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    I'm applying for International Relations at St.Andrews, but I am really interested in modern history and they offer an excellent course at St.Andrews for it. If I were to apply for International Relations and Modern History as opposed to applying for International Relations as a single-honours, am I making it harder for myself to get an offer?
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    No not really if you take the relevant subjects
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    No not really if you take the relevant subjects
    Will it not be considered by both the Modern History department and International Relations department as well as general admissions, which is ultimately adding an extra opportunity for the departments to disagree with my application is it not?
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    It's easier to get onto most courses than you think, as long as you meet the minimum entry requirements. Even then you could miss them by a mile and still have a chance. You'll likely be fine.
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    It's easier to get onto most courses than you think, as long as you meet the minimum entry requirements. Even then you could miss them by a mile and still have a chance. You'll likely be fine.
    Thanks for the advice, are you speaking from experience by any chance?
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    (Original post by SocialStudiesETC)
    Will it not be considered by both the Modern History department and International Relations department as well as general admissions, which is ultimately adding an extra opportunity for the departments to disagree with my application is it not?
    To be honest less people actually do a Joint honour degree because of workload and various other factors
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    To be honest less people actually do a Joint honour degree because of workload and various other factors
    Just meet the entry requirements and you will get onto the course
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    To be honest less people actually do a Joint honour degree because of workload and various other factors
    Yeah I was considering that too, could always drop one though if possible and take a single subject into honours.
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    Thanks for the advice, are you speaking from experience by any chance?
    Yeah I got an offer to study Biology with Spanish at Imperial. It wasn't exactly joint honours but still.
 
 
 
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