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    I am hoping to do a masters degree at some point so as a prospective undergraduate student, would it be better to apply for an MSci straight away now or apply for a BSc and then apply for an MSci once I have finished that degree?

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    I am hoping to do a masters degree at some point so as a prospective undergraduate student, would it be better to apply for an MSci straight away now or apply for a BSc and then apply for an MSci once I have finished that degree?

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    That's not how it works. An MSci is basically equivalent to a BSc + MSc.

    Most universities that offer MSci and BSc routes will let you apply to either and then transfer to MSci after the 1st (or 2nd) year if your marks are good enough.

    Generally speaking it's best to apply for MSci and then you can decide at uni if you want to finish after 3 or 4 years.

    A BSc + MSc is usually more expensive and harder to fund than MSci.

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    I think definitely go for msci first as it's easier to go down to Bsc than to go from Bsc to msci.
 
 
 
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