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so I've applied to the wrong course - biomedical engineering instead of just biomedicine. the requirements for the engineering is an A in physics, and i don't take physics but i've still been given an interview. it's been 14 days on Ucas so i can't just switch courses, is there anything i can do?
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so I've applied to the wrong course - biomedical engineering instead of just biomedicine. the requirements for the engineering is an A in physics, and i don't take physics but i've still been given an interview. it's been 14 days on Ucas so i can't just switch courses, is there anything i can do?
Talk to your UCAS advisor at school and see what they say - they might sort it out for you.

If not, call the uni and give them your ucas ID number - tell them what’s happened.
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so I've applied to the wrong course - biomedical engineering instead of just biomedicine. the requirements for the engineering is an A in physics, and i don't take physics but i've still been given an interview. it's been 14 days on Ucas so i can't just switch courses, is there anything i can do?
Does the university offer both? If so ring them up and ask them to swap your course.
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I think u need to call the uni and explain what happened
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How did that happen? Call the uni and speak to them. It is not in anyone's interest in you doing the wrong course. There must be a way of changint it. Good luck
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Does the university offer both? If so ring them up and ask them to swap your course.
no, but I stupidly assumed they were the same thing without looking at the website
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no, but I stupidly assumed they were the same thing without looking at the website
After 14 days there’s no way to swap universities (you can only ask universities to swap your course at that university)
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\Biomedical engineering is interesting...if you are up for interview, maybe research the course and see if you like it? Might be fate haha, nothing that UCAS will do really, now that the fourteen day window has elapsed.
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Call up UCAS on 03714680468

ask for advice etc. and then on monday talk to your year head/careers advisor....
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Call up UCAS on 03714680468

ask for advice etc. and then on monday talk to your year head/careers advisor....
After 14 days UCAS can’t help. Neither can teachers.

There’s no way to substitute a university after 14 days. The only changes possible are to swap courses at that university (initiated by the university) or to decline all offers and apply elsewhere using extra.

OP has 4 other choices that are presumably for the right course to focus on.
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Contact the university directly - ring them up - and ask them if you can change. It's too late to do it through UCAS now.
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After 14 days UCAS can’t help. Neither can teachers.

There’s no way to substitute a university after 14 days. The only changes possible are to swap courses at that university (initiated by the university) or to decline all offers and apply elsewhere using extra.

OP has 4 other choices that are presumably for the right course to focus on.
Yeah the other 4 are dentistry, should I just accept my fate?
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Yeah the other 4 are dentistry, should I just accept my fate?
Unless there’s another course at your 5th choice that you fancy asking them to switch you too. Maybe a straight biology course if they don’t offer biomed?

Biomed courses are often in clearing because they know they can pick up excellent students who missed out on med/dent places...so there’s always a fall back later on
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I applied to the wrong Uni (waste of an option).

But yeah, talk to UCAS.
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so I've applied to the wrong course - biomedical engineering instead of just biomedicine. the requirements for the engineering is an A in physics, and i don't take physics but i've still been given an interview. it's been 14 days on Ucas so i can't just switch courses, is there anything i can do?


Sounds like you should ditch the Sciences for now and apply for English if you made that sort of blunder.....
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Sounds like you should ditch the Sciences for now and apply for English if you made that sort of blunder.....
sounds like you should press that juicy back button right out of this thread.
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