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    Hey guys,

    long story short - I'm 19 and took a gap year between sixth form and plans to go to uni. Problem is now I'm really confuddled, so to say.

    Basically alongside my other choices I'd entered a course which was up my alley but didn't take notice that it was a top up.
    Sending off my application to all choices, within days, I'd received a letter with an unconditional offer to the top up course. Obviously, I have no actual university 'level' qualifications at this point which surely beats the point of a top up course? Like why would they give me a place on the course without them? Of course (no pun intended) my highest level of academic study is A-levels and my vocational courses from sixth form.


    There's still my other choices, obviously (and me being a bit numb at the time) - but why would they give me an unconditional offer on it?

    Thanks!
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    Hey guys,

    long story short - I'm 19 and took a gap year between sixth form and plans to go to uni. Problem is now I'm really confuddled, so to say.

    Basically alongside my other choices I'd entered a course which was up my alley but didn't take notice that it was a top up.
    Sending off my application to all choices, within days, I'd received a letter with an unconditional offer to the top up course. Obviously, I have no actual university 'level' qualifications at this point which surely beats the point of a top up course? Like why would they give me a place on the course without them? Of course (no pun intended) my highest level of academic study is A-levels and my vocational courses from sixth form.


    There's still my other choices, obviously (and me being a bit numb at the time) - but why would they give me an unconditional offer on it?

    Thanks!
    It is a mistake. Contact them and point it out and ask to be considered for the full degree course, assuming they have one you are interested in.
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    It is a mistake. Contact them and point it out and ask to be considered for the full degree course, assuming they have one you are interested in.

    Thank you both - I'll get onto them ASAP.
 
 
 
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