick followed by Durham.

    Overall, they're all fantastic
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    (Original post by ShafTJB)
    Warwick/UCL/Durham
    Bath
    Manchester
    I agree with this. From my conversations, Durham seem to send a lot of graduates to GCHQ after graduating which is a big draw for me. Not sure if you're into the whole cryptography/cyber security side of life but around 10% of graduates from Durham end up in GCHQ. They also do a lot of placements/internships there for work experience.
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    Thanks to everyone replied to my question. But no one of you did provide the reason for their chooses.
    Anyway, thanks again
 
 
 
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