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    If you don't meet the requirements for your course or you do but decide you don't want to go this year, is it possible to defer your application for a year on (or just after) results day?
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    Usually you'd ask for deferral when you apply, but I believe if you call up the admissions tutor you may be able to change, unless you're doing something like Medicine or possibly going to Oxbridge.

    It's not in their interests to say no; if they don't let you defer, you won't want to be there and will possibly drop out/do badly, yet if they let you, they get £9,000 fees and better statistics.

    Call up now, rather than then, though.
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    I don't think they will let you defer if you don't meet the requirements.
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    The problem is I don't want to phone them up now and then regret it, I'm really not sure what I want to do.

    And with regards to deferring if I don't meet the requirements, I was thinking I'd defer and then resit so get the grades for next year (assuming I decide I want to go)
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    I still don't think they would let you do that.
    You'd have to reapply.
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    (Original post by becky-kirk43)
    And with regards to deferring if I don't meet the requirements, I was thinking I'd defer and then resit so get the grades for next year (assuming I decide I want to go)
    You can't do that. You have to meet all conditions of your offer by the end of this UCAS circle, which is August 30th, I think. If you do not meet the requirements, your application will be unsuccesful and you'll have to reapply next year.
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    (Original post by Sabinnie)
    You can't do that. You have to meet all conditions of your offer by the end of this UCAS circle, which is August 30th, I think. If you do not meet the requirements, your application will be unsuccesful and you'll have to reapply next year.
    September 2ns this year.
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    OK, makes sense I guess, what if i meet the requirements but decided to take a gap year, would that be a matter of re-applying next year or is there a possibility i could defer it?
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    (Original post by becky-kirk43)
    OK, makes sense I guess, what if i meet the requirements but decided to take a gap year, would that be a matter of re-applying next year or is there a possibility i could defer it?
    If you meet the requirements you can ask them to defer, but they may not let you.

    If you then change your mind during the gap year and wish to apply to a different uni, you'd have to ask to be released from your offer before you could reapply.
 
 
 
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