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    Applying for history & politics at: Cambridge, Warwick, Exeter (history&international relations), Southampton (safe choice). Need one more Uni to apply for and really struggling to find one.

    If one anyone could give me some advice that would be great thankks


    oh and grades isnt really an issue lol (i am literally the stereotypical TSR user haha)
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    (Original post by Strimpy)
    Applying for history & politics at: Cambridge, Warwick, Exeter (history&international relations), Southampton (safe choice). Need one more Uni to apply for and really struggling to find one.

    If one anyone could give me some advice that would be great thankks


    oh and grades isnt really an issue lol (i am literally the stereotypical TSR user haha)
    If you're that clever you shouldn't need help! ☺

    Choose somewhere with a course that excites you.

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    Make sure you know about the modules that the unis offer
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    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    Choose somewhere with a course that excites you.
    But everywhere looks exciting

    But seriously some of the courses its so hard to work out what it would actually be like studying on them, with generic subheaders like 'an introduction to political science'
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    (Original post by SuperHuman98)
    Make sure you know about the modules that the unis offer
    yeah as I said above its so hard to work out what they actually entail though, only the optional ones where its like 'British Political History 1914-45' actually tell you what you'd be learning about
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    (Original post by Strimpy)
    But everywhere looks exciting

    But seriously some of the courses its so hard to work out what it would actually be like studying on them, with generic subheaders like 'an introduction to political science'
    Don't rush it. Apply with those four and add your fifth after you have done some more research

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    (Original post by ageshallnot)
    Don't rush it. Apply with those four and add your fifth after you have done some more research

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    My school doesnt let people do that for some reason tho

    Think I found a course at Birmingham that looks pretty good anyways so just gonna go for it i think lol

    now the waiting begins :cry2::crossedf::dong:
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    (Original post by Strimpy)
    My school doesnt let people do that for some reason tho

    Think I found a course at Birmingham that looks pretty good anyways so just gonna go for it i think lol

    now the waiting begins :cry2::crossedf::dong:
    It's nothing to do with your school. It's your application and they don't have to approve the choices you put on UCAS.

    As ageshallnot said, put 4 for now. Then add the final one later.

    It doesn't cost anything extra to do so.

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    (Original post by jneill)
    It's nothing to do with your school. It's your application and they don't have to approve the choices you put on UCAS.

    As ageshallnot said, put 4 for now. Then add the final one later.

    It doesn't cost anything extra to do so.

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    How does it work then? because my school told me that I just pay and send the UCAS form off and then thats it.

    I know you get UCAS track but didn't realise you could add/change choices on this?
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    (Original post by Strimpy)
    How does it work then? because my school told me that I just pay and send the UCAS form off and then thats it.

    I know you get UCAS track but didn't realise you could add/change choices on this?
    You can't change choices but you can add choices (if you haven't used all 5).

    https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergradu...-undergraduate
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    (Original post by jneill)
    You can't change choices but you can add choices (if you haven't used all 5).

    https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergradu...-undergraduate
    ahh ok, thanks so much think i get it now

    will give myself a bit more time before making a final decision then
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    York or Bristol are supposed to be excellent for history as well as politics I think Bristol is even A* AA due to competition so it depends if you want a safe choice or another competitive choice! I'm assuming Cambridge would be number one if you got an offer, I'm in a similar position but applying to politics with IR, good luck with Cambridge!
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    (Original post by Theawesomejem)
    York or Bristol are supposed to be excellent for history as well as politics I think Bristol is even A* AA due to competition so it depends if you want a safe choice or another competitive choice! I'm assuming Cambridge would be number one if you got an hour, I'm in a similar position but applying to politics with IR, good luck with Cambridge!
    Yeah York's a bit far from where i live tho (south west) dont really fancy a 6+ hr drive home lol and hadn't considered Bristol so might have to check that out!

    And yeah cambridge would defo be number one if im lucky enough to get an offer, are you applying there as well? The open day was so amazing :lol:
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    Durham!
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    (Original post by Strimpy)
    Yeah York's a bit far from where i live tho (south west) dont really fancy a 6+ hr drive home lol and hadn't considered Bristol so might have to check that out!

    And yeah cambridge would defo be number one if im lucky enough to get an offer, are you applying there as well? The open day was so amazing :lol:
    I'm holding one application back and I think I might bite the bullet and apply for cambridge's hsps course undecided! I live in the north so exeter(cornwall campus) is a 7 hour drive! I'm trying to remind myself the course counts the course counts ahaha warwick at the moment would be my first choice 😊

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    (Original post by jamestg)
    Durham!
    nooo please, i went there for an open day and it was an 8 and half hr drive including stops!! :coma::cry:

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    I'm holding one application back and I think I might bite the bullet and apply for cambridge's hsps course undecided! I live in the north so exeter(cornwall campus) is a 7 hour drive! I'm trying to remind myself the course counts the course counts ahaha warwick at the moment would be my first choice 😊

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    Yeah you should definitely go for it, if you havent been there trust me its so amazing! And haha, after driving up to durham once i just decided to rule out everything outside a four hour radius lol

    and yeah warwick is my second choice after cambridge

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    they dont even do history lol
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    (Original post by Strimpy)
    nooo please, i went there for an open day and it was an 8 and half hr drive including stops!! :coma::cry:

    It's for the greater good!
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    (Original post by Strimpy)
    nooo please, i went there for an open day and it was an 8 and half hr drive including stops!! :coma::cry:



    Yeah you should definitely go for it, if you havent been there trust me its so amazing! And haha, after driving up to durham once i just decided to rule out everything outside a four hour radius lol

    and yeah warwick is my second choice after cambridge



    they dont even do history lol
    I know lol
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    York is supposed to be very strong
 
 
 
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