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I am currently a first year computer science student at Lancaster University and I recently received an unconditional offer from Manchester (sadly transfer in the first year not second).
Is it worth it to lose one year of study in order to go to Manchester?
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In my personal opinion Lancaster university is a well respected university and a top 10 university according to the complete university guide.
I think that the end goal of a degree is to get a job in a field that you enjoy.
What you need to ask yourself is it worth spending £9,250 for a different name on your CV?

I understand that Manchester is an exceptionally good university however is it financially worth it? I dont think so.

An alternative which could suit you if you really want to got to Manchester is completing your undergraduate degree and doing a postgraduate at Manchester as that way you would at least get a extra qualification from the extra year which would increase your employability.
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(Original post by Antony Hughes)
In my personal opinion Lancaster university is a well respected university and a top 10 university according to the complete university guide.
I think that the end goal of a degree is to get a job in a field that you enjoy.
What you need to ask yourself is it worth spending £9,250 for a different name on your CV?

I understand that Manchester is an exceptionally good university however is it financially worth it? I dont think so.

An alternative which could suit you if you really want to got to Manchester is completing your undergraduate degree and doing a postgraduate at Manchester as that way you would at least get a extra qualification from the extra year which would increase your employability.
I was thinking the same thing, finish my studies here and get a post at manchester, or who knows, even a better uni. I might still try to send them emails and ask for a second year transfer. Thank you for your response!!
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Nah doesn't make sense to switch
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