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    I know that you can apply for 2 different courses at the same uni etc...
    But can i apply for an undergrad masters and the bachelors at the same uni?
    Its at Bangor - MZool and BSc Zoology.

    Also, can i then put the masters as my firm and the bachelors as my insurance?

    Sorry if this seems like a completely retarded and obvious question...
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    (Original post by Buster_Bunny)
    I know that you can apply for 2 different courses at the same uni etc...
    But can i apply for an undergrad masters and the bachelors at the same uni?
    Its at Bangor - MZool and BSc Zoology.

    Also, can i then put the masters as my firm and the bachelors as my insurance?

    Sorry if this seems like a completely retarded and obvious question...
    Yes you can to both of your questions, there is nothing stopping you. However I must say; I do not see the point because it is the same course, and normally they give BSc students an option to switch to MSc at the end of the second year. Also, I would not recommend it, it would be a waste of space and since you only have 5 options, it would be very risky. I would apply for BSc and switch after your second year

    Hope this helps.
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    Huh?

    An undergrad masters? Can someone shed some light?
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    (Original post by somethingbeautiful)
    Huh?

    An undergrad masters? Can someone shed some light?
    From what I know its basically an undergraduate course with a masters stuck on as a fourth year.
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    (Original post by somethingbeautiful)
    Huh?

    An undergrad masters? Can someone shed some light?
    You basically graduate with an MSc after four years.

    Normally you do a BSc then MSc. i.e you get two degrees.

    But some courses offer straight MSc. Four year course.
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    (Original post by The Financial Astrologer)
    Yes you can to both of your questions, there is nothing stopping you. However I must say; I do not see the point because it is the same course, and normally they give BSc students an option to switch to MSc at the end of the second year. Also, I would not recommend it, it would be a waste of space and since you only have 5 options, it would be very risky. I would apply for BSc and switch after your second year

    Hope this helps.
    Yeah i see what you mean.
    At the open day, the dude said that it is preferable to apply for the masters and choose in the first 2 years of the course whether u wana do the final masters year, instead of applying for the BSc and deciding to do the masters year...

    My reasons for applying for both is just incase i dont get the grades for the masters, i wana make sure i can still go in for the bachelors...
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    (Original post by Buster_Bunny)
    My reasons for applying for both is just incase i dont get the grades for the masters, i wana make sure i can still go in for the bachelors...
    You'd be better off applying for just the bachelors, in that case. You will be able to switch from one to the other in your first year, but after that switching to the masters could become difficult.
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    (Original post by The Financial Astrologer)
    Yes you can to both of your questions, there is nothing stopping you. However I must say; I do not see the point because it is the same course, and normally they give BSc students an option to switch to MSc at the end of the second year. Also, I would not recommend it, it would be a waste of space and since you only have 5 options, it would be very risky. I would apply for BSc and switch after your second year

    Hope this helps.
    I would actually do the opposite: apply for the MZool then switch to the BSc, if you wish, for funding reasons.
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    (Original post by somethingbeautiful)
    Huh?

    An undergrad masters? Can someone shed some light?
    Basically what the guy above said.

    It's an integrated masters degree that is taught at undergraduate level.

    You don't get a bachelors degree out of it, just the masters at the end of the course (usually takes one extra year).
    This being opposed to taking a masters at postgraduate level, which requires a bachelors degree first.

    Here's an engineering example (since I don't know much about Zoology degrees):

    BEng (undergraduate) + MSc (postgraduate) = MEng (undergraduate)

    EDIT: Beaten to the explanation by miles, damn my slow typing!
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    (Original post by rapha)
    I would actually do the opposite: apply for the MZool then switch to the BSc, if you wish, for funding reasons.
    I need a masters degree anyway, cus i wana be a Research Scientist :/
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    (Original post by jamz0770)
    From what I know its basically an undergraduate course with a masters stuck on as a fourth year.


    (Original post by The Financial Astrologer)
    You basically graduate with an MSc after four years.

    Normally you do a BSc then MSc. i.e you get two degrees.

    But some courses offer straight MSc. Four year course.

    (Original post by jordan12)
    Basically what the guy above said.

    It's an integrated masters degree that is taught at undergraduate level.

    You don't get a bachelors degree out of it, just the masters at the end of the course (usually takes one extra year).
    This being opposed to taking a masters at postgraduate level, which requires a bachelors degree first.

    Here's an engineering example (since I don't know much about Zoology degrees):

    BEng (undergraduate) + MSc (postgraduate) = MEng (undergraduate)

    EDIT: Beaten to the explanation by miles, damn my slow typing!
    Well you learn something new everyday! Thanks, I had no idea about that.
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    Soo just to clarify...

    Say i put the masters as my firm and another uni as my insurance,
    and then i don't meet the grades for the masters, get the grades for the bachelors in this course, but because that wasn't my insurance would i have to go to the insurance uni??
    or can i ask my firm uni to jus put me in for the bachelors instead of the masters??

    Cus i dont wana go anywhere else other than Bangor
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    (Original post by Buster_Bunny)
    Soo just to clarify...

    Say i put the masters as my firm and another uni as my insurance,
    and then i don't meet the grades for the masters, get the grades for the bachelors in this course, but because that wasn't my insurance would i have to go to the insurance uni??
    or can i ask my firm uni to jus put me in for the bachelors instead of the masters??

    Cus i dont wana go anywhere else other than Bangor
    Very often what happens is that if you miss an offer for the Master's course the uni will offer you the Bachelor's course instead. Then you have the best of both worlds, potentially, because you don't have to accept the alternative and could still go to a different uni as your insurance. I would ask Bangor about this in advance; it's a very common question and it certainly won't prejudice your application.
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    I agree totally with what rapha and Minerva said. It's what I did and what Bangor offered to do for me, though a different course. It's easy to get student finance to fund a masters this way.
 
 
 
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