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    This is probably a very, very stupid question, but I was just wondering if it is possible to do a postgrad in a subject you haven't done for your degree? :rolleyes:
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    Yes, depending on how different from your degree it is.

    I wouldn't imagine you could do an MSc in microbiology, if your first degree is in music, for instance.
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    How about Classics/Classical Civilisation, having done a degree in music...?
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    (Original post by x_muso_x)
    How about Classics/Classical Civilisation, having done a degree in music...?
    Could be a bit tricky, as there's no obvious link between the two (none that's obvious enough for me to see, anyway)...
    Edit: Unless you happen to specialise in ancient Greek music, I suppose.
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    I could study ancient Greek music...
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    I know of someone at SOAS studying Development Studies with a BA in music, but the person had relevant work experience.
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    (Original post by x_muso_x)
    I could study ancient Greek music...
    This leads me to assume that you have no actual reason to want to study that subject, am I right?
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    (Original post by Pernell Whitaker)
    This leads me to assume that you have no actual reason to want to study that subject, am I right?
    No, I do, I was just being silly - I really enjoyed it at A Level, and wanted to pursue my interest further, but obviously I wanted to do music more...
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    There are some master's that are specifically for converting into that subject from another, but I'd guess there'd have to be a good /reason/ for that conversion. I see them a lot in philosophy, but that's probably because philosophy links into pretty much every subject and you could very plausibly convert for a good reason.
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    Hi I would have a look at the requirements for the course, it should say whether a related BA is needed. Even if it does, you can probably still apply, especially if you can show interest in the course- take a look at texts you'll be lookining at and perhaps give them a read?
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    I'm going on to an MA in a different subject to my BA, though the two are related. On pretty much all of the course descriptions I looked at, it says that applicants with a bachelor's degree in a different subject will be considered individually, which doesn't really help as I assume everyone is considered individually :rolleyes:

    As long as you make your love for the subject clear, and have done relevant things to show your interest (e.g. subscribing to a relevant magazine or journal), there's no reason why you shouldn't apply.
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    lol i was just gonna start a new thread before i read this, thanks. Anyways, would a course like a, for instance, a BA Business Studies, or a Bsc in Finance allow entry into a postgrad economics degree.
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    this question comes up loads - try flicking through the old threads.

    i got on to a psychology msc, a special needs education med and a conversion law qualification with a background in history and english. the world is more flexible than you think if you have good grades and a wad of cash to spend.
 
 
 

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