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    How likely is it that a graduate from Oxford University goes on to do a masters at a bottom table university like say London Met? Has this happened before? If not London Met, what about the next thing up from that, so say Oxford to an ex-poly like Nottingham Trent? Would this happen if the Oxford student gets a poor degree classification, like a 2:2 for example, and gets in primarily off the back of the reputation of Oxford University? I wonder, though, if this might happen even if the students gets a 1st from Oxford - then goes to London Met!
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    why? you can do a masters at some RG universities with a 2.2
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    (Original post by ayyy2)
    why? you can do a masters at some RG universities with a 2.2
    Well, that seems quite silly to me. I mean, if you only end up with a 2.2, then surely that in itself is evidence that you're not suited to more demanding and intensive study like a masters programme? And those RG universities are probably the runt of the litter like Liverpool / Sheffield etc.
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    (Original post by John34x)
    Well, that seems quite silly to me. I mean, if you only end up with a 2.2, then surely that in itself is evidence that you're not suited to more demanding and intensive study like a masters programme? And those RG universities are probably the runt of the litter like Liverpool / Sheffield etc.
    are u even at university?
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    (Original post by John34x)
    Well, that seems quite silly to me. I mean, if you only end up with a 2.2, then surely that in itself is evidence that you're not suited to more demanding and intensive study like a masters programme? And those RG universities are probably the runt of the litter like Liverpool / Sheffield etc.
    Disagree. Some people fail to get a 2.1 because they did not work hard. However, I read a few examples where people manage a distinction in their masters after a 2.2.
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    (Original post by John34x)
    How likely is it that a graduate from Oxford University goes on to do a masters at a bottom table university like say London Met? Has this happened before? If not London Met, what about the next thing up from that, so say Oxford to an ex-poly like Nottingham Trent? Would this happen if the Oxford student gets a poor degree classification, like a 2:2 for example, and gets in primarily off the back of the reputation of Oxford University? I wonder, though, if this might happen even if the students gets a 1st from Oxford - then goes to London Met!
    I went from Oxford to Goldsmiths if that counts? :awesome: Though to my knowledge, Goldsmiths is not an ex-poly... :dontknow:

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    More common than you might think, but most often it will be people who have moved elsewhere in the UK doing specialized professional masters at a local Ex-Poly, rather than people pursuing a career in academia. Degree classification is less important in these cases.
 
 
 
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