Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
Turn on thread page Beta
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    13
    ReputationRep:
    For me it seems easier that students can go to these universities based on the classification they get in there degree, rather then getting the required a-level results. (i was just wondering if this is true) or does the university only grant admission to students that have gotten there degree from another top university in the country?. Currently i am on track to obtain a first class degree and my main issue is if the university i go to will effect the way my application is looked at?
    • Community Assistant
    • CV Helper
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    Community Assistant
    CV Helper
    (Original post by Scary)
    For me it seems easier that students can go to these universities based on the classification they get in there degree, rather then getting the required a-level results. (i was just wondering if this is true) or does the university only grant admission to students that have gotten there degree from another top university in the country?. Currently i am on track to obtain a first class degree and my main issue is if the university i go to will effect the way my application is looked at?
    Masters admissions rarely take account of A levels. their admission standards are based on undergraduate degree grades, references, and other items such as interviews, research proposal, written work etc. A levels describe the level of academic achievement aged 18 on leaving school and aren't really relevant when you've spent a further 3 years in education.
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    13
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by threeportdrift)
    Masters admissions rarely take account of A levels. their admission standards are based on undergraduate degree grades, references, and other items such as interviews, research proposal, written work etc. A levels describe the level of academic achievement aged 18 on leaving school and aren't really relevant when you've spent a further 3 years in education.
    I'm wondering if they put any priorities in which universities the applicant gets the undergraduate from?for example would they priorities students from the better of the universities which require high a level grades for entry
    • Community Assistant
    • CV Helper
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    Community Assistant
    CV Helper
    (Original post by Scary)
    I'm wondering if they put any priorities in which universities the applicant gets the undergraduate from?for example would they priorities students from the better of the universities which require high a level grades for entry
    They don't 'prioritise', but some courses are clearly more rigorous than others, some references will come from stronger, better reputed academics etc. They are looking for quality in all aspects.
    • Section Leader
    Offline

    21
    ReputationRep:
    Section Leader
    (Original post by Scary)
    I'm wondering if they put any priorities in which universities the applicant gets the undergraduate from?for example would they priorities students from the better of the universities which require high a level grades for entry
    The undergraduate university is not an especially important factor.

    Posted from TSR Mobile
 
 
 
Poll
“Yanny” or “Laurel”
Useful resources

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.