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    Hello everyone,
    I got conditional offers at these 3 universities and I'm a french student. However, I don't know which one I should choose, could you please advise me?
    I would like to work in politics but I'm also interested in business (especially entrepreneurship).
    One told me that in the UK the most important is the university ranking, not especially the course, what about it?
    The PPE course seems more attractive and I guess I should choose Warwick as my first choice and Manchester as my second
    but UCL is a world-recognized university and I guess it could be a good choice as well. What do you think?
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    (Original post by MAOE)
    One told me that in the UK the most important is the university ranking, not especially the course, what about it?
    No, this is absolutely the wrong attitude to have. You should pick the course you like most. If you prefer Warwick to UCL, go to Warwick.
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    PPE is different than Social Sciences with quant methods, see reading list of modules. PPE is more general and less analytical, but is a good degree to prepare for politics. Most grads start as researcher or policy analyst for a local councillor, MEP or MP. Social Sciences with quant methods (calculus, statistics, economics) is more specialised and can still be conducive to politics career. You can do more quant analysis such as polling or forecasts modelling in key policy fields. There is a strong demand for evidence based policy analysis.

    If you are not sure, take the general degree PPE. Good luck.
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    Thank you for your answers. Then, I'll probably pick Warwick as my first choice and Manchester as my second. Nonetheless, do you know if Manchester's PPE is a good one (in case I don't meet Warwick's requirements for the course) ?
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    Manchester PPE is solid, but Warwick PPE is better based on its superior economics (top 5 in the UK) and politics faculties.
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    (Original post by MAOE)
    Hello everyone,
    I got conditional offers at these 3 universities and I'm a french student. However, I don't know which one I should choose, could you please advise me?
    I would like to work in politics but I'm also interested in business (especially entrepreneurship).
    One told me that in the UK the most important is the university ranking, not especially the course, what about it?
    The PPE course seems more attractive and I guess I should choose Warwick as my first choice and Manchester as my second
    but UCL is a world-recognized university and I guess it could be a good choice as well. What do you think?
    Hi MAOE, it's really nice to meet you! I get similar offers - Warwick PPE and UCL social sciences with quantitative methods. Do you mind telling me which school you decide to go to? I am really eager to learn more about those programs as I am having a difficult time deciding which to choose. Thank you in advance!
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    Warwick PPE, area is much better than Manchester, ranking is better, reputation is better, employment opportunities are better, PPE is a better course than the one UCL is offering.
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    warwick easily
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    (Original post by Zxyn)
    Warwick PPE, area is much better than Manchester, ranking is better, reputation is better, employment opportunities are better, PPE is a better course than the one UCL is offering.
    It’s better than UCL?!
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    (Original post by YuhanKao)
    It’s better than UCL?!
    No, I meant PPE is a better degree than the course UCL had offered them - social sciences with quantitative methods. It’s a specialised branch of something that’s usually studied in the PPE degree (depending on what modules you choose/are offered)
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    (Original post by Zxyn)
    No, I meant PPE is a better degree than the course UCL had offered them - social sciences with quantitative methods. It’s a specialised branch of something that’s usually studied in the PPE degree (depending on what modules you choose/are offered)
    Oh ok! How about the breadth stream that UCL PPE offers? How’s it compare to the ppe degree in Warwick?
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