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    hey, so basically UCL offers history (3 yrs) as well as history with a year abroad (4 yrs). The year abroad element really appeals to me, but I am wondering whether it will be more difficult to get an offer if i were to choose this? Ultimately, I would love to be in UCL & if this would make it harder to get an offer then I'd rather just go for a conventional 3 yr undergrad degree. If not, then I'd be delighted to study a yr abroad! Anyone able to inform me here because I'm not sure how this works 😂 Thanks x
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    Nah it won't be, you only apply for the year abroad in year 3 and if your grades and stuff are satisfactory, they'll let you go. So it's the same difficulty as any other standard offer for admission.
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    Even if you go for the Non-abroad option you can easily change anytime in your 1st year. 2nd year is when the applications of year abroad will take place
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    If the year abroad option is very popular it will lessen your chances but if you're a strong application I wouldn't worry. If it's really popular there may be more applications which make it more difficult but generally it should be same as the non abroad course
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    (Original post by arch0wnz)
    Nah it won't be, you only apply for the year abroad in year 3 and if your grades and stuff are satisfactory, they'll let you go. So it's the same difficulty as any other standard offer for admission.
    This.
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    Thanks guys for the responses, it seems to make sense now. I ended up sending an email to the department just before I saw these replies! Let's see what they have to say in response though.
 
 
 
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