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    Hello everyone, I'm a student from Italy and I'm trying to choose what university include in my application for a Physics or (even better) Astrophysics degree. My predicted grade for the final exam is around 95-100%, which can be considered as a AAA-A*A*A in A levels (It really depends on how lucky I will be during the exam).
    I'm not very familiar with the admission rates of English universities, so I wanted to know if you think that trying this universities is a little optimistic.
    Imperial - Physics Bsc
    Manchester - Physics with Astrophysics Bsc
    Edinburgh - Astrophysics Bsc
    UCL - Astrophysics Bsc
    KCL - Physics With Astrophysics and Cosmology Bsc
    considering that I'd like to be sure (or at least 95% sure) to be accepted at one of these at least. Thanks for helping me out
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    (Original post by SeanNass)
    Hello everyone, I'm a student from Italy and I'm trying to choose what university include in my application for a Physics or (even better) Astrophysics degree. My predicted grade for the final exam is around 95-100%, which can be considered as a AAA-A*A*A in A levels (It really depends on how lucky I will be during the exam).
    I'm not very familiar with the admission rates of English universities, so I wanted to know if you think that trying this universities is a little optimistic.
    Imperial - Physics Bsc
    Manchester - Physics with Astrophysics Bsc
    Edinburgh - Astrophysics Bsc
    UCL - Astrophysics Bsc
    KCL - Physics With Astrophysics and Cosmology Bsc
    considering that I'd like to be sure (or at least 95% sure) to be accepted at one of these at least. Thanks for helping me out
    You can see course offer rates at Which? University:
    https://university.which.co.uk/

    It can be an idea to include 1 or 2 universities below you predicted grades as "insurance".

    Of your choices Imperial is the most "competitive".

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    So which universities would you suggest? Considering that I’m looking for a good uni which is also in a city where night/social life isn’t missing...
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    (Original post by SeanNass)
    So which universities would you suggest? Considering that I’m looking for a good uni which is also in a city where night/social life isn’t missing...
    I'm not a physicist, so can't really advise. Your choices seem fine.

    Maybe add Bristol and Birmingham to the mix.

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    (Original post by Doonesbury)
    I'm not a physicist, so can't really advise. Your choices seem fine.

    Maybe add Bristol and Birmingham to the mix.

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    Ok thank you very much, if anyone else has something to say is always appreciated.
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    (Original post by SeanNass)
    Ok thank you very much, if anyone else has something to say is always appreciated.
    Imperial and Manchester require A*A*A, Edinburgh is A*AA I think, UCL is AAA and King's is AAB.
    As a guess you'd probably get offers from the last two at least but it really depends on other aspects of your application and your interview for Imperial and Manchester. Do you not have exact predictions?
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    (Original post by AspiringUnderdog)
    Imperial and Manchester require A*A*A, Edinburgh is A*AA I think, UCL is AAA and King's is AAB.
    As a guess you'd probably get offers from the last two at least but it really depends on other aspects of your application and your interview for Imperial and Manchester. Do you not have exact predictions?
    I believe my predicted grade will be around 98-100% (A*A*A) however is not unlikely that I will get a lower grade in the exam (like 95% which is A*AA or even less if I'm very unlucky).
 
 
 
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