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How good is Manchester at Law LLB compare to my other unis (Warwick, Exeter and Surrey):
How good is reputation among UK's employers and international recognition.
How is quality of teaching? Lectures?
How good is social life and city in general?

I got stuck between Warwick, Manchester and Exeter
Exeter gave me quite low offer, if I do firm, which looks quite tempting (AAB or equivalent), however I'm worried about its international reputation.....I visited all of them, but still stuck.....
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Lol, I’m in exactly the same situation....still didn’t decide
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You cannot quantify said universities, they are much of a muchness.

All three are very reputable law schools, will one give you a better chance of employment in the legal field? I doubt it.
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You cannot quantify said universities, they are much of a muchness.

All three are very reputable law schools, will one give you a better chance of employment in the legal field? I doubt it.
But still.....we both have a choice and we need to narrow down our unis to just firm and an insturance.
Which one would you personally pick?
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But still.....we both have a choice and we need to narrow down our unis to just firm and an insturance.
Which one would you personally pick?
Sorry, I meant that in response to the question about prestige and reputation, it seemed OP was more concerned about reputation.

Personally, the universities and the cities they are in are very different. Whilst the reputation puts them at the same level, the cities are anything but. Nonetheless, the question about where is most suitable, is very subjective. You may prefer a large city campus (Manchester), you may prefer a city in a more secluded area (Warwick). It is worth mentioning though, Warwick is very central, so transport across the UK is quick and easy. Contrast this with the other two which are at other sides of the country, it will take longer to travel up/down. This maybe more of an issue if you are international students.

Teaching quality etc will be on the website, you can see what modules each uni does, if there is any that you like. Some universities also give more choices in their degree. For example, allowing you to have an "open module" selection. This allows you to pick modules which are "easier" than traditional law modules. Many students play the system and get their marks up this way.

Ultimately, this is all very personal. If you ask me, I would side with Manchester. I prefer being a big city etc which would be my influencing factor. Although, I attend a uni in London, if I had the choice of these three, I would pick Manchester.

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Sorry, I meant that in response to the question about prestige and reputation, it seemed OP was more concerned about reputation.

Personally, the universities and the cities they are in are very different. Whilst the reputation puts them at the same level, the cities are anything but. Nonetheless, the question about where is most suitable, is very subjective. You may prefer a large city campus (Manchester), you may prefer a city in a more secluded area (Warwick). It is worth mentioning though, Warwick is very central, so transport across the UK is quick and easy. Contrast this with the other two which are at other sides of the country, it will take longer to travel up/down. This maybe more of an issue if you are international students.

Teaching quality etc will be on the website, you can see what modules each uni does, if there is any that you like. Some universities also give more choices in their degree. For example, allowing you to have an "open module" selection. This allows you to pick modules which are "easier" than traditional law modules. Many students play the system and get their marks up this way.

Ultimately, this is all very personal. If you ask me, I would side with Manchester. I prefer being a big city etc which would be my influencing factor. Although, I attend a uni in London, if I had the choice of these three, I would pick Manchester.

Hope this helps.
Which uni in London do you attend?
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Which uni in London do you attend?
LSE
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LSE
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Sorry, I meant that in response to the question about prestige and reputation, it seemed OP was more concerned about reputation.

Personally, the universities and the cities they are in are very different. Whilst the reputation puts them at the same level, the cities are anything but. Nonetheless, the question about where is most suitable, is very subjective. You may prefer a large city campus (Manchester), you may prefer a city in a more secluded area (Warwick). It is worth mentioning though, Warwick is very central, so transport across the UK is quick and easy. Contrast this with the other two which are at other sides of the country, it will take longer to travel up/down. This maybe more of an issue if you are international students.

Teaching quality etc will be on the website, you can see what modules each uni does, if there is any that you like. Some universities also give more choices in their degree. For example, allowing you to have an "open module" selection. This allows you to pick modules which are "easier" than traditional law modules. Many students play the system and get their marks up this way.

Ultimately, this is all very personal. If you ask me, I would side with Manchester. I prefer being a big city etc which would be my influencing factor. Although, I attend a uni in London, if I had the choice of these three, I would pick Manchester.

Hope this helps.
I really like Warwick's course and the quality of teaching is quite high, however their entry standards are very high compare to those others and location seems to me too isolated....
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I really like Warwick's course and the quality of teaching is quite high, however their entry standards are very high compare to those others and location seems to me too isolated....
Maybe I am wrong, but are the three not very similar? I thought all three were AAA courses, maybe Warwick is A*AA. Also, the entry standards nowadays seem to be more flexible.

Yeah, Warwick is pretty much in the middle of nowhere. It is close to places like Birmingham, but I do agree that, it is not really ideal for someone seeking the "city" uni lifestyle. Is it at all possible for you to visit these universities? I feel visiting helps a lot, at least it did for me.
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I really like Warwick's course and the quality of teaching is quite high, however their entry standards are very high compare to those others and location seems to me too isolated....
As above, Warwick is AAA like the others. Offer rate is lower, if that is what you mean.

Warwick's course. What do you like about it so much? And what gave you the impression that Warwick's quality of teaching is quite high, relative to the others?
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As above, Warwick is AAA like the others. Offer rate is lower, if that is what you mean.

Warwick's course. What do you like about it so much? And what gave you the impression that Warwick's quality of teaching is quite high, relative to the others?
I wanted to say that they are very strict at grades, if you miss your offer by one grade, they’ll be unlikely to take you
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How good is Manchester at Law LLB compare to my other unis (Warwick, Exeter and Surrey):
How good is reputation among UK's employers and international recognition.
How is quality of teaching? Lectures?
How good is social life and city in general?

I got stuck between Warwick, Manchester and Exeter
Exeter gave me quite low offer, if I do firm, which looks quite tempting (AAB or equivalent), however I'm worried about its international reputation.....I visited all of them, but still stuck.....
Why is international reputation something that would affect your decision, are you looking to move abroad in the future and if so, to do what?
When it comes to this country, those three universities are pretty neck and neck. Getting a strong degree in any would be a good start to your career. As others have said though, the social aspects of these universities couldn't really be more different!
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Why is international reputation something that would affect your decision, are you looking to move abroad in the future and if so, to do what?
When it comes to this country, those three universities are pretty neck and neck. Getting a strong degree in any would be a good start to your career. As others have said though, the social aspects of these universities couldn't really be more different!
I’m planning to stay in the UK, however I might choose international law path, which might include jobs abroad....but AAA for Manchester is risky
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As above, Warwick is AAA like the others. Offer rate is lower, if that is what you mean.

Warwick's course. What do you like about it so much? And what gave you the impression that Warwick's quality of teaching is quite high, relative to the others?
Because I heard that lectures in Exeter are useless sh*t
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I’m planning to stay in the UK, however I might choose international law path, which might include jobs abroad....but AAA for Manchester is risky
Well why not firm Manchester and put Exeter as your insurance? Seems logical to me.
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Well why not firm Manchester and put Exeter as your insurance? Seems logical to me.
Exeter’s offer is AAA but if firm then AAB or equivalent
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Because I heard that lectures in Exeter are useless sh*t
There are people who complain about quality of teaching at Warwick, KCL, Liverpool, Oxford and so on. The issue with this is they have not tasted the teaching standards on other courses, hence their complaint is without context. They think "I am having a hard time with this difficult course ... must by my lectures which are crap; it must be someone else's fault." On the flip side, there will be hundreds of other students on the same course who are quite contented.

Also I wasn't asking you, so I am unsure why you responded.
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There are people who complain about quality of teaching at Warwick, KCL, Liverpool, Oxford and so on. The issue with this is they have not tasted the teaching standards on other courses, hence their complaint is without context. They think "I am having a hard time with this difficult course ... must by my lectures which are crap; it must be someone else's fault." On the flip side, there will be hundreds of other students on the same course who are quite contented.

Also I wasn't asking you, so I am unsure why you responded.
You asked me on the message above :/
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Exeter’s offer is AAA but if firm then AAB or equivalent
So if by some divine intervention Manchester starts enforcing their AAA offer, you'd get AAB/BB and be rejected from there and you'd also put yourself at risk of being rejected by Exeter for missing your AAA offer there. Of course, chances are Manchester will accept you anyway. Exeter less so, but still a half-decent chance.

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You asked me on the message above :/
I kinda never :/
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