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    I'm studying History, Irish and English Lit A-Level but I'm really unsure which courses to pick for uni? I live in northern Ireland so it would cost less if I stayed in Ireland and I have several options but I can't decide which 5 to choose-
    1. PPE- Queen's, Belfast (AAA)
    2. Law with Politics- Queen's (AAA)
    3. International Politics & Conflict Studies- Queen's (ABB)
    4. History & Politics- Queen's (ABB)
    5. Politics & International Relations- University College Dublin (at least AAA)
    6. History & Political Science- Trinity College Dublin (at least A*AA)
    7. International Relations- Bristol (AAA)
    What's your thoughts on these courses and the universities? Which would have the best career prospects? I'd most want to work for an NGO or charity.
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    (Original post by Hugh O'Reilly)
    I'm studying History, Irish and English Lit A-Level but I'm really unsure which courses to pick for uni? I live in northern Ireland so it would cost less if I stayed in Ireland and I have several options but I can't decide which 5 to choose-
    1. PPE- Queen's, Belfast (AAA)
    2. Law with Politics- Queen's (AAA)
    3. International Politics & Conflict Studies- Queen's (ABB)
    4. History & Politics- Queen's (ABB)
    5. Politics & International Relations- University College Dublin (at least AAA)
    6. History & Political Science- Trinity College Dublin (at least A*AA)
    7. International Relations- Bristol (AAA)
    What's your thoughts on these courses and the universities? Which would have the best career prospects? I'd most want to work for an NGO or charity.
    From an applications perspective it's going to be hard to write a personal statement which covers the whole range of subjects here. You have PPE, law, politics, history and international relations, and whilst they are linked, you are going to end up talking about subjects in your statement that you are not applying for at every university. It also makes no sense to use up four of your choices on four slightly different courses at Queen's. Try and limit it to one or two choices at any one university and keep them similar so that you don't appear unsure or confused to admissions tutors.
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    thanks that's great advice!
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    UCD or TCD. Grand universities.

    However, pick one as firm and maybe History and Politics or another course at Queen’s as an insurance.
 
 
 
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