What are my best options for uni choices?

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    Basically at AS I have recently received the grades BBC(I know these are not groundbreaking) in English lit,history and psychology.All my subjects this year have been linear,so the grade I received last year won't contribute towards my final grade but I'll still need to declare them. I've asked my teachers and managed to get my predictions up to ABB with the possibility of AAB because all grade boundaries were missed between 1-4 marks. I want to do English literature and have literally no clue where to apply,my ideal uni would've Been a big city uni like Manchester but obviously now that seems unlikely,any help is appreciated
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    Exeter? From what I've read, they ask for AAA/ABB.
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    (Original post by K8grxver)
    Basically at AS I have recently received the grades BBC(I know these are not groundbreaking) in English lit,history and psychology.All my subjects this year have been linear,so the grade I received last year won't contribute towards my final grade but I'll still need to declare them. I've asked my teachers and managed to get my predictions up to ABB with the possibility of AAB because all grade boundaries were missed between 1-4 marks. I want to do English literature and have literally no clue where to apply,my ideal uni would've Been a big city uni like Manchester but obviously now that seems unlikely,any help is appreciated
    I wouldn't say that 'big city' uni's are out of the question, I got BBC at AS too and got offers from Manchester and Birmingham for English Lang. I'm not sure where's good for literature but if you have teachers who are willing to vouch you'll put the work in to get AAB, you should apply to anywhere you already have an interest in and not limit yourself.
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    (Original post by K8grxver)
    I want to do English literature and have literally no clue where to apply,my ideal uni would've Been a big city uni like Manchester but obviously now that seems unlikely,any help is appreciated
    I can't suggest specific places to you and to an extent you just have to do some research on your own—look up different places and find out what their usual offers/entry requirements are. A certain amount of slightly dull legwork is necessary. It's not entirely the case that all universities based in big cities have highly demanding entry requirements, so go and have a look at what's out there.

    (I can suggest some extra criteria to use to make your decisions, too: have a think about some other questions. Do you prefer being assessed by exams or by coursework? Would you prefer a course which gave you less control over what you studied but guaranteed you a more comprehensive view of English literature, or a course which let you pick and choose more specific topics but might give you a narrower experience? Most city universties are more spread out geographically than universities in towns or the countryside, but their distribution varies—would you be happy at a place which is completely distributed across a city or are you looking for an institution with a bit more of a 'university quarter' feel to it, with a defined campus within a city? And so on. If you have answers to these kinds of questions you can use those answers to assess and sort through the possible places you could apply to.)
 
 
 
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