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    I applied to a course at st george and selected the MSci option instead of BSc. (Biomedical Sciences)

    Is it harder to get into a MSci than BSc if so I still have time to change my options.

    Please help!
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    An MSc is a postgraduate course, you will need an undergraduate course (e.g. a BSc) before you are able to get onto a MSc course.
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    (Original post by hug_the_psych)
    An MSc is a postgraduate course, you will need an undergraduate course (e.g. a BSc) before you are able to get onto a MSc course.
    It was listed as a undergraduate, the same course BSc - 3yrs MSci - 4yrs
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    (Original post by hug_the_psych)
    An MSc is a postgraduate course, you will need an undergraduate course (e.g. a BSc) before you are able to get onto a MSc course.
    (Original post by tigrisb)
    It was listed as a undergraduate, the same course BSc - 3yrs MSci - 4yrs
    It's a UG masters, and shouldn't be any harder to get on to
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    Look it up on unistats/which
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    (Original post by DreamlinerFinder)
    It's a UG masters, and shouldn't be any harder to get on to
    Thank you so much! You’re 100% sure?
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    (Original post by tigrisb)
    It was listed as a undergraduate, the same course BSc - 3yrs MSci - 4yrs
    some courses allow you to apply for a bsc and msc at the same time, so once you finish your bsc you automatically stay at uni for another year to top it up to msc standard. normally msc degrees require one or two grades higher than the bsc does however it should be easier enough to change course by email or wait until you enrol and then change
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    (Original post by tigrisb)
    Thank you so much! You’re 100% sure?
    Yes, it's common with Science, and also Scottish degrees
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    I don't think it's any harder to get on to, but it depends on the course and university.

    For example the MSci Chemistry at my university is just like the BSc + 1 year with a year of extra units, whereas MSci Neuroscience is applied to in your 2nd year of the BSc and highly competitive, only space for around 8% of that year's cohort.

    Be sure you want to go for the MSci, if you go to BSc there's nothing stopping you doing the BSc where you are and then doing a two year MSc somewhere else, allowing you to change after your first degree. But it's entirely up to you.

    Speak to your university admissions and see what they say. .
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    (Original post by Paulington)
    I don't think it's any harder to get on to, but it depends on the course and university.

    For example the MSci Chemistry at my university is just like the BSc + 1 year with a year of extra units, whereas MSci Neuroscience is applied to in your 2nd year of the BSc and highly competitive, only space for around 8% of that year's cohort.

    Be sure you want to go for the MSci, if you go to BSc there's nothing stopping you doing the BSc where you are and then doing a two year MSc somewhere else, allowing you to change after your first degree. But it's entirely up to you.

    Speak to your university admissions and see what they say. .
    Thank you so much! If i change my option on ucas track will it make a difference to my application or?
 
 
 
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