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what are the chances of getting on an MSc programme?

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smudger4 Sat 28-May-16 14:37:18

How selective are university's? Really worried I won't get a place. What do they look for? Any advice for personal statement?

Bolograph Sat 28-May-16 14:39:30

Can you pay the fees? Do you have a pulse?

Although to be honest, they might regard ability to form plurals correctly an advantage :-)

nosireebob Sat 28-May-16 14:44:16

In the UK? It's fairly straightforward if you've got a 2.1 or above (or international equivalent) in a relevant first degree and can demonstrate that you've got the finances. On more selective/oversubscribed courses - most aren't - the motivational statement needs to indicate you understand what the course is about and that you can write reasonably well, but that's it.

Alternatively, many universities will also accept a 2:2 with work experience.

Good luck!

Haggisfish Sat 28-May-16 14:45:58

Agree with bokograph-unless it is a particularly competitive msc, you'll get on.

smudger4 Sat 28-May-16 15:05:10

Thank you 😊

smudger4 Sat 28-May-16 15:11:01

My bad Bolograph 😉

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