Can you join any university without applying for them on ucas Watch

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Hey guys so I’m massively stuck in weather I should choose computer science or law as a degree. On my current ucas applications I’m applying for computer science however if I was decide on doing law on results day 2020 could I call up a university I haven’t applied for and ask to join them. Because I wanted to join warrick for law but I’m not so confident if I can get those grades right now. Say on my ucas application I applied for 5 different unis for computer science could I call up warrick and ask to join the law degree if I got AAA on results day
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Hey, I see what you mean. You could theoretically do what you're doing now and go through clearing? https://www.ucas.com/undergraduate/r.../what-clearing

However, that hopes that there's spaces left in clearing for Law at Warwick.
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Yes, you can.

I didnt use ucas at all to go to uni
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Yes, you can.

I didnt use ucas at all to go to uni
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No, you have to go through ucas for undergrad courses. Only master courses can be applied directly through university. It depends on the university if they have any spaces available. There is something called clearing where if you are rejected by or don`t accept the offers from all the unis you applied to, then ucas calls different unis across the country to see whether they have any spaces available for your chosen course. You can ring around but they`ll do the hard work for you. If you reject the uni they chose for you or if there is no space available at any uni then they might find alternative similar courses for you from unis across the country. If you then reject the course, they found for you or there is no space available, then unfortunately you will have to wait and apply the following year.
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All undergraduate programmes at Warwick are applied to via UCAS, and their Law programme wasn’t in Clearing in 2019. So don’t make any plans on being able to do this.
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Don't most universities require the LNAT for Law?
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Don't most universities require the LNAT for Law?
No only a few of them like Durham oxford Bristol and there’s other ones
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Hey guys so I’m massively stuck in weather I should choose computer science or law as a degree. On my current ucas applications I’m applying for computer science however if I was decide on doing law on results day 2020 could I call up a university I haven’t applied for and ask to join them. Because I wanted to join warrick for law but I’m not so confident if I can get those grades right now. Say on my ucas application I applied for 5 different unis for computer science could I call up warrick and ask to join the law degree if I got AAA on results day
Ucas is the only route to apply for the vast majority of uk full time undergrad degrees.

Some universities accept direct applications for part time or below degree courses and a few accept applications directly or via the common app if you’re an international student.

Clearing is part of ucas. You can’t get a place through clearing without giving up any offers and any clearing university will see your current PS (and previous choices).

If you’re not sure then plan in a gap year so you can reapply if you get the grades.
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I think you have to apply via UCAS then not accept any offers. This automatically puts you in clearing on results day, then you can phone unis and ask about law places. I don’t think you have to do anything else.
You could alternatively accept some low offers then go into adjustment.
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