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    I'm in a bit of a pickle because I've looked at courses from lower ranking unis (respectively) such as Kent and UEA and I prefer their courses to those of higher up unis such as Birmingham and Nottingham.
    I've been to a few unis, Birmingham and Nottingham included but I haven't been to Kent or UEA so I don't know if I like their campuses (google images probably isn't enough to make up my mind heh).
    Should I forget about rankings and just go with the courses with the most fun modules even if I'm not sure whether I'll like the campus or should I prioritise rankings etc?
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    (Original post by AxSirlotl)
    I'm in a bit of a pickle because I've looked at courses from lower ranking unis (respectively) such as Kent and UEA and I prefer their courses to those of higher up unis such as Birmingham and Nottingham.
    I've been to a few unis, Birmingham and Nottingham included but I haven't been to Kent or UEA so I don't know if I like their campuses (google images probably isn't enough to make up my mind heh).
    Should I forget about rankings and just go with the courses with the most fun modules even if I'm not sure whether I'll like the campus or should I prioritise rankings etc?
    Rankings aren't everything. You also need to look at things like the course, where you want to live for the next 3-4 years, etc.
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    (Original post by AxSirlotl)
    I'm in a bit of a pickle because I've looked at courses from lower ranking unis (respectively) such as Kent and UEA and I prefer their courses to those of higher up unis such as Birmingham and Nottingham.
    I've been to a few unis, Birmingham and Nottingham included but I haven't been to Kent or UEA so I don't know if I like their campuses (google images probably isn't enough to make up my mind heh).
    Should I forget about rankings and just go with the courses with the most fun modules even if I'm not sure whether I'll like the campus or should I prioritise rankings etc?
    Kent has a beautiful campus and Canterbury is a nice but small city.

    And course content is - within reason - more important than the nebulous concept of 'reputation' and the flawed nature of 'rankings'.

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