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The Herald today published details showing that students at Scottish universities gain more firsts and 2:1s on average than students any where else in the UK, putting it down to the extra year of Scottish courses studying more subjects than in other degrees. Proof perhaps, that we don't spend a year making up for A-Levels up here? Also does a broad beginning make you more likely to achieve higher when you finally specialise?
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(Original post by Acaila)
http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/20740.html

The Herald today published details showing that students at Scottish universities gain more firsts and 2:1s on average than students any where else in the UK, putting it down to the extra year of Scottish courses studying more subjects than in other degrees. Proof perhaps, that we don't spend a year making up for A-Levels up here? Also does a broad beginning make you more likely to achieve higher when you finally specialise?
I'd imagine that the extra year is more usefu not in terms of actual learning but in terms of maturing as a person and being able to deal with the advanced material being taught in your final years. Whatever the reason for it....YAY....Scottish universities kick ass!!!!!
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(Original post by Acaila)
http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/20740.html

The Herald today published details showing that students at Scottish universities gain more firsts and 2:1s on average than students any where else in the UK, putting it down to the extra year of Scottish courses studying more subjects than in other degrees. Proof perhaps, that we don't spend a year making up for A-Levels up here? Also does a broad beginning make you more likely to achieve higher when you finally specialise?
Personally i hated the extra year, the dull and repetitive nature of the work in 1st year was a major factor in my dropping out though im not surprised it results in a greater percentage of top grades than the English universities.
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I'd imagine that the extra year is more usefu not in terms of actual learning but in terms of maturing as a person and being able to deal with the advanced material being taught in your final years. Whatever the reason for it....YAY....Scottish universities kick ass!!!!!
Leekey if you keep this up, we may have to make you UKL's second ordinary Scot .

It's certainly something I'll miss if I go to an English uni.
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It's certainly something I'll miss if I go to an English uni.
The best solution being to come join me!!!
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Hehe we'll see . Only if Cam reject me (which is quite likely)
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Hehe we'll see . Only if Cam reject me (which is quite likely)
Aww, be positive.
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Slight scientific break:
Two hydrogen atoms walk into a bar.
One says to the other "I've lost an electron!"
"Are you sure?"
"Yes I'm positive!"

Ba-doom-ch!

I know that the odds are against me so it's better I don't get my hopes built up Squishy
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