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    Hi,

    My name is Sam and I originally applied for a Film course. I am currently in a predicament as I missed my offer by two grades and have instead been offered a more general media course, which I suppose is better then being rejected. Obviously this is not not ideal, and yes I have considered taking a year out to repeat exams but this would be rather a waste of time. I missed my offer due to my poor performance in a single subject and exam, which I will be repeating next year. As I don't believe that it is necessary that I take a gap year for a single exam I thought I would start the alternative course and if possible transfer after a year. Is this possible? I have contacted the admissions office who have said that it is still possible that I could still be transferred to the original course in during this year, probably if someone leaves I suppose. Would it be feasible to transfer next year and would they be more likely to accept this if I repeated the exam. I'm sorry this is long winded and possibly difficult to understand but any input or advice would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks, Sam.
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    Hi,

    My name is Sam and I originally applied for a Film course. I am currently in a predicament as I missed my offer by two grades and have instead been offered a more general media course, which I suppose is better then being rejected. Obviously this is not not ideal, and yes I have considered taking a year out to repeat exams but this would be rather a waste of time. I missed my offer due to my poor performance in a single subject and exam, which I will be repeating next year. As I don't believe that it is necessary that I take a gap year for a single exam I thought I would start the alternative course and if possible transfer after a year. Is this possible? I have contacted the admissions office who have said that it is still possible that I could still be transferred to the original course in during this year, probably if someone leaves I suppose. Would it be feasible to transfer next year and would they be more likely to accept this if I repeated the exam. I'm sorry this is long winded and possibly difficult to understand but any input or advice would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks, Sam.
    It's probably best to go with what your university has told you. i.e. Enrol in the suggested course and then do the internal transfer if it becomes possible.

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    It's probably best to go with what your university has told you. i.e. Enrol in the suggested course and then do the internal transfer if it becomes possible.

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    Thanks for the reply. What if a place doesn't become available during the year?Would I then have to start the course in 2017?

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    Thanks for the reply. What if a place doesn't become available during the year?Would I then have to start the course in 2017?

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    Yes or ask your university if you can transfer to the 2nd year.

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