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    Just got my results back and my highest was 83, kind of disappointed wanted 90+ since the module is in the area I would like to specialise in third year and onwards...
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    It's okay
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    First year marking is almost always more lenient, the content is easier and it might not count for your final degree grade.


    Anything above 70 is already very good.

    As long as you end up with a first class degree and 70+ in the necessary modules, you'll be fine.
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    (Original post by Incongruous)
    First year marking is almost always more lenient, the content is easier and it might not count for your final degree grade.


    Anything above 70 is already very good.

    As long as you end up with a first class degree and 70+ in the necessary modules, you'll be fine.
    I did get a first overall, but first year only counts for like 9% of the final degree.. I managed to get a first in 5/9 of my modules
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    (Original post by Incongruous)
    First year marking is almost always more lenient, the content is easier and it might not count for your final degree grade.


    Anything above 70 is already very good.

    As long as you end up with a first class degree and 70+ in the necessary modules, you'll be fine.
    First year is the most lenient?

    Not really.

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    (Original post by *Stefan*)
    First year is the most lenient?

    Not really.

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    I am talking from my experience. Other universities might be different.
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    (Original post by Incongruous)
    I am talking from my experience. Other universities might be different.
    What uni are you talking about?
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    What course are you studying?
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    (Original post by Playmaker#10)
    What course are you studying?
    I don't like to give too much away on TSR but it comes under Mathematical Sciences
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    (Original post by fl0werp0wer)
    I don't like to give too much away on TSR but it comes under Mathematical Sciences
    I'm a prospective student at KCL so can you tell me a little about the school?

    Where do you have your lectures? How is the teaching etc
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    For a mathematical subject, it is quite good. I think it depends on university, I dunno what average marks at KCL are like.
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    if you tried your best no point in worrying about it now
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    (Original post by Kieran1996)
    if you tried your best no point in worrying about it now
    aha true! But I just wanted to get some perspective so i know if i need to try harder next year in modules I want to specialise in...
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    (Original post by Playmaker#10)
    I'm a prospective student at KCL so can you tell me a little about the school?

    Where do you have your lectures? How is the teaching etc
    what subject? DM me i dont mind giving lots of advice
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    (Original post by fl0werp0wer)
    aha true! But I just wanted to get some perspective so i know if i need to try harder next year in modules I want to specialise in...
    may aswell try harder anyway

    wish I could give an actually answer to your original question but idk
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    (Original post by Kieran1996)
    may aswell try harder anyway

    wish I could give an actually answer to your original question but idk
    hmm but in degree level you have to be careful not all years are weighted equally so you don't want to burn out too quickly...
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    Yes, a mark of 83 is a strong mark so well done!

    The only place that I can think from the top of my head that requires an average of 80+ is the Part III maths course at Cambridge. Everywhere else hasn't got as much of a strict mark threshold
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    (Original post by Slowbro93)
    Yes, a mark of 83 is a strong mark so well done!

    The only place that I can think from the top of my head that requires an average of 80+ is the Part III maths course at Cambridge. Everywhere else hasn't got as much of a strict mark threshold
    I'm actually thinking of doing the part III course there, inspired by some of my phd tutors who did the same course as me then did Maths Part III at Camb.

    Do they require 80% average in your overall degree? What other types of things do they look for? All advice appreciated!
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    (Original post by fl0werp0wer)
    hmm but in degree level you have to be careful not all years are weighted equally so you don't want to burn out too quickly...
    very true, I think most people burn out and then have a mid life crisis so dw
 
 
 
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