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    Hi,

    I started studying for a masters about 4/5 years ago and didn’t complete the course. During the break between my first and final year I was going through some issues and decided the course wasn’t right for me. I didnt continue and didn’t attend enrolment for my second year.
    Over the last 5 years I have gained a great deal of experience in my chosen field and am more than qualified to get a place studying this at university. I’m applying to the same university that I studied for my masters in however this course in an undergraduate course.
    I’m scared that this will be on record and that it’ll go against me in my application. Applying to do the course was a knee jerk reaction after completing my first degree and was the stupidest thing I’ve ever done and I really don’t want it to affect my future now that I have worked towards a career I’m passionate about.
    I don’t know whether I should mention this during application/admissions or whether to trust that they are different courses at different levels and that there would be no issue as a result.

    Any advice or support would be massively appreciated. I’m going out of my mind!
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    Hi,

    I started studying for a masters about 4/5 years ago and didn’t complete the course. During the break between my first and final year I was going through some issues and decided the course wasn’t right for me. I didnt continue and didn’t attend enrolment for my second year.
    Over the last 5 years I have gained a great deal of experience in my chosen field and am more than qualified to get a place studying this at university. I’m applying to the same university that I studied for my masters in however this course in an undergraduate course.
    I’m scared that this will be on record and that it’ll go against me in my application. Applying to do the course was a knee jerk reaction after completing my first degree and was the stupidest thing I’ve ever done and I really don’t want it to affect my future now that I have worked towards a career I’m passionate about.
    I don’t know whether I should mention this during application/admissions or whether to trust that they are different courses at different levels and that there would be no issue as a result.

    Any advice or support would be massively appreciated. I’m going out of my mind!
    You need to include all education on your UCAS form, so need to include the attempted Masters. But it is fairly common that people change their career plans, and so this shouldn't go against you.

    Presumably you have looked into the funding situation for second degrees.
 
 
 

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