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    Hi,

    I would really appreciate some advice and opinions on the following universities as i have really struggled to attend open days (too far and too expensive). I am being predicted A*AA along with an A* in my EPQ and have fairly average (or below average for TSR lmao) GCSEs so I am looking at good but not hugely competitive universities.

    The following are some courses that I am considering;

    University of Edinburgh- History and Politics (AAA)
    University of Glasgow- History/Politics (AAB)
    University of Aberdeen- History and Politics (BBB)
    Royal Holloway- History, Politics and International relations (AAB)
    University of Stirling- History and Politics (BBB)
    University of Birmingham- History and Politics (AAB or ABB + A in EPQ)
    University of Dundee- History and Politics (BBB)
    Durham University- Combined Honours in Social Sciences (History and Politics) (A*AA)

    I am certain that i want to apply for both Edinburgh and Aberdeen and almost certain for Glasgow (just a few worries about the city).

    Any advice on any of the Universities (or others) would be greatly appreciated
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    Those all sound good. Especially the ones in Scotland! The only other one I would suggest which is quite similar to the ones on your list is York.
 
 
 
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