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    Which of these stands out in academic reputation for mathematics?

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    (Original post by Religion)
    Which of these stands out in academic reputation for mathematics?

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    Glasgow
    Leeds
    Leicester
    Southampton
    Reading
    None of them.
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    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    None of them.
    Are they that bad?

    I cant find a better place for Maths with A*AE.
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    From that list Leeds ranks the highest which a google search will show. I know some really smart people who went there from my school and I heard it's a great university.
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    I cant find a better place for Maths with A*AE.
    Then consider other factors such as location/environment, options for a year in industry or abroad, and whether you can upgrade to an integrated Masters if you perform well etc.
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    (Original post by Religion)
    Which of these stands out in academic reputation for mathematics?

    Harriet-Watt
    Queen Mary
    York
    Sussex
    Cardiff
    Glasgow
    Leeds
    Leicester
    Southampton
    Reading
    They all essentially the same rep. However, I'd recommend Cardiff as they have a really nice course structure (plus have more optional modules).
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    None of them are that great, and you won't stand a chance if you want to go into academia or banking. I suggest you take a gap year, resit your E, and apply for some decent unis instead of settling for one of these.
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    (Original post by kkboyk)
    They allae seentially the same rep. However, I'd recommend Cardiff as they have a really nice course structure (plus have more optional modules).
    Do you think there is a big difference academically between these and, for example, Imperial? Wondering if I should just wait a year.
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    Do you think there is a big difference academically between these and, for example, Imperial? Wondering if I should just wait a year.
    Yes and with A*AE you really really should take a year out. Leave the A*A as is, retake the E, and pick up an additional A level.
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    (Original post by Yua)
    Yes and with A*AE you really really should take a year out. Leave the A*A as is, retake the E, and pick up an additional A level.
    The E wasn't really my fault. What about Manchester? They said they would give me an offer if I get a remark to A*AD.
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    The E really kills your options. Id just retake it.
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    Are you guys memeing or something? These are all pretty good schools. The best of those is probably Southampton or York.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    The E really kills your options. Id just retake it.
    A* in maths and A in further maths, 100% in the core modules. clearly I am capable maths student. I don't see why the E makes a difference to universities,
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    (Original post by Religion)
    A* in maths and A in further maths, 100% in the core modules. clearly I am capable maths student. I don't see why the E makes a difference to universities,
    Ok you should use that line with admissions.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Ok you should use that line with admissions.
    The clearing hotline people keep telling me the grades are fixed, should I just ask to speak with the Mathematics department?
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    Ynfrotunately they demand 3 A levels or UCAS points for a reason. Its going to be a hard sell getting them to accept you on 2 when everyone else has to be judged on 3. Nothing wrong with Leeds but if you wnat Oxbridge etc then you need the other A level.
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    None of them stand out for mathematics, but they are all perfectly good choices. I'd likely choose York or S'ton. If you retake you risk not receiving offers from a standout university and/or failing to perform adequately in the inevitable entrance exams (STEP, MAT and Durhams new one). Ultimately the choice is yours, but I would consider whether or not another application is worth it.
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    The E wasn't really my fault. What about Manchester? They said they would give me an offer if I get a remark to A*AD.
    Manchester is a very good university, but it depends what you'd like to do career wise.

    Again, like I said, I'd retake if I were you.
 
 
 
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